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Distortion of incentives for farm households in KwaZulu.
KwaZulu is a less developed region of South Africa. Low agricultural incomes have contributed to widespread poverty in the region. Despite intense population pressure on the land, arable resources are underutilized. ...
Returns on agricultural research and development in the South African sugar industry.
The lack of information on returns to R&D is considered a handicap to effective decision-making by policy-makers and managers in agricultural commodity organisations. Results of studies reported in the literature, mostly ...
The economic feasibility of producing ethanol from sugar-cane in South Africa.
The study is an evaluation of the economic feasibility of producing ethanol from sugar-cane in South Africa. With the depressed state of the sugar market and recent substantial increase (40% in January 1985) of liquid ...
An economic study of the technology of harvesting and transport systems used in clearfelling Acacia mearnsii, Eucalyptus grandis and Pinus patula.
Objectives of this thesis are to project the description and supply of Black labour in the forestry industry of southern Africa, survey harvesting and transport systems used overseas and locally, select and adapt a ...
The role of the farmer's wife in farm management.
Despite the fact that the farming profession is largely dominated by men, the farmer's wife contributes significantly to the farm business. The contribution of the farmer's wife can vary from "holding the fort" on one ...