Articles by Keyword: Policy

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  1. The national grazing strategy of the Republic of South Africa Objectives, achievements and future challenges

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    Over the past few years various measures have been applied to address the problem of the retrogression of southern African rangelands. However, it has become apparent that many of these measures were ad hoc and not part of a long‐term...
  2. HIV/AIDS policies, practices and conditions in South African prisons: Criticisms and alternatives. Towards a research agenda

    HIV/AIDS policies, practices and conditions in South African prisons: Criticisms and alternatives. Towards a research agenda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The level of HIV infection in South African prisoners is unknown. However, given that 4.2 million citizens or 20% of the adult population are infected by HIV then the problem of infection within the prison system would seem to be...
  3. What does the new century offer range science in southern Africa?

    What does the new century offer range science in southern Africa?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Range Science, as a developing discipline in southern Africa, is reviewed over its 60 years of formal existence. The context of the African political and socia-economic environment is used as a background to examine the impact that range science has...
  4. Retraction and expansion of flock mobility in Central Asia: costs and consequences

    Retraction and expansion of flock mobility in Central Asia: costs and consequences

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Seasonal and spatial fluctuations in forage quality, accessibility and output provide strong incentives for migratory stock keeping in Central Asia. Over the past century, mobile livestock husbandry has either been suppressed or collapsed and a fragmented pattern of rangeland use...
  5. The sociocultural contexts and meanings associated with livestock keeping in rural South Africa

    The sociocultural contexts and meanings associated with livestock keeping in rural South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    This paper complements Vetter's position paper, ‘Development and sustainable management of rangeland commons – aligning policy with the realities of South Africa's rural landscape’ (Vetter in this issue). It seeks to advance the debate regarding the contemporary nature of livestock...
  6. Crop–livestock interactions: implications for policy-makers and for farmers

    Crop–livestock interactions: implications for policy-makers and for farmers

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    This paper was prepared in response to a paper prepared by Vetter (in this issue) that addressed the issue of policy development related to sustainable management of rangelands. In line with the sentiments of Vetter, policies are understood to guide...
  7. Municipal commonage in South Africa: a critique of artificial dichotomies in policy debates on agriculture

    Municipal commonage in South Africa: a critique of artificial dichotomies in policy debates on agriculture

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    The paper critiques Vetter's (in this issue) assertion that commercialisation of smallholder agriculture holds dangers for sustainable rangeland management. The paper argues that a range of policy options are required, including commercialisation and subsistence farming, large-scale and smallholder farming, a...
  8. College Students' Perceptions of Factors Influencing Research Participation

    College Students' Perceptions of Factors Influencing Research Participation

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined the factors that college students perceive to influence their ability to do research. Participants were 160 students from a teachers' college (males=71; females=81; mean age=27; SD=5.32). Data were collected using an open ended survey. For data analysis...
  9. Perceived Stress by Senior Secondary School Educators in a South African School District

    Perceived Stress by Senior Secondary School Educators in a South African School District

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated perceptions of work-related stress as experienced by school personnel in a South African school district. Participants were senior secondary high school educators from five schools (n= 20, mean age = 38.6, females = 12, males = 8...