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Stakeholder’s perceptions of using ecological infrastructure in addressing flood risks : the case study of the Emnambithi/Ladysmith Local Municipality.
Recent research on integrated flood management decision making has revealed that economic, environmental, and social science aspects need to be holistically considered in flood risk management. For example, Borrows (2006) ...
The transmission of poverty and inequality in Zambia.
The Zambian economy has experienced economic growth averaging about 7.3 percent for over a decade and a Gross Domestics product (GDP) of about US $ 29 Billion. However, this economic growth has had no real effect on most ...
The experiences of individuals receiving food parcels in KwaDabeka, Durban : a hand out or hand up?
The number of people living in poverty and dealing with chronic hunger continues to sit at incredibly high levels across Sub-Saharan Africa. There are a large number of non-governmental organisations working with various ...
An evaluation of the implementations and outcomes of human-centred design : a case study of Warwick Junction.
In recent years, the practice of design has moved towards human-centred design, and has been applied to a variety of fields, including development. This research provides an evaluation of the implementations and outcomes ...
The linkages between informal savings and credit mechanisms (stokvels) and commercial banks.
In low-income countries such as those found in Africa the financial sector is often divided into two parts; the formal and informal sector. Previously the latter was believed to cater for that segment of the population ...
Exploring the bottom-end of recycling value-chains : a case study of waste pickers in eThekwini Municipality.
The bottom-end of global economic value-chains represents some of the harshest working conditions in the world. The aim of this dissertation is to study the bottom-end of recycling value-chains in eThekwini Municipality, ...