Articles by Keyword: Sustainability

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  1. Problems in implementing improved range management on common lands in Africa: An Australian perspective

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    Rangeland/livestock development in Africa is reviewed and lessons learnt from successes and failures are noted. Pastoral communities have developed risk aversion strategies to survive in the harsh environment and fragile ecology of rangeland areas. With advances in infrastructure (transport, water...
  2. Regional sustainability in table grape production on saline soils

    Regional sustainability in table grape production on saline soils

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    A study was done in South Africa to investigate the state of the soil salt content and its effect on plant growth on a regional rather than a point basis. The study site went through a development phase since 1996...
  3. A review of site-growth studies in South Africa

    A review of site-growth studies in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: The Southern African Forestry Journal
    The intensive nature of the South African forest industry requires reliable decision support systems to enhance site-specific silviculture. Furthermore, the principle of ecologically sustainable forest management requires a profound improvement in the understanding of the factors controlling tree growth and...
  4. The Madikwe Forum: a comprehensive partnership for supporting governance of Botswana's HIV and AIDS response

    The Madikwe Forum: a comprehensive partnership for supporting governance of Botswana's HIV and AIDS response

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    There is a need for actors within the philanthropic sector to pursue collaborative partnerships with developing nations which could result in sustainable country-led responses to HIV and AIDS. There is also a need to evaluate the structures governing these partnerships...
  5. Potential environmental impacts associated with the proposed abstraction of water from the Okavango River in Namibia

    Potential environmental impacts associated with the proposed abstraction of water from the Okavango River in Namibia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    The Namibian Department of Water Affairs has in the past faced considerable pressure to relieve the water shortages caused by recent droughts. One of the options considered in 1996, following poor runoff during the 1994/95 and 1995/96 seasons, was a...
  6. Sustainable African Built Environments

    Sustainable African Built Environments

    Carbon emission scenarios are used as key inputs to the sustainability and built environment strategies and policies of many developed countries. Decisions and direction in these are based on carbon emission models which show the optimum mix of interventions required...
  7. On the Links between Sustainable Wellbeing and Electric Energy Consumption

    On the Links between Sustainable Wellbeing and Electric Energy Consumption

    Access to electric energy is one of the drivers of wellbeing and universal access to energy has recently been identified as an important goal in the international community. A data-driven analysis of electric energy consumption and subjective wellbeing indicators is...
  8. The role of the hospitality industry in balanced use of natural resources on Bali

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal:
    Popular tropical islands often face problems with water supply, especially islands like Bali where 80% of the economy depends on tourism and a healthy water supply. Mismanagement of natural water resources leads to a water crisis. This articles focus on...
  9. Biological processes as indicators of sustainable plantation forestry

    Biological processes as indicators of sustainable plantation forestry

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: The Southern African Forestry Journal
    This paper discusses the use of an ecosystems approach in the management of plantations and the concept of plantations in providing goods and services. Ecological indicators are compared for the CIFOR and South African systems. The CIFOR system focuses on...
  10. The economic value of <em>Acacia karroo</em> in small-scale farming systems and game farming in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    The economic value of <em>Acacia karroo</em> in small-scale farming systems and game farming in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: The Southern African Forestry Journal
    The purpose of the investigation was to examine current knowledge, by local people, of the agroforestry roles and the economic importance that the Acacia karroo tree plays in the farming systems or small-scale farmers and game farming in the Dundee...