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Remote sensing of wetland tree species in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
The impact of global change is expected to result in changes in the distribution and composition of species. Coastal swamp and mangrove forests are some of the most threatened forest types in the world. Remote sensing is ...
Sustainable agriculture among subsistence farmers in Swaziland : a study of adoption and practice of conservation agriculture at Shewula.
The study comprises five separate but related research papers intended to document the introduction and adoption of conservation agriculture in Swaziland and the status of crop cultivation in this country. It further ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
City-to-city learning in urban strategic planning in Southern Africa: unearthing an underground knowledge economy.
Despite international evidence strongly suggesting the need for urban strategic planning, most African governments still continue to under-invest in the establishment of bottom-up strategic planning frameworks. The seriousness ...
The dynamics of urban water service delivery capacity and the implications for household food security in Gweru, Zimbabwe.
Water is a resource on which all human activities, in both rural and urban environments, are anchored. Due to limited social security in developing countries and associated challenges, water is relied upon directly, and ...
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 ...
Unemployment in South Africa : in search of a spatial model.
Consistent high unemployment perpetuates inequalities in the South African society. The 2014 growth expectation for the South African economy is 1.5 per cent and this will most certainly not be enough to reduce unemployment. ...
Long-term and climatological studies on sulphur dioxide (SO²) using ground based and space-borne measurements over South Africa.
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