Acronyms


 

BA      Basic Assessment 
BAR      Basic Assessment Report
BLSMS
     Boat Launch Site Monitoring System
CITES
     Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora 
CML      Coastal Management Line
CMP      Coastal Management Programme
COGTA                    KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs
CPP      Coastal Public Property
CPZ      Coastal Protection Zone
CSIR      Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
CVI      Coastal Vulnerability Index
DAFF      South African Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries
DEA      South African Department of Environmental Affairs
DM      District Municipality
DMR      South African Department of Mineral Resources
DPW      South African Department of Public Works
DWS
     South African Department of Water and Sanitation
EDTEA
     KZN Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs 
EEZ
     Exclusive Economic Zone
EFZ      Estuarine Functional Zone
EIA      Environmental Impact Assessment
EMI      Environmental Management Inspectorate
EMP      Environmental Management Plan or Estuarine Management Plan
EWR      Environmental Water Requirements
Ezemvelo
     Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife
FEE      Foundation for Environmental Education
GDP
     Gross Domestic Product
GIS      Geographical Information System
HWM
     High Water Mark
I&AP      Interested and Affected Party 
ICM
     Integrated Coastal Management
IDMP
     Integrated Development Management Plan
IDP
     Integrated Development Plan
IMP     Integrated Management Plan
KZN
     KwaZulu-Natal
LM
     Local Municipality
LUMP
     Land Use Management Plan
MCC
     Municipal Coastal Committee
MEC       Member of the Executive Council 
MPA
     Marine Protected Area
MLRA
     Marine Living Resources Act 
NBF
     National Biodiversity Framework 
NCC
     National Coastal Committee
NCMP
     National Coastal Management Programme
NECER      National Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Report 
NEMA
     National Environmental Management Act
NEMPAA
     National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act
NGO      Non-Governmental Organization
NPB
     Natal Parks board (now Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife)
NRF
     National Research Foundation
ORI      Oceanographic Research Institute
ORI-CFTP      The Oceanographic Research Institute's Cooperative Fish Tagging Project
ORV      Off-Road Vehicle
PCC
     Provincial Coastal Committee
PCMP
     Provincial Coastal Management Programme
PLS
     Public Launch Site
PPP           Public Participation Process 
RDLR
     South African Department of Rural Development and Land Reform
RQO      Resource Quality Objectives
SAAMBR
     South African Association for Marine Biological Research
SALGA
     South African Local Government Association
SAMRAD      South African Mineral Resource Administration System
SAMSA
     South African Maritime Safety Authority
SANBI
     South African National Biodiversity Institute 
SANCOR
     South African Network for Coastal and Oceanic Research 
SASSI
     South African Sustainable Seafood Initiative
SEA
     Strategic Environmental Assessment 
SEED
     Social Economic Environmental Development 
SG
     Surveyor General
SoC
     State of the Coast
SDF
     Spatial Development Framework
SDI
     Spatial Development Initiative 
SPLUMA
     Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act
TRPC
     Town and Regional Planning Commission
UNESCO
     United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization 
WESSA      Wildlife and Environmental Society of South Africa

SAMRAD: South African Mineral Resource Administration System