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The Unrest Map: Tracking South Africa's July 2021 Unrest "tracks incidents of violence, looting, arson, protests and other instability during the nationwide unrest of July 2021."
The Draft National Radio Frequency Plan 2021 (NRFP-21) is available for public consultation.
The J. W. Jagger Library fire of 18 April 2021 resulted in the loss of a major part of the Government Publications collection. We lost our collections for the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Seychelles, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. A large portion of the South African collection of books was destroyed, plus most of the House of Assembly/National Assembly Debates (Hansard), our Cape Provincial and Cape Town City Council collections, the post-1994 Provincial and local government collections, the Homelands and a section of South African statistics. Publications of the British Colonial Office, the European Union, the Commonwealth, various international governmental organizations including the United Nations, the International Labour Organization and the World Trade Organization were all lost.
The National Treasury has published a zero-based budgeting framework, titled: A framework for achieving spending efficiency in a fiscally constrained environment.
The Presidential Climate Commission has published the First report: Recommendations on South Africa's draft updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC).
The Draft South African Atmospheric Emission License and Inventory Portal Data Management Policy, 2021, is available for public comment in SA Government Gazette no. 44799 of 2 July 2021 (page 152 ff.)
The Draft policy position on the conservation and ecologically sustainable use of elephant, lion, leopard and rhinoceros has been published for comment.
The purpose of the Dictionary of Terms and Concepts for Post-School Education and Training, 2021 "is to provide definitions of terms and concepts used in the MIS of the department, as well as terms that are commonly used in the PSET sector."
The Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment has published the National guideline for consideration of climate change implications in applications for environmental authorisations, atmospheric emissions licenses and waste management licenses for public comment.
Final amendments to the National Estuarine Management Protocol have been published for implementation.
The Revised White Paper on Families in South Africa "views the family as a key development imperative and seeks to mainstream family issues into government-wide, policy-making initiatives to foster positive family well-being and overall socio-economic development in the country."
The Forestry, logging and related services industry, 2019 report "presents estimates in respect of the 2019 forestry, logging and related services industry census."