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Drought risk analysis using remote sensing and GIS in the Oshikoto region, Namibia.
Drought is a recurrent climatic process that occurs with uneven temporal and spatial characteristics over broad areas and over an extended period of time. Therefore, detecting drought onsets and ends as well as assessing ...
Metadata challenges faced by producers and users of spatial data in South Africa.
A large number of spatial datasets have inconsistent and/or outdated metadata. In certain cases, metadata is entirely absent. Some spatial data producers suggest that metadata creation and maintenance is a time consuming ...
Shifts in societal perception of mental retardation concurrent with social, economic and political change.
This thesis assesses shifts in societal perceptions of mental retardation in South Africa from the mid-nineteenth century to the 1990s and investigates the influence of political, economic and social change on such ...
School language change led by internal change agents : interrogating the sustainability of school language change initiatives.
Amid the dearth of implementation of South Africa’s post-apartheid Language-in-education policy which encourages multilingualism and recognizes the value of instruction in the home language of learners, internal change ...
Does sequential harvesting affect the quality of and income from organically grown potatoes?
Lack of effective storage facilities to mitigate post harvest losses threatens the profitability of organic farming. In rural KwaZulu-Natal, small scale farmers use traditional storage and sequential harvesting to keep ...
An exploration of the experience of a memory box programme by children affected by HIV and AIDS.
The purpose of this research was to highlight the benefits of a Memory Box Programme on the social and emotional developmental functioning of orphaned children. The study focused on the memory box approach used by Sinomlando ...
Examining consumers perceptions on water supply and sanitation services : a case study of Ohlange Township, Durban, South Africa.
Governments in many developing countries have stepped up efforts to provide water and sanitation services sustainably to as many people as possible. In some instances, time frames for provision of services to all of their ...
Structure and synthesis of Phloroglucinol derivatives from Hypericum roeperianum
The research presented in this study combines natural product chemistry with organic
Clinical and epidemiological aspects of HIV and Hepatitis C virus co-infection in KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa.
HIV is known to affect the epidemiology, transmission, pathogenesis and natural history of HCV infection whilst studies on the effects of HCV on HIV have shown conflicting results and are confounded by the influence of ...
Schizophrenia and hemispheric brain functioning : a neuropsychological case study of a monozygotic twin case.
Schizophrenia is a debilitating mental illness which is complex and multifactorial in nature. Currently a full understanding of the exact aetiological and treatment pathways is yet to be understood, with effective treatment ...