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  1. Developing a protocol for managing the biophysical condition of a water management area: the Sabie catchment case study

    Developing a protocol for managing the biophysical condition of a water management area: the Sabie catchment case study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    Recent modification of the South African Water Law spells out fundamental changes for the way the country's water resources will be managed in the future. One of the most significant mandates is the establishment of Catchment Management Agencies (CMAs) and...
  2. WATER QUALITY MODELLING PERCEPTIONS OF A WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION

    WATER QUALITY MODELLING PERCEPTIONS OF A WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Limnological Society of Southern Africa
    The use of models by the South African water industry is discussed. It is suggested that climatic conditions and existing legislation have influenced the formulation of models. Future model requirements by the water Industry are outlined. Changes are suggested which...
  3. THE JOURNAL OF THE LIMNOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN AFRICA: APPRAISAL, ANALYSIS, APPROACH AND APPLICATION

    THE JOURNAL OF THE LIMNOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN AFRICA: APPRAISAL, ANALYSIS, APPROACH AND APPLICATION

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Limnological Society of Southern Africa
    In accordance with the Silver Jubilee theme of ‘reminisce and assess’, the editorial takes a critical look at the Journal of the Limnological Society of Southern Africa with the objective of examining its raison d'etre. After briefly examining the need...
  4. Evaluation of a Computer Model for the Selection of Candidate Species for Aquaculture

    Evaluation of a Computer Model for the Selection of Candidate Species for Aquaculture

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Aquatic Sciences
    The use of a computer-based “Expert Choice” system, incorporating the Analytical Hierarchy Process, in the selection of candidate species for aquaculture is described. The system is considered to be particularly useful in developing countries or areas where the aquaculture industry...
  5. Why communal pastoralists do what they do in the Richtersveld National Park

    Why communal pastoralists do what they do in the Richtersveld National Park

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    A better understanding of the socio-economic profile of pastoralists, their farming objectives and the motives underlying herd management practices in the Richtersveld were explored. Livestock were not the only source of income for pastoral households. Livestock farming was a post-retirement...
  6. Rangeland assessment and monitoring: the elusive elixir

    Rangeland assessment and monitoring: the elusive elixir

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    'Classical' rangeland monitoring is discussed in the context of its fitness-for-purpose. The theoretical or descriptive models that underpin global approaches are considered and reviewed. The needs and types of measurements are discussed as are developments in southern Africa over three...
  7. Which grazing management practices are most appropriate for maintaining biodiversity in South African grassland?

    Which grazing management practices are most appropriate for maintaining biodiversity in South African grassland?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    The relative benefit of different grazing management practices for maintaining grassland biodiversity integrity was assessed. Practices considered were grazing system, stocking rate, animal type, grazing season, fire–grazing interaction, plus burning regime. Sparse empirical data indicated that stocking rate, cattle-to-sheep ratio,...
  8. Contractor selection: A quantitative, consensusfriendly, transparent and objective method

    Contractor selection: A quantitative, consensusfriendly, transparent and objective method

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: The Southern African Forestry Journal
    About eighty percent of all physical forestry work is executed by contractors. The total number of formal contractors in South Africa is about 300 of which all must be selected to execute activities. This article offers a method for selecting...
  9. WATER QUALITY MODELLING PERCEPTIONS OF A WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION

    WATER QUALITY MODELLING PERCEPTIONS OF A WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION

    The use of models by the South African water industry is discussed. It is suggested that climatic conditions and existing legislation have influenced the formulation of models. Future model requirements by the water Industry are outlined. Changes are suggested which...
  10. An ecosystem approach to fisheries in the southern Benguela context

    An ecosystem approach to fisheries in the southern Benguela context

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    The 2001 Reykjavík Declaration on Responsible Fisheries in the Marine Ecosystem and the Plan of Implementation of the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development highlighted the need in fisheries to look beyond considering only the target species and to consider...