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  1. Case studies on the socio-economic characteristics and lifestyles of subsistence and informal fishers in South Africa

    Case studies on the socio-economic characteristics and lifestyles of subsistence and informal fishers in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    To develop a management strategy for informal fishers, a necessary first step is information about the nature of these fishers, their numbers and their socio-economic status. To accomplish this, a survey of socio-economic conditions and use of marine resources was...
  2. CHANGES IN URBAN RESIDENTIAL LAND IN THE RIETSPRUIT CATCHMENT, SOUTHERN TRANSVAAL

    CHANGES IN URBAN RESIDENTIAL LAND IN THE RIETSPRUIT CATCHMENT, SOUTHERN TRANSVAAL

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Aquatic Sciences
    Informal settlements have become an important and rapidly-expanding component of urban development in South Africa. In the Rietspruit catchment, south-west of Johannesburg, average growth rates in urban land cover of up to 2.7 km2 per year (1972–1991) were measured from...
  3. Lived Experiences of Informal Settlers in Peri-Urban Districts in Zimbabwe

    Lived Experiences of Informal Settlers in Peri-Urban Districts in Zimbabwe

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study explored the lived experiences of informal settlers in two peri-urban cities of Zimbabwe (n=53, males=19, females=34; Age range 18 to 76 years). The settlers self-reported on aspects of wellbeing, including perceived neighborliness of habitats. Data were thematically analyzed...
  4. South African HIV/AIDS programming overlooks migration, urban livelihoods, and informal workplaces

    South African HIV/AIDS programming overlooks migration, urban livelihoods, and informal workplaces

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    South Africa has the largest population of people living with HIV globally and is associated with high population mobility. The majority of migrants move in search of improved livelihood opportunities, and many who migrate (both internally and across borders) move...
  5. The ‘Fish Trader+’ model: reducing female fish traders’ vulnerability to HIV

    The ‘Fish Trader+’ model: reducing female fish traders’ vulnerability to HIV

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Analysis from research and practice in Africa shows that fishing communities are hardly reached by HIV-related services, education, and business services, partly because of the efforts and costs involved and a lack of good practice in reaching out to these...
  6. Just jokes! Icebreakers, innuendo, teasing and talking: The role of humour in HIV/AIDS peer education among university students

    Just jokes! Icebreakers, innuendo, teasing and talking: The role of humour in HIV/AIDS peer education among university students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Peer conversation provides an important platform for people to explore and disseminate sexual health knowledge. Humour forms part of conversations held between peers including those where sexual health and sexual decisions are discussed. The central argument of this article links...
  7. A knowledge base for management of the capital-intensive fishery for small pelagic fish off South Africa

    A knowledge base for management of the capital-intensive fishery for small pelagic fish off South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    As a contribution to South Africa's move towards an ecosystem approach to fisheries management, this study explores the existence of common perceptions about South Africa's pelagic fishery between resource users and scientists. It represents a collaborative research effort of social...
  8. Migration, access to ART, and survivalist livelihood strategies in Johannesburg

    Migration, access to ART, and survivalist livelihood strategies in Johannesburg

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Since the end of apartheid, patterns of migration into South Africa have shifted, and South Africa has become a destination for people from across the African continent and beyond — a small but important number of whom are refugees and...
  9. On law and legality in post-apartheid South Africa: insights from a migrant street trader

    On law and legality in post-apartheid South Africa: insights from a migrant street trader

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    This article focuses on the experience of law and legality by a migrant street trader in post-apartheid South Africa. The experiences of this stall vendor are analysed alongside theoretical notions of law and the legal system. The ways that law...
  10. <em>Jugaad</em> to grassroot innovations: understanding the landscape of the informal sector innovations in India

    <em>Jugaad</em> to grassroot innovations: understanding the landscape of the informal sector innovations in India

    Ironically, the phenomenal growth in the academic literature on innovation in recent years has omitted the innovative activities in the informal sector. There is no doubt that the informal sector occupies a key position in the economic activities of many...