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Trophy hunting worth R1.98 billion to the SA economy

Written by Midweek. Posted in Latest News

Klerksdorp Midweek, Potchefstroom - Trophy hunting is worth exceedingly more to the South African economy than thought before. A new study headed by Prof Peet van der Merwe of the research unit TREES (Tourism Research in Economic Environs and Society), in collaboration with PHASA (Professional Hunters of South Africa), has shown it can be as much as R1.98 billion if not more.