ADDITIONAL ROLE OF SAHLLA INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
To participate in fisheries management committees of the Department of Environment, Forestry & Fisheries (DEFF), and make contribution towards sound fisheries management. To assist DEFF with the ongoing research, forwarding data on a regular basis to its research institute, and assisting the assessment of exploitation levels of hake stock. To assist DEFF with vessel monitoring, observers and appointing certain discharge points, as well as assisting with funding.
To promote sound resource management programs, taking into account the evidence of scientific impact of various user groups on the resource, economy and environment. To promote effective compliance, policing and monitoring of the entire Republic of South African coastline and its resources.
To practice and promote conservation of our hake resources, with the objective of long-term optimal utilisation.
Form a database, and create interaction between fisheries and processors, to create a high level of quality control, and to maintain a good market.