Environmental, aquaculture and aquaponics services
Gaia offers an integrated and strategic approach to environmental and sustainability management services.
Over-and-above assisting you with your environmental and sustainability obligations, we aim to offer solutions towards the fulfilment your organisations environmental and sustainability aspirations. Whether you are a commercial enterprise or a community development or food security endeavour, we can assist you to leave not a footprint, but a legacy!
We can journey with you through all phases of your project development, including Strategic Planning, Project Planning and Design, Implementation, Operation, and Closure or Project Handover.
Gaia offers environmental and sustainability services across multiple disciplines.
We also offer specialised aquaculture and aquaponics services – including research, design, business plans, funding applications, operation plans, aquatic animal health and biosecurity plans, and operation monitoring services.
Gaia utilises a network of professionals, academics, extension officers and suppliers to custom design your project team to ensure you get the most efficient and effective partner to walk the road with you.
We also love sharing information relating to aquaculture and aquaponics in Southern Africa and globally, including stories about the journeys of those that have over the years been pushing the boundaries to grow these industries in South Africa.
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Owner and Senior Environmental Consultant
Catherine has 10 years of environmental consulting and project management experience. She has a sound knowledge of environmental and biodiversity legislation as well as aquaculture policy and legislation. Catherine is registered member of SACNASP and a Certified Associate Project Manager (PMI). Catherine has worked for well-known environmental and engineering firms SEF, AECOM/BKS, and WSP.
Catherine is also currently studying towards her PhD in aquaculture and was responsible for the design and establishment of a research Recirculating Aquaculture System at the Agricultural Research Council in Pretoria. Catherine’s PhD project is focusing on the production of Marron in recirculating systems, as well as linking this to aquaponics.