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Developing a land information systems (LIS) application for communal land dispute resolution : a case study of the Oshana Communal Land Board.
The issue of land recording and keeping in the Communal Area of Namibia has been a severe dilemma to the Government. Various types of land disputes are on increase and continue to be predominant despite various Acts, ...
Expanding the applicability of environmental assessment in the developing world context : a framework for inegrating HIV/AIDS into environmental impact assessment.
Since the 1970's, the increasing scale and complexity of development schemes has led to mounting public concerns about their environmental impacts. Environmental assessment and management developed out of a recognised need ...
The application of route network analysis to commercial forestry transportation in the north coast of Kwazulu-Natal.
Transportation costs of commercial forestry farms in South Africa are generally very high, causing great economic concern. The current roads of the majority of commercial farms, used to transport timber from the compartments ...
A strategy to improve agricultural production in a rural community through on-farm research and technology transfer.
Agriculture is a potentially important activity to address poverty, hunger and unemployment in rural communal areas. To cater for the needs of the many small-scale farmers in KwaZuluNatal, the Farming Systems Research ...
Detecting informal buildings from high resolution quickbird satellite image, an application for insitu [sic.] upgrading of informal setellement [sic.] for Manzese area - Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Documentation and formalization of informal settlements ("insitu" i.e. while people continue to live in the settlement) needs appropriate mapping and registration system of real property that can finally lead into integrating ...
Critical factors influencing the establishment of protected areas - a case study of Lesotho.
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The anthropogenic impacts of urbanization and industrialisation on the water quality, ecology and health status of the Palmiet River catchment in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.
Water, a fundamental and irreplaceable resource, is an all-pervasive issue that underpins the social fabric of every society. Rapid population growth and expansion of human activities increases the amount of waste and ...
The struggle to be South African": cultural politics in Durban, contesting Indian identity in the public sphere.
South Africa officially emerged from apartheid in 1994. Almost a decade later we are still confronting the persisting legacies of apartheid. One of them is the separate spaces that were designed to foster delineated ethnic ...
The social, economic and environmental impacts of ecotourism : case studies of the St. Lucia area and the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg region in South Africa.
The study focuses on two World Heritage sites in KwaZulu-Natal (uKhahlambaDrakensberg Park and the Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park). It sets out to critically examine the social, economic and political aspects of natural ...
Valuation of indirect use of benefits of woodland resources, case study : Hlabisa area, KwaZulu-Natal.
Many rural households in southern Africa rely on a range of woodland resources for their livelihoods. In addition to direct use values, rural households also obtain indirect use benefits from the woodlands resources. ...