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Globalisation, development and community-based tourism in developing countries : a case study of Pondonland, Eastern Cape.
Contemporary globalisation in developing countries is circumscribed by neo-liberal development approaches, while community-based development seeks to create alternative development strategies. This thesis brings together ...
The use of spatial analysis and participatory approaches in strategic environmental assessment (SEA) : identifying and predicting the ecological impacts of development on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast of South Africa.
The high pressures for coastal development, translated as prolific land cover transformation, coupled with the weaknesses of management to protect the environment has led to the gradual deterioration of environmental ...
Experiences of a hidden population : life stories of refugees wihtin Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal.
Refugees, as forced migrants, have suffered displacement under conditions not of their own choosing, rather from a lack of choice, finding themselves in new settings, new places and new hardships. When refugees abandon ...
The remote sensing of papyrus vegetation (Cyperus papyrus L.) in swamp wetlands of South Africa.
Papyrus (Cyperus papyrus .L) swamp is the most species rich habitat that play vital hydrological, ecological, and economic roles in central tropical and western African wetlands. However, the existence of papyrus vegetation ...
The environmental and health status of the Mngeni estuary in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
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Tourism development on the Pondoland Wild Coast : a case based study.
Tourism is widely perceived as an easy access, low-impact means to achieving economic growth and development. In South Africa, community-based tourism has been promoted as a way of delivering resources and services to ...
The provision of primary health care in marginalized rural communities : comparative case studies of Zombodze (Swaziland) and Nkanyisweni (eThekwini Municipality, South Africa)
The provision of health in communities and their inhabitants are very important
Towards integrating sustainability in the eThekwini Municipality integrated development planning process.
Many of today‟s global environmental problems can be traced back to cities. Managing the urban environment has become a priority not only for cities themselves, but also for the global environment as a whole. It has also ...
The private sector-community relationship in ecotourism : the case of Umngazi River Bungalows, Eastern Cape
Ecotourism has increasingly been adopted in many countries as a responsible and sustainable form of tourism. The role of the private sector in ecotourism development and specifically the involvement of communities in their ...
Communities' perceptions and assessment of biodiversity conservation strategies : the case of protected areas in Kenya.
Protected areas in Kenya constitute 7% of the total land area with over 75% of wildlife in the country being found on private or communal land. Wi th one of the highest population growth rates in the world and facing a ...