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Decentralisation and community based natural resource management in Tanzania : the case of local governance and community based conservation in districts around Selous Game Reserve.
The dissertation presents the results of a study of the role of decentralisation and community participation in natural resource management in Tanzania. It analyses whether the shift of central government power to ...
Adolescent school drop-out in South Africa : an asset-vulnerability framework.
This article investigates the impact of poverty and shocks on adolescents, particularly their role in early school drop-out. Data consisting of 3043 adolescent interviews and 1945 household interviews, from a recent survey ...
'Coloured' identity and reflections of the 'other' in community discourse : a case study of Wentworth.
This project explores the persistence of racial frameworks amongst Coloureds in Wentworth, Durban, using perspectives from discourse analysis as a methodological and theoretical framework. In-depth focus groups and ...
Knowledge, attitudes, risk perception and condom use among married men and women in Ntuzuma and Kwadumisa, KwaZulu-Natal.
One of the greatest and unresolved challenges that faces mankind today is HIV/AIDS and the effects that it has on people as well as society as a whole. South Africa is one of the countries worst affected by HIV/AIDS, with ...
Gender, water and livelihoods in Mseleni : a case study.
Water is essential to human survival, health, wellbeing and livelihoods. Access to sufficient water for consumption and domestic use is considered a basic need and a human right. Water use however, goes beyond basic needs; ...
Reproductive decision-making in the era of high levels of unwanted pregnancy and HIV/AIDS among young people : a case study of Nelson Mandela Drive Campus in the Eastern Cape.
Young people are faced with high levels of HIV/AIDS and unwanted pregnancy in South Africa. In this context it is important to understand the reproductive decision-making process with regard to these sexual risks. The ...
Economic job factors affecting nurse emigration from South Africa : a cross-country comparative analysis of working conditions among nurses.
For almost fifteen years, South Africa has been a target for developed countries' active recruitment of nurses and other healthcare professionals to their healthcare systems. South Africa is now a leading source of nurses ...
Social investment beyond the corporate domain : exploring social investment activities amongst small enterprises in Durban.
This study explores the concept of Social Investment beyond the corporate domain. The issue of Corporate Social Investment (CSI) has been on the South African radar since the 1970's and on the international agenda since ...
The role of development partnerships in Mozambique.
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Adolescent risk taking behaviour in an era of HIV/AIDS infection : a case study if youth in Kwazulu-Natal Province, South Africa.
In light of the current HIV/ AIDS epidemic. the sexual risk taking and health seeking behaviour of South African adolescents is of extreme interest to rescearchers and programme implementers. Using a database of adolescents ...