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Patterns and economic impacts of livestock predation in rural communities bordering Makgadikgadi Pans National Park in Botswana.
Northern Botswana's rural agricultural settlements bordering national parks and game reserves. In two study areas (Khumaga and Gweta, bordering Makgadikgadi Pans National Park), spatial, temporal and prey-type patterns of ...
Marine resource utilisation : the perceptions of stakeholders regarding crayfish harvesting at Mfazazana, KwaZulu-Natal
The illegal sale of East Coast rock lobster (Panulirus homarus) along the N2 highway at Mfazazana on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal, continues to create tension between the local community and conservation and other ...
Biodiversity criteria and indicators for the sustainable management of industrial plantations.
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Ecological and economic aspects of treating vegetable oil industrial effluent at Darvill Wastewater Works in Pietermaritzburg.
The dissertation analyses the economic and ecological aspects of Darvill Waste Water Works (WWW) through key indicators from Sustainable Development Records (SDR). The SDR study identifies disturbances caused by large ...
Agrohydrological sensitivity analyses with regard to projected climate change in Southern Africa.
Climate change resulting from the augmented "greenhouse effect" is likely to have significant effects on the terrestrial hydrological system and the social and ecological systems linked to it. Climate change could ...
Utrecht : a way forward.
South Africa's industrialisation gave rise to the establishment of many small towns in the vicinity of mineral deposits. Today many of these small towns face economic decline as these resources become exhausted. These small ...
An evaluation of small scale forestry in the Kwambonambi region of KwaZulu-Natal.
South Africa is a country poorly endowed with natural forests, which account for less than 1% of the total land area. Due to the increase in the demand for forest products in the 1970's and 1980's, which could not be met ...
The meaning of community and participation in public service delivery : whose interests are served?
The relative autonomy of the State is a long historical debate. In the current South African context, national policy documents reflect the State as working in the interests of the common good. The complex process of policy ...
Modelling the effect of property size on the opportunity cost incurred by wildlife production.
It is claimed that high returns can be achieved from hunting and ecotourism operations. As a result wildlife production is a rapidly growing form of land-use in South Africa. Lately, rural African communities have approached ...
Local knowledge of natural resources in rural Namibia : a case study of Salambala Conservancy in eastern Caprivi.
Historically, local communities have been excluded from the managemcnt of natural resources and their knowledge about their social and physical environment has been ignored and disregarded. The aim of this is study is to ...