Comments: Draft White Paper on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity in South Africa

9 September 2022

Biowatch South Africa comments on the Draft White Paper on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity in South Africa.

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Policy Submission: Plant Improvement Act

31 August 2022

Biowatch SA Comments on the Regulations made in terms of the Plant Improvement Act, 2018 published in the Government Gazette on 10 June 2022.

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Policy Submission: Plant Breeders’ Rights Act

31 August 2022

Biowatch SA comments on the Regulations made in terms of the Plant Breeders’ Rights Act, 2018 as published in the Government Gazette on 24 June 2022.

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Policy Submission: Climate Change Bill

27 May 2022

Biowatch South Africa's submission on the Climate Change Bill [B9-2022], which was published on 18 February 2022.

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Policy Submission: Draft Framework for a Just Transition in South Africa

29 April 2022

Biowatch South Africa provides input on the draft Framework for a Just Transition in South Africa (dated February 2022).

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Comments: National Biodiversity Offset Guideline

27 May 2022

Biowatch SA comments on the ‘National Biodiversity Offset Guideline’ to the National Environmental Act, 1988 (Act No. 107 of 1988) gazetted for comment on 25 March 2022.

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Submission to Competition Commission: Request to extend the fresh produce market inquiry to the dry bean market

7 April 2022

Submission by Biowatch South Africa, Pietermaritzburg Economic Justice & Dignity Group, and South African Civil Society for Women's, Adolescents’, and Children's Health (SACSoWACH) to the Competition Commission: Request to extend the fresh produce market inquiry to the dry bean market.

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Policy Submission: South Africa’s accession to the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

12 December 2020

Policy Submission: South Africa’s accession to the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

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Policy Submission: Draft National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy

6 June 2019

Policy Submission: Draft National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy (No.644) published May 2019

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GM Permit Objection: Intentional release of Pioneer Hi-Bred GM maize DP-056113-9

7 February 2019

GM Permit Objection: Intentional release of Pioneer Hi-Bred GM maize DP-056113-9

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Policy Submission: National Policy on Comprehensive Producer Development Support

5 October 2018

Policy Submission: National Policy on Comprehensive Producer Development Support (Draft 5 v3) published October 2018

 

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Policy Submission: Draft Climate Smart Strategic Framework for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

2 October 2018

Policy Submission: Draft Climate Smart Strategic Framework for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (Notice 428 of 2018) published October 2018

 

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Policy Submission: Climate Change Bill

8 August 2018

Policy Submission: Climate Change Bill published June 2018

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Policy Submission: SA’s Accession to the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture and UPOV 1991 approval

27 July 2018

Policy Submission: South Africa’s accession to the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture and approval of the UPOV 1991 Convention

 

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Policy Submission: Draft Conservation Agriculture Policy

30 April 2018

Policy Submission: Draft Conservation Agriculture Policy published February 2018

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Policy Submission: Plant Improvement Bill

18 April 2017

Policy Submission: Plant Improvement Bill (B8B-2015) published April 2017

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Policy Submission: Plant Breeders' Rights Bill

18 April 2017

Policy Submission: Plant Breeders' Rights Bill (B11B-2015) published April 2017

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GM Permit Objection: General release of Pioneer Hi-Bred GM maize TC1507xNK603

9 September 2018

GM Permit Objection: General release of Pioneer Hi-Bred GM maize TC1507xNK603

 

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GM Permit Objection: General release of Monsanto GM maize MON87460xMON89034xNK603

30 March 2017

GM Permit Objection: General release of Monsanto GM maize MON87460xMON89034xNK603

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Policy Submission: Plant Breeders' Rights Bill

6 May 2015

Policy Submission: Plant Breeders' Rights Bill  B11B-2015 published May 2015

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Policy Submission: Plant Improvement Bill

5 May 2015

Policy Submission: Plant Improvement Bill B8B-2015 published May 2015

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Policy Submission: Draft Plant Improvement Policy and Bill

14 June 2013

Policy Submission: Draft Plant Improvement Policy and Bill published June 2013

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Policy Submission: Plant Breeders' Rights Bill

14 June 2013

Policy Submission: Plant Breeders' Rights Bill published June 2013

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