Articles by Keyword: Resilience

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  1. 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...
  2. Resilience in Children of Poverty

    Resilience in Children of Poverty

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Most studies reviewed show that poverty has a negative impact on school success and the social and emotional functioning of learners in schools. Students' personal beliefs about their capabilities were found to influence their motivation and learning in schools. However,...
  3. Multiple strategies for resilient livelihoods in communal areas of South Africa

    Multiple strategies for resilient livelihoods in communal areas of South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Livestock farming in communal areas is an activity pursued by rural households as one of a range of livelihood strategies aimed at spreading risk. The cash and non-cash benefits derived from livestock, as well as the wide range of secondary...
  4. Adaptive management for complex communal rangelands in South Africa

    Adaptive management for complex communal rangelands in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Many of the intransigent problems facing the world arise in complex systems. In this paper, I propose that communal rangelands in South Africa be recognised as complex social–ecological systems and that one of the reasons that development initiatives have had...
  5. Fostering Self-Determination and Resilience Through Sports Counselling: Psychosocial Development of Youth in Botswana

    Fostering Self-Determination and Resilience Through Sports Counselling: Psychosocial Development of Youth in Botswana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Sports can promote pro-social behaviors and confidence in physical abilities among participants. We conducted an extensive review of the literature on the ways in which youth in Southern African countries, severely affected by the HIV/AIDS pandemic and other hardships may...
  6. Children's Resilience as Assets for Safe Schools

    Children's Resilience as Assets for Safe Schools

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    In this article I argue that employing positive psychology conceptions in research allows for a continuum of findings for educational psychology. I illustrate my contention by means of a participatory action research (PAR) survey-based case study in which methodological decisions...
  7. The Role of Schools in Building the Resilience of Youth Faced with Adversity

    The Role of Schools in Building the Resilience of Youth Faced with Adversity

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored factors related to risk, resilience and health amongst South African teenagers. Grade nine students (N = 472; males = 210, females = 262, age range = 12 to 18 years) at seven schools in the Western Cape...
  8. “I have undergone some metamorphosis!” The Impact of REds on South African Educators Affected by the Hiv/Aids Pandemic. A Pilot Study

    “I have undergone some metamorphosis!” The Impact of REds on South African Educators Affected by the Hiv/Aids Pandemic. A Pilot Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study investigated the efficacy of Resilient Educators (REds), a group intervention program, designed to empower educators affected by the HIV/Aids pandemic and in research in progress. Fifteen participants (three male; twelve female) from various primary schools in two different...
  9. The Structure of Psychological Well-Being in Cultural Context: Towards a Hierarchical Model of Psychological Health

    The Structure of Psychological Well-Being in Cultural Context: Towards a Hierarchical Model of Psychological Health

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored whether an overlap exists in the empirical manifestations of various constructs for psychological well-being. Secondary factor analyses were conducted on data obtained from four studies, comprising 2,024 participants from relatively individualist and collectivist cultural contexts. Questionnaires varied...
  10. Psychosocial Well-being in a Group of South African Adolescents

    Psychosocial Well-being in a Group of South African Adolescents

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to explore the psychosocial well-being of a group of South African adolescents. Participants (N=665, ages 15–17 years; males = 214, females = 451) from three high schools completed questionnaires on psychosocial well-being. Structured interviews...