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  1. A review of the Oceanographic Research Institute's Cooperative Fish Tagging Project: 27 years down the line

    A review of the Oceanographic Research Institute's Cooperative Fish Tagging Project: 27 years down the line

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    The Oceanographic Research Institute's (ORI) Cooperative Fish Tagging Project was initiated in 1984 and is one of the most enduring and successful environmental projects of its kind in South Africa. By the end of 2011, 5 130 anglers had joined...
  2. Factors affecting recapture rates of raggedtooth sharks <em>Carcharias taurus</em> tagged off the east coast of South Africa

    Factors affecting recapture rates of raggedtooth sharks <em>Carcharias taurus</em> tagged off the east coast of South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    Understanding differences in the recapture rate between different tags (A-, B- and C-types), capture methods (rock-and-surf anglers, scientific divers and Natal Sharks Board protection nets) and life-history stages (juvenile and adult) is critical in evaluating the results obtained from cooperative...
  3. Reproductive partitioning among polyandrous alpha and beta pale chanting-goshawk males

    Reproductive partitioning among polyandrous alpha and beta pale chanting-goshawk males

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    This study investigates the reproductive and parental roles of polyandrous male pale chanting-goshawks, Melierax canorus, and speculatively reviews the fitness outcomes of different skew and relatedness scenarios. The study was conducted over five years in the Little Karoo, South Africa...
  4. Technology and market access via contracts and cooperatives for smallholders: Evidence from honey producers in Ethiopia

    Technology and market access via contracts and cooperatives for smallholders: Evidence from honey producers in Ethiopia

    Smallholders in developing countries are facing high transaction costs and difficulties in accessing technology to improve productivity. This paper aims at exploring how technology acquisition and market access have driven smallholder honey farmers to contract participation or cooperative engagement by...
  5. The rise and fall of Liqhobong Diamond Mine Cooperative in Lesotho

    The rise and fall of Liqhobong Diamond Mine Cooperative in Lesotho

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    Diamond mining in the rural highlands of Lesotho has taken different forms over the past century: unregulated diamond digging by locals and “migrant” diggers in the early 1950s; regulated diamond mining by a state-sponsored diamond cooperative from 1978 onwards; and...