Articles by Keyword: Swaziland

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  1. Evidence of AIDS mortality from an alternative source: A Swaziland case study

    Evidence of AIDS mortality from an alternative source: A Swaziland case study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper explores a way of measuring AIDS mortality in the absence of vital registration. It looks at the death notices in the major daily newspaper in Swaziland, The Times of Swaziland, and asks if these can be analysed to...
  2. Growth and yield models for <em>Eucalyptus grandis</em> grown in Swaziland

    Growth and yield models for <em>Eucalyptus grandis</em> grown in Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science
    The aim of this study was to develop a stand-level growth and yield model for short-rotation Eucalyptus grandis grown for pulp wood production at Piggs Peak in Swaziland. The data were derived from a Nelder 1a spacing trial established with...
  3. Single parenting effects: resource access and coping of children in Swaziland

    Single parenting effects: resource access and coping of children in Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated single parenting influences on the psychosocial development of children in Swaziland. Participants were a convenience sample of 24 students attending eight urban and rural schools (females = 54%; males =46%; age range 13–21). Data on experiences of single parenthood...
  4. Spatial and temporal population dynamics of rodents in three geographically different regions in Africa: Implication for ecologically-based rodent management

    Spatial and temporal population dynamics of rodents in three geographically different regions in Africa: Implication for ecologically-based rodent management

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    As part of a three-year study to develop ecologically-based rodent management (EBRM) in southern Africa, a capture–mark–recapture study was carried out in Tanzania, Namibia and Swaziland to establish the demographic patterns and population dynamics of rodents. Two study grids were...
  5. Breeding season of <em>Epomophorus walhbergi</em> in the lowveld of Swaziland

    Breeding season of <em>Epomophorus walhbergi</em> in the lowveld of Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    The fruit bat Epomophorus wahlbergi is abundant in the eastern parts of southern Africa, but its breeding biology remains poorly documented. This study aimed to ascertain the breeding season of this species in northeastern Swaziland where 340 individuals were netted...
  6. Urban cemeteries in Swaziland: materialising dignity

    Urban cemeteries in Swaziland: materialising dignity

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    This photo essay traces the materiality of urban cemeteries in Swaziland to underscore the production of dignity in contemporary funeral culture. Increasingly, death and burial in town are realities for many people who have lost social ties or land tenure...
  7. Habitat selection of the Black-shouldered Kite <em>Elanus caeruleus</em> in agroecosystems of Swaziland

    Habitat selection of the Black-shouldered Kite <em>Elanus caeruleus</em> in agroecosystems of Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    A decline in many African raptor populations may contribute to loss of ecosystem services such as pest control. The Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus stands out as an exception, experiencing range expansions due to its proclivity for agricultural landscapes. We surveyed...
  8. Farmer perceptions of climate change impacts on Swaziland’s sugar industry

    Farmer perceptions of climate change impacts on Swaziland’s sugar industry

    This study investigates the perceptions of sugarcane farmers on climate change impacts and their potential alternative livelihoods in the Lowveld of Swaziland with the objective of informing research and policy initiatives. The study obtained data mainly from a survey involving...
  9. Lived experiences of school-going early mothers in Swaziland

    Lived experiences of school-going early mothers in Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the lived family and community experiences of Swazi school-going early mothers (N = 15; age range 13–22 years). Participants responded to family and community relationship experiences focus group discussions. The data were content thematically analysed. The findings...
  10. Resources for resilient caregiving by parents of children with schizophrenia in Swaziland: A multiple case study

    Resources for resilient caregiving by parents of children with schizophrenia in Swaziland: A multiple case study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study reports on the care-provisioning experiences of parents (n = 6; females = 5) raising children with schizophrenia in a rural Swazi setting. The parents were individually interviewed at their homes on caregiving aspects such as burden, coping, quality...