Articles by Author: M Hendricks An0013

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  1. Diet selection of goats in the communally grazed Richtersveld National Park

    Diet selection of goats in the communally grazed Richtersveld National Park

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    The study provided an account of the diet selection of goats within the Richtersveld National Park and focused on (a) diet composition, (b) plant growth-forms, (c) principal and preferred food plants. The conservation status of these food plants was also...
  2. Why communal pastoralists do what they do in the Richtersveld National Park

    Why communal pastoralists do what they do in the Richtersveld National Park

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    A better understanding of the socio-economic profile of pastoralists, their farming objectives and the motives underlying herd management practices in the Richtersveld were explored. Livestock were not the only source of income for pastoral households. Livestock farming was a post-retirement...
  3. Movement response patterns of livestock to rainfall variability in the Richtersveld National Park

    Movement response patterns of livestock to rainfall variability in the Richtersveld National Park

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    We studied the seasonal and daily movement patterns of livestock (pastoralists) in the Richtersveld National Park to suggest management strategies that would support a balance between biodiversity conservation and livestock grazing. Livestock movement patterns indicated that forage is the motivation...
  4. Research note: Evaluation of the reliability of local farmer knowledge in Namaqualand, South Africa

    Research note: Evaluation of the reliability of local farmer knowledge in Namaqualand, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Local farmer knowledge of species distribution patterns and plant palatability in Namaqualand, South Africa, was assessed using Participatory Rural Appraisal techniques. These findings were compared with the results obtained using phytosociological techniques (species distribution), and with palatability indices published in...
  5. Why Young Men in South Africa Plan to Become Teenage Fathers: Implications for the Development of Masculinities within Contexts of Poverty

    Why Young Men in South Africa Plan to Become Teenage Fathers: Implications for the Development of Masculinities within Contexts of Poverty

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Drawing on in-depth interviews with young fathers (n=37) aged 14 to 20 in impoverished communities in South Africa, this study focuses on the young men who intentionally planned to have children while still teenagers. It interrogates their reasons for doing...
  6. Community Centred Learning: A Pathway to Community Engagement

    Community Centred Learning: A Pathway to Community Engagement

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    We report on the experiences of participants on a course which represented a pathway to community engagement. The 76 participants (20 males, 46 females), from two low-income South African communities, were part of a multi-lingual group representing English, Africans, isiZulu...
  7. Classroom talk: "there are more questions than answers"

    Classroom talk: "there are more questions than answers"

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    Congruence between new language in education policies and broader curriculum policy is crucial if educational and language acquisition plans are to be realised, and wider social aims of access and equity are to be met. This study addresses the alignment...
  8. A Comparative Study Of Wellnourished And Malnourished Under-Five Clinic Attenders: Risk Factors And Caregiver Psychosocial Functioning

    A Comparative Study Of Wellnourished And Malnourished Under-Five Clinic Attenders: Risk Factors And Caregiver Psychosocial Functioning

    We studied the sociodemographic variables and the psychosocial functioning of caregivers of 14 malnourished and nine well-nourished under-five clinic attenders in a poor peri-urban community, situated 30 km from the centre of Cape Town. Malnourished compared to well-nourished children had...