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Land suitability evaluation for rainfed agriculture using GIS : the case study of Weenen Nature Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Weenen Nature Reserve (WNR) has a long history of unwise land use that resulted in severe overgrazing and soil degradation. Since 1948 several soil conservation and reclamation programs have been undertaken to halt the ...
Integrated local governance and development planning : a case study of the greater Louis Trichardt transitional local council.
With apartheid having left an imprint of spatial fragmentation in the South African urban and rural landscape, there is a major challenge in most places in South Africa to create integrated systems of local governance. ...
Participatory monitoring and evaluation of marine water quality, a case study of Sappi Saiccor, Umkomaas.
Previously, issues concerning the use and conservation of the natural resources were restricted to certain groups of individuals, normally those considered to be scientific experts. However with the emergence of sustainable ...
Integrated conservation-development : a geographical analysis of policy and practice in northern Maputaland.
The thesis examines the genesis and implementation of integrated conservation development and associated projects in northern Maputaland during the 1980s and 1990s. The premise upon which this study is based is that there ...
Spatial and temporal aspects of soil erosion in Mt Ayliff and Mt Frere, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.
This study is concerned with the physical and human causes of soil. erosion. Some quantitative information on the magnitude of soil erosion for different ecoregions in South Africa is available. However, such quantitative ...
A study of the environmental impacts (natural and anthropogenic) on the estuaries of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa : implications for management.
This thesis documents eight estuaries that are situated on the northern coastline of KwaZulu-Natal viz.: St Lucia, Mfolozi, Zinkwazi, Mvoti, Mngeni and those of the South i.e. Isipingo, Manzimtoti and Mkomazi. The documentation ...
An analysis of municipal solid waste management in South Africa using the Msunduzi Municipality as a case study.
Municipal Solid Waste generation has become an inevitable consequence of lifestyles and daily living. However, the nature (quantity and quality) of this waste stream can vary and is largely dependent upon the manner in ...
The provision of primary health care in marginalized rural communities : comparative case studies of Zombodze (Swaziland) and Nkanyisweni (eThekwini Municipality, South Africa)
The provision of health in communities and their inhabitants are very important
Participatory forest management (PFM) discourse in South Africa : ecological modernisation in the developing world.
There is growing recognition internationally of the shift in natural resource management away from top-down, technocratic management towards participatory approaches that incorporate local communities and other stakeholders ...
The private sector-community relationship in ecotourism : the case of Umngazi River Bungalows, Eastern Cape
Ecotourism has increasingly been adopted in many countries as a responsible and sustainable form of tourism. The role of the private sector in ecotourism development and specifically the involvement of communities in their ...