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  1. Role of Eucalypt Plantations in Timber Supply and Forest Conservation in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    The role of eucalypt plantations in timber supply and forest conservation in Sub-Saharan Africa was investigated. The annual destruction of 11,5 million ha of tropical forest is highlighted, the various causes indicated and the controversy whether fast-growing plantations and woodlots...
  2. Urban and rural differences in HIV/AIDS stigma in five African countries

    Urban and rural differences in HIV/AIDS stigma in five African countries

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Stigma and discrimination have been widely researched, especially within the context of health. In the context of HIV/AIDS, studies have shown that stigma variously impacts on prevention, on accessing treatment, and on care programmes. Decreasing stigma is therefore an important...
  3. Government R&D Impact on the South African Macroeconomy

    Government R&D Impact on the South African Macroeconomy

    This article analyses the impact of government R&D on the macro-economy of South Africa. Most literature on the impact of R&D on the economy has been on advanced countries, where R&D expenditure as per cent of the GDP has been...
  4. Riding the Tide: Management in Africa and the Role of High-Impact Research

    Riding the Tide: Management in Africa and the Role of High-Impact Research

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    The increased interest in the potential of African countries to rise from their current states of underdevelopment is matched by concern about the lack of scientific and technical knowledge. Given the role of management in national development and the contribution...
  5. Methods for assessing the impact of research on innovation and development in the agriculture and food sectors

    Methods for assessing the impact of research on innovation and development in the agriculture and food sectors

    The need for technological transition and the context of the privatization of public research funding both challenge the evolution of methods to assess the impact of research in the agricultural and food sectors. We analyze this evolution through a literature...
  6. Pine Provenance Research in South Africa: Promises and Problems

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    Provenance research really started with the work of H.L. Duhamel Du Monceau on Pinus sylvestris in the eighteenth century. In South Africa the first properly designed provenance trials were established between 1934 and 1936 with the testing of five races...
  7. Veld management : A challenge to agricultural extension

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    This paper discusses the problems of communicating veld management practices to farmers within the framework of the knowledge generation and diffusion system. Suggestions are made for improving the system through greater involvement of farmers in research and extension, and for...
  8. The use of degradation gradients for the assessment and ecological interpretation of range condition

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    Multivariate procedures were used to subdivide the southern African climatic climax grasslands of the 700–800‐mm rainfall zone into relatively homogeneous grazing areas. A degradation gradient was constructed for each of these areas. This was done by means of centred PCA...
  9. Influence of intensive irrigation and cultivation on selected soil properties: Arid southern Namibia

    Influence of intensive irrigation and cultivation on selected soil properties: Arid southern Namibia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    The effect of long-term (25 years) intensive irrigation on selected soil properties of the Hardap Irrigation Scheme was determined by comparing soil profiles in irrigated and adjacent non-irrigated areas. The major differences detected between five soil pairs were rubification of...
  10. THE LAKE ST. LUCIA SYSTEM—A RESEARCH ASSESSMENT

    THE LAKE ST. LUCIA SYSTEM—A RESEARCH ASSESSMENT

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Aquatic Sciences
    This paper assesses the research undertaken at Lake St. Lucia over the past 25 years based on over 300 documents from that period. Trends related to both time and subject matter are evident, and these are considered in relation to...