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Can small-scale poultry production contribute to household food security in the Maphephetheni lowlands, KwaZulu-Natal?
This study investigated the feasibility of small-scale poultry production to contribute to household food security in the Maphephetheni lowlands in KwaZulu-Natal. Forty households, selected by stratified random sampling ...
Analyzing an orthophoto mapping system using system analysis, SWOT and client satisfaction survey : a case study of the Chief Directorate of Surveys and Mapping, Republic of South Africa
An orthophoto map is made from a combination of different geospatial datasets such as relief, imagery, powerlines and annotation. These data sets are usually generated by different divisions within national mapping agencies. ...
The bold and the beautiful.
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Protected area management and environmental decision-making : the case of Dlinza Forest Nature Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal.
Colonial conservation emerged as colonial conservationists perceived the threat of deforestation, climatic change and famine. The sense that there were limits to nature's capacity to meet human demands, led to colonial ...
Genetic improvement of Zambian maize (Zea mays L.) populations for resistance to ear rots and a survey of associated mycotoxins.
Maize ear rots are among the most important impediments to increased maize production in Africa. Besides yield loss, they produce mycotoxins in their host whose contamination has been linked to several human and animal ...
Parallel robot design incorporating a direct end effector sensing system.
This dissertation details the development of a parallel robot with an integrated direct end effector sensing system, from concept to prototype model and includes details of research, design, simulation, construction, ...
Performance based analysis of current South African semi trailer and b-double trailer designs
South African heavy vehicles are currently designed according to prescriptive standards designed and enforced by the National Department of Transport (DoT); these standards are regulated in terms of mass, dimensions and ...
Modelling the interaction between human immunodeficiency virus, mycobacterium tuberculosis and the human immune system, including the effects of drug therapy.
Tuberculosis (TB) is the leading cause of death in individuals infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in several African countries, including South Africa. HIV-positive individuals do not have the immune system ...
An evaluation of the use of environmental management plans in integrated environmental management in KwaZulu-Natal.
An Environmental Management Plan (EMP) details mitigation measures and monitoring thereof as well management of the whole project implementation. As a management tool, the concept of an EMP was developed to ensure proper ...
Investigating the quality of referral and support systems between fixed clinics and district hospitals in area 3 of KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Department of Health.
Introduction A well-functioning primary health care system depends on all three levels of healthcare, that is, the primary, secondary and tertiary levels of care. District hospitals have a major role to play in the development ...