Call for Comment: Cederberg Complex World Heritage Site Management Plan

by CapeNature

This is a notification of the stakeholder engagement process and an invitation to attend a public meeting to provide inputs and comments to the draft Protected Area Management Plan for the Cederberg Complex World Heritage Site.

Management plans for protected areas are required in terms of section 39(2) of the National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act, 2003 (Act No. 57 of 2003) together with section 21 of the World Heritage Convention Act, 1999 (Act No. 49 of 1999). These plans, must inter alia be aimed at anticipating and preventing negative impacts on the environment and on the environmental rights of the peoples, and where they cannot be prevented, be mitigated.

CapeNature, as the management authority, is obligated to conserve, manage, promote, facilitate and monitor cultural and natural heritage in accordance with all applicable national and provincial legislation, policies and these management plans.

The following public meetings will be held:

4th December 2018 at 09:00 at the Clanwilliam Bowling Club

5th December at 10:00 at the Wupperthal Community Hall

6th December at 09:00 at the Citrusdal Golf club

 

A draft management plan is available at the public libraries in Clanwilliam and Citursdal or available to download on this page below.  To register as an Interested and Affected Party, please register as an I&AP by submitting your name, postal address, contact details and the issues and comments you want to raise to sburrows@capenature.co.za

Closing date: 11 January 2019

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