Articles by Keyword: Land Tenure

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  1. Conservative stocking or maximum profit: A grazing management dilemma?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    Swards in the False Thornveld of the Eastern Cape are generally stocked considerably in excess of the rate currently recommended for maximised production on a sustained basis. Economic analysis of the relationship between stocking rate and production per ha reveals...
  2. Veld management in the communal areas of Ciskei

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    Veld management in Ciskei is based predominantly on a communal land tenure system, and livestock is produced under a ‘Group Ranch’ system. Stocking rates are excessively high and consequently veld degradation is severe, resulting in a lowered carrying capacity and...
  3. Institutions and governance of communal rangelands in South Africa

    Institutions and governance of communal rangelands in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    The creation of local institutions with a mandate over land access and control is seen as a prerequisite for successful decentralisation of land tenure and effective local resource management in sub-Saharan Africa. However, with land tenure reform in South Africa...
  4. A Survey of Tree Planting Practices in the Smallholder Farming Sector of Zimbabwe

    A Survey of Tree Planting Practices in the Smallholder Farming Sector of Zimbabwe

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: The Southern African Forestry Journal
    Group meetings and individual farm visits were used to establish current tree planting practices in the smallholder farming sector of Zimbabwe. The number of tree species planted in each of the eight districts studied ranged from nine to 27 with...
  5. Evaluating Forestry Land During Inflationary Times

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    The Land Expectation Value criterion has been used since 1849 to calculate the value of forestry land. It was, however, developed in a static financial environment, and is no longer suitable for land valuation in today's dynamic financial environment. This...
  6. Comparison of <em>Eucalyptus grandis</em> Provenances and Seed Orchards in a Frost Frequent Environment

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    An international provenance trial of Eucalyptus grandis was established in southern Florida in 1980 and measured for growth and frost-tolerance through 8,8 years. The trial compared 20 Australian provenances 1) among themselves and 2) with seed orchard stock from Florida...
  7. The Changing Landscape—is there Room for Forestry in the New South Africa?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    South Africa is going through a period of radical change, and traditionally disadvantaged people are expecting access to resources and opportunities that have thus far been denied them.
  8. Land Valuation with a Limited Planning Horizon

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    The forestry industry in South Africa operates within a dynamic environment. Rotations are relatively short, land use conversion takes place regularly and company ownership changes frequently. Foresters in the private sector are therefore reluctant to use Land Expectation Value with...
  9. Groei en produksie van ‘n aanal aangeplante weidings onder beweiding

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    Die groei en produksie onder beweiding van ‘n aantal aangeplante weidings is met behulp van die verskilmetode bepaal. Uit die data verkry in die proef is dit duidelik dat indien daar besproeiingswater beskikbaar is, groen materiaal dwarsdeur die jaar voorsien...
  10. The complemental role of dryland cultivated pastures in market‐related beef production from semi‐arid rangeland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    Rangeland condition is a decisive factor in determining the income:cost ratio of production and hence in the profitability of any beef production enterprise. By maintaining and/or improving rangeland condition, the beef producer can buffer himself against low profitability. Cultivated pastures...