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FEN 2013

Updated on July 22, 2016

The theme for the 1st Freshwater Ecosystem Network (FEN) in 2013 was ‘Strengthening the incorporation of freshwater biodiversity into the Water Resource Classification System’. The WRCS is a principal mechanism for determining the balance between the use and protection of individual water resources (rivers, springs, wetlands, lakes, surface water, estuaries and aquifers). It identifies which  … Read more

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FEN 2014

Updated on July 22, 2016

The 2nd Freshwater Ecosystem Network (FEN) took place on 24th and 25th November in Pretoria. The main focus of the FEN 2014 was the National Biodiversity Assessment (NBA) 2017, especially the Freshwater component of the NBA. The purpose of the NBA is to assess the state of South Africa’s biodiversity based on best available science,  … Read more

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FEN 2015

Updated on July 22, 2016

The 3rd Freshwater Ecosystem Network was held on 29 July 2016 in Pretoria.  Picking up on the themes of the two previous FEN’, was the main focus for this year. The FEN 2015 looked at: Chapter 5 of the National Water Resource Strategy 2; Progress update on the NBA process; Wetland and River mapping and  … Read more

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