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- The BLDS print collection
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- Agriculture and adaptation to climate change: the role of wildlife ranching in South Africa
- J. Otieno; E. Muchapondwa / Economic Research Southern Africa 2016
- In the arid and semi-arid areas of Africa, some of the most common land uses remain in pastoralism or in some cases commercial livestock ranching. Agricultural activities in these areas especially beef production is known to be highly...
- Climate change, household vulnerability and smart agricukture: the case of two South African provinces
- International Development Research Centre 2016
- The impact of climate change disasters poses significant challenges for South Africa especially for vulnerable rural households. In South Africa there is dearth of knowledge of the impacts of climate change at the local level, especia...
- The BRICS initiatives towards a new financial architecture: an assessment with some proposals
- S. Sen / Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2016
- It is heartening, the author of this paper argues, to observe that developing countries, led by China and other BRICS members have been successful to organise alternative sources of credit flows . aiming for financial stability, growt...
- Climate adaptation readiness for agriculture: drought lessons from the Western Cape, South Africa
- S. Midgely; N. Methner / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
- Agriculture is a critical component of national and sub-national economies, yet it is also highly vulnerable to weather extremes and scarce water resources. Climate change is increasing disaster risks in Southern Africa. Despite progr...
- Climate change adaptation and agriculture in South Africa: a policy assessment
- M. Zwane; G. Montmasson-Clair / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa 2016
- Agriculture is one of the two sectors (along with mining) at the core of economic development. Underpinning food systems, agricultural activities constitute an indispensable pillar of sustainable development. This is especially true i...
- How are young people in South Africa using mobile phones to bridge healthcare gaps?
- K. Hampshire / University of Durham 2015
- Young people account for 30% of the population in South Africa, with just under 15 million young people aged 10 24 years. Adolescence is considered a time of both risk and opportunity: When rapid physical and psychological chan...
- Mobile phones and education in Sub-Saharan Africa: from youth practice to public policy
- Journal of International Development 2015
- Young people's use of mobile phones is expanding exponentially across Africa. Its transformative potential is exciting, but findings presented in this paper indicate how the downside of mobile phone use in African schools is becoming ...
- Teenage childbearing and educational attainment in South Africa
- I.M. Timaeus; T.A. Moultrie / London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 2012
- Teenage childbearing and attainment at school in South Africa are investigated using nationally-representative data from the National Income Dynamics Study. The analysis focuses on the outcomes by 2010 of a panel of 673 childless youn...
- Reflections on the formulation and implementation of Integrated Water Resources Management in Southern and Eastern Africa from a gender perspective
- B. Derman; Preetha Prabhakaran / Water Alternatives 2016
- While it is claimed that the founding principles of integrated water resources management are the Dublin Principles this does not appear to be the case for Principle No. 3, which underlines the importance of women in water provision, ...
- The 'Trickle Down' of Integrated Water Resources Management: a case study of local-level realities in the Inkomati Water Management Area, South Africa
- Kristi Denby / Water Alternatives 2016
- The historical legacy in South Africa of apartheid and the resulting discriminatory policies and power imbalances are critical to&nb...