Aquaculture

Aquaculture
The company has core expertise in all aspects of aquaculture development in both the freshwater and marine environments. Our staff have worked throughout the Southern African region and in many instances globally, providing specialist services to all sectors.

Coastal Zone Management

Coastal zone management
Coastal zone management represents a core focus area for the company, and much of our past work has been focused in the coastal zone, notably the estuarine and marine environments.

Fisheries

Coastal zone management
The company has core expertise in a wide range of fisheries related fields in both the freshwater and marine environments. Our staff have worked throughout the Southern African region and in many instances globally, providing specialist services to all sectors.

Environmental Impact Assesment

Coastal zone management
The company provides services in the fields of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Basic Assessments, Specialist Assessments, Environmental Management Plans (EMP), and Strategic Environmental Assessments (SEA).

Enviro-Fish Africa, EFA, is a specialist consulting unit, housed within the Department of Ichthyology and Fisheries Science, Rhodes University, provides services in the fields of aquaculture development and fisheries management, coastal zone management, the conservation of aquatic biodiversity, resource management and development, capacity building, aquatic ecology and impact assessments in the marine and freshwater environments.
The team of consultants available to clients has a broad spectrum of expertise in these fields. This expertise is bolstered by a comprehensive network of associates throughout Africa, and organisational alliances with other reputable consulting organisations.

Our Mission is: 

To provide specialist services in fisheries development and management, aquaculture development, biodiversity and catchment conservation, sector planning, and capacity building to support socio-economic development and ecological sustainability in Africa. This is achieved by:

  • Combining the academic excellence of Rhodes University, and the delivery capabilities of an independent consulting company
  • Employing top class professional expertise
  • Fostering close working associations with reputable consulting firms
  • Upholding the highest ethical and professional standards of operation
  • Contributing actively  to initiatives that are aimed at promoting economic development, improving food security, and promoting natural resource-based economic opportunities in Africa