Articles by Keyword: Livelihood

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  1. A Conceptual Framework for Implementing Sustainable Livelihoods and Innovation in Biofuel Production among Smallholder Farmers

    A Conceptual Framework for Implementing Sustainable Livelihoods and Innovation in Biofuel Production among Smallholder Farmers

    There has been renewed interest in biofuel production globally as a response to the continuous increase in oil prices, the depletion of fossil fuels and as nations move towards a low carbon economy. The paper is a work in progress...
  2. Participatory forestry in Bangladesh: has it helped to increase the livelihoods of Sal forests-dependent people?

    Participatory forestry in Bangladesh: has it helped to increase the livelihoods of Sal forests-dependent people?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science
    The government of Bangladesh has placed the utmost priority on participatory forestry (PF) since the 1980s, and this approach was commenced in the degraded Sal forest areas through a donor-funded project in 1989. These forest reforms aim to eliminate the...
  3. School and community participation of in-school teenagers affected by orphanhood in a rural South Africa setting

    School and community participation of in-school teenagers affected by orphanhood in a rural South Africa setting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated schooling and community participation qualities of teenage learners affected by orphanhood in rural secondary South African setting. Participants were a purposive sample of 30 teenage learners, (female = 60% black = 98%, 12 to 19 years old)...
  4. Evaluation of the sustainability of participatory management of forest plantations: the case study of Wari-Maro Forest Reserve, Republic of Benin<xref ref-type="fn" rid="F0000"/>

    Evaluation of the sustainability of participatory management of forest plantations: the case study of Wari-Maro Forest Reserve, Republic of Benin<xref ref-type="fn" rid="F0000"/>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science
    This study assessed ecological and socio-economic impacts of a participatory forest management project in the Republic of Benin. The study focused on the Wari-Maro Forest Reserve and the ‘Projet d’Aménagement des Massifs Forestiers’ five years after its completion. A forest...
  5. Socio-economic factors influencing household dependence on forests and its implication for forest-based climate change interventions<xref ref-type="fn" rid="FN0001"/>

    Socio-economic factors influencing household dependence on forests and its implication for forest-based climate change interventions<xref ref-type="fn" rid="FN0001"/>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science
    In most African countries, forest-based climate change intervention initiatives such as nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs) and national adaptation programmes of action (NAPAs) are widely accepted. This is mainly due to the fact that they are relevant in addressing multiple...
  6. Tono Reservoir fishery contribution to poverty reduction among fishers in northern Ghana

    Tono Reservoir fishery contribution to poverty reduction among fishers in northern Ghana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    Fishery characteristics and livelihood status of fishers at Tono Reservoir, Ghana, were investigated between January 2015 and June 2016. Data on fisher demography, fishing gears, fishing methods, perceptions of the state of fish stocks, management practices, income and consumption of...
  7. 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...
  8. Informal waste recycling activities: Implications for livelihood and health

    Informal waste recycling activities: Implications for livelihood and health

    Informal waste recycling activities are fast becoming commonplace in most developing countries. Using South Africa as a case study, this study characterizes informal collection of recyclable waste materials. It also explores the roles of informal collection of recyclable waste materials...
  9. Managing HIV-positive sero-status in Ghana’s most HIV concentrated district: self-perceived explanations and theoretical discourse

    Managing HIV-positive sero-status in Ghana’s most HIV concentrated district: self-perceived explanations and theoretical discourse

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    As of December 2015 there were 37 million persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHAs), 70% of whom are in sub-Saharan Africa. Ghana, which contributes a relatively small number to Africa’s HIV burden, has a generalised HIV epidemic. The current national prevalence...