Mission

 

PHASA Mission, Aims & Objectives

Mission Statement:

PHASA supports the conservation and ecologically sustainable development and use of natural resources, for the benefit of current and future generations, through the promotion of ethical hunting (to ensure environmental protection for current and future generations in accordance with Section 24 of the Bill of Rights of the South African Constitution).

Aims & Objectives:

  • to promote and safeguard the interests and good name of PHASA and its members;
  • to promote and safeguard the hunting profession in South Africa;
  • to promote and participate in the conservation of Africa’s natural resources;
  • to promote and facilitate sustainable hunting as a conservation tool;
  • to promote and facilitate the empowerment of all South Africans wishing  to  participate in the hunting profession, conservation and related activities;
  • to engage with the national and provincial Governments of the Republic of South Africa and other countries, in all matters affecting professional hunting, conservation and related activities;
  • to collaborate with and assist, wherever possible and to the extent reasonably feasible, all officers of organisations and authorities tasked with the conservation of natural resources;
  • to co-operate with other persons and organisations in Africa and elsewhere having objects similar to those of this Association;
  • to promote and market South Africa as a leading international hunting destination;
  • to co-operate with those (wherever situated) who by business or other circumstances are connected with hunting and to provide opportunities for discussion between them and members of the Association on matters of common interest;
  • to promote adherence to its Code of Conduct by all PHASA members and to sanction members who contravene its Code of Conduct or act contrary to these Aims and Objects or other provisions of the Constitution of the Association;
  • to render assistance to and serve the needs of members of the Association;
  • to render assistance to and serve the needs, wherever possible and to the extent reasonably feasible, of the clientele of PHASA  members;
  • to regulate or prohibit, as the case may be, the publication in the Republic of South Africa or elsewhere by members of advertisements, interviews or press releases, that may be contrary to the objects of the Association; and
  • to develop fellowship and cooperation among professional hunters.