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  1. The global currency tango — The relationship between the carry trade, emerging/commodity currencies and risk

    The global currency tango — The relationship between the carry trade, emerging/commodity currencies and risk

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Investment Analysts Journal
    This study has foci on the global drivers of currencies and their relationship to economic jurisdiction in the presence of global risk appetite. We focus on a comprehensive basket of global currencies, deriving three statistically motivated currency market factors. We...
  2. Socioeconomic dynamics of the Ghanaian tuna industry: a value-chain approach to understanding aspects of global fisheries

    Socioeconomic dynamics of the Ghanaian tuna industry: a value-chain approach to understanding aspects of global fisheries

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    This study investigated how an industrial tuna fishery functions in terms of procedures, practices, governance and finance in the context of Ghana, West Africa. Tuna is Ghana’s biggest seafood export, contributing significantly to the domestic fisheries sector. A case-study approach...
  3. Sexual discourse and decision-making by urban youth in AIDS-afflicted Swaziland

    Sexual discourse and decision-making by urban youth in AIDS-afflicted Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This article begins by considering the ethics and practicalities of researching sensitive issues with older children and young adults in the context of HIV/AIDS. As part of qualitative fieldwork in the municipality of Mbabane, Swaziland, family caregivers and learners at...
  4. Piloting antiretroviral treatment in South Africa: the role of partnerships in the Western Cape's provincial roll-out

    Piloting antiretroviral treatment in South Africa: the role of partnerships in the Western Cape's provincial roll-out

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    In 1999, the government of the Western Cape Province, South Africa, entered into a partnership with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to provide HIV treatment through public health clinics in the peri-urban settlement of Khayelitsha. From 2000 onwards, this partnership ran...
  5. Water policy in southern Africa: A brief synopsis of some of the macro driving forces

    Water policy in southern Africa: A brief synopsis of some of the macro driving forces

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    The water sector reforms that are underway in many parts of southern Africa are a manifestation of a global phenomenon. This is rooted in the human response to the undesirable consequences of development, and seeks to introduce the notion of...
  6. Has climate change disrupted stratification patterns in Lake Victoria, East Africa?

    Has climate change disrupted stratification patterns in Lake Victoria, East Africa?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    Climate change may threaten the fisheries of Lake Victoria by increasing density differentials in the water column, thereby strengthening stratification and increasing the intensity and duration of deoxygenation in the deeper waters. Between 1927 and 2008 the lake's temperature increased...
  7. Reviewing evidence of marine ecosystem change off South Africa

    Reviewing evidence of marine ecosystem change off South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    Recent changes have been observed in South African marine ecosystems. The main pressures on these ecosystems are fishing, climate change, pollution, ocean acidification and mining. The best long-term datasets are for trends in fishing pressures but there are many gaps,...
  8. Does Microfinance Promote Entrepreneurship and Innovation? A Macro Analysis

    Does Microfinance Promote Entrepreneurship and Innovation? A Macro Analysis

    Innovative entrepreneurs in Africa experience a lack of financial support and underdeveloped financial systems. Microfinance could offer a solution to this complex issue. In this respect, this research paper studies the contribution of microfinance to the innovation process through entrepreneurship...
  9. Overhead irrigation increased winter chilling and floral bud production in <em>Eucalyptus nitens</em>

    Overhead irrigation increased winter chilling and floral bud production in <em>Eucalyptus nitens</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science
    Eucalyptus nitens requires a sufficiently cold winter to produce flower buds. In areas in South Africa where E. nitens commercial plantations as well as breeding and production seed orchards are located, winter chilling is often insufficient for floral bud initiation...
  10. A century of woody plant encroachment in the dry Kimberley savanna of South Africa

    A century of woody plant encroachment in the dry Kimberley savanna of South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Woody plant encroachment is frequent in dry savannas. Grazing is often considered to be a major cause of encroachment in dry savannas because grasses are removed by livestock, leaving bare areas for trees to colonise in wetter years. Earlier experiments...