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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. Risk analysis of wheat production in the central Orange Free State using a growth model

    Risk analysis of wheat production in the central Orange Free State using a growth model

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    A wheat crop growth model (Singels, 1983) was refined and used to calculate annual grain yield from weather data for 45 seasons in the Bloemfontein area. Five different levels of profile-available water capacity were used as soil input parameter. Other...
  3. Evaluating different wheat production strategies for the Orange Free State using stochastic dominance techniques and a crop growth model

    Evaluating different wheat production strategies for the Orange Free State using stochastic dominance techniques and a crop growth model

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    A wheat crop growth model and stochastic dominance techniques were used to evaluate several wheat production strategies for the Orange Free State. Fifty seasonal grain yields and corresponding gross margins were calculated from daily weather data and soil data for...
  4. A drought assessment model for Karoo rangeland

    A drought assessment model for Karoo rangeland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    The KAROO drought assessment model simplifies veld growth responses to rainfall variability by simulation of the growth and dieback of a hypothetical plant species. Soil water content is treated as a simple weighting factor which determines the plant's growth rate...
  5. Monitoring to detect change on rangelands: physical, social and economic/policy drivers

    Monitoring to detect change on rangelands: physical, social and economic/policy drivers

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Agents that can cause important changes in properties of biological communities are referred to as drivers. Drivers may be classed as physical, social and economic/policy, referring to their origin and mode of action. Physical drivers include environmental (weather, climate) and...
  6. The influence of stocking rate, range condition and rainfall on residual herbage mass in the semiarid savanna of KwaZulu/Natal

    The influence of stocking rate, range condition and rainfall on residual herbage mass in the semiarid savanna of KwaZulu/Natal

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Grazing trials at two sites in the semiarid savanna of KwaZulu‐Natal were stocked with cattle at light (0.17 LSU ha‐1), intermediate (0.23 LSU ha‐1) and heavy (0.30 LSU ha‐1) stocking. Pasture disc meter data collected over 116 three‐week periods were...
  7. Actuarial Criminology: Meeting Current Challenges in Southern Africa

    Actuarial Criminology: Meeting Current Challenges in Southern Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    South African prisons were overcrowded by more than sixty-three percent in 2005. Overcrowding and poor prison conditions have enormous implications for rehabilitation efforts made by the South African Department of Correctional Services. The South African White Paper on Corrections (2005)...
  8. Still Photography Provides Data for Community-Based Initiatives

    Still Photography Provides Data for Community-Based Initiatives

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    We use community psychology's accent on methodological pluralism and giving voice to the marginalised as a platform to critically examine the utility and outcome of photography as a data collection and community engagement method. Accordingly we focus on two community...
  9. Exploring the Application of Actuarial Criminology in Southern Africa

    Exploring the Application of Actuarial Criminology in Southern Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    In response to the declared intent of the White Paper on Corrections (Department of Corrections, 2005) to transform prisons into needs-based centers of reform, the Self-appraisal Questionnaire (SAQ) was used to explore its potential as a reliable and valid prediction...
  10. Relationships among Leisure, Social Self-Image, Peer Pressure and At-Risk Behaviours of Adolescents in Nigeria

    Relationships among Leisure, Social Self-Image, Peer Pressure and At-Risk Behaviours of Adolescents in Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the relationships among leisure, social self image, peer pressure and at-risk behaviours of adolescents in Nigeria. It also examined the moderating roles of gender, age, and locale and school type on measured relationships. A total of 1,141...