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An investigation into factors influencing the success of selected trained contractors who experienced the expanded public works programme.
The primary objective of the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) was to contribute to the empowerment of trained contractors with skills, training and work experience to become successful and independent, over time. The ...
Mapping the distributions of ancient plant and animal lineages in Southern Africa.
Southern Africa boasts a wealth of endemic fauna and flora. The focus of this study was to identify ancient biological lineages (faunal and floral lineages of Eocene age or older) endemic to southern Africa, and map the ...
Assessing the dendrochronological and dendroclimatological potential of Acacia nilotica (L.) in northern KwaZulu-Natal.
In the face of evidence of predicted climate change, there is a lack of information available on past climatic variability, particularly in southern Africa. Focus on the recent past is critical to understanding the natural ...
Analysis of vegetation fragmentation and impacts using remote sensing techniques in the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania.
The Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania forms part of the Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspots, listed among the global World Wide Fund for Nature's (WWF) priority ecoregions. However, the region is threatened by ...
Vulnerabilities of African female refugees in South Africa : a case study of Albert Park area.
The fear of being persecuted has led to thousands of refugee women fleeing their countries of origin to seek safety in South Africa. However, this has proved an elusive aspiration. This dissertation investigates the ...
How green is green? : a socio-spatial analysis of the status of green spaces within the eThekwini Municipality.
Globally, urbanisation is occurring at an alarming rate and urban green spaces are increasingly recognised as essential components in the quest to achieve sustainable urban landscapes. This study, which involved a socio-spatial ...