Water

Ecology, water and enterprise development in selected rural South African towns

Toerien DF and Seaman MT, (2011), Ecology, water and enterprise development in selected rural South African towns. Water SA 37, 47–56. Abstract South Africa’s imperatives for rural development and job creation raise the question whether water abundance in a region results in improved enterprise development in rural towns. The enterprise assemblages of 2 groups of towns, […]

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Evaluation of Farm Worker Sanitation Projects in the Northern Cape

Squires, A, Ingle, M and Atkinson, D (2002), “Evaluation of Farm Worker Sanitation Projects in the Northern Cape”, Unpublished report for Mvula Trust and Department of Water Affairs, Kimberley. Programme context The farm worker sanitation projects in the Northern Cape must be seen in the context of a much broader sanitation programme in that province. This […]

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Multi-functional landscapes in semi arid environments

O’Farrell, P, Reyers, B, Le Maitre, D, Milton, S, Ego, B, Maherry, A, Colvin, C, Atkinson, D, De Lange, W, Blignaut, J and Cowling, R (2010), “Multi-functional landscapes in semi arid environments: Implications for biodiversity and ecosystem services”, Landscape Ecology, vol. 25, no. 8, 1231-1246. Can be purchased at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10980-010-9495-9, or contact karoo@intekom.co.za.   Abstract […]

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The devil is in the detail: An analysis of the DBSA’s ‘Access to Sanitation’ indicator

Ingle, M (2009), The devil is in the detail: An analysis of the DBSA’s ‘Access to Sanitation’ indicator, The Journal of Transdisciplinary Research in Southern Africa, 5(2) 217-229. Abstract When using indicator values to measure change over an interval of time, the general understanding of the factor being analysed may have been modified during the […]

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The possibilities and pitfalls presented by a pragmatic approach

O’Farrell, De Lange, WJ, Le Maitre, DC, Reyers, B, Blignaut, JN, Milton, SJ, Atkinson, D, Egoh, B, Maherry, C, and Cowling, RM (2011), “The possibilities and pitfalls presented by a pragmatic approach to ecosystem service valuation in an arid biodiversity hotspot”, Journal of Arid Environments, 75 (2011), 612-623. Accessed at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196311000231   Abstract Arid regions […]

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Water provision in rural areas and informal settlements

Cloete, T.E and Pootinga, I (2008), Water provision in rural areas and informal settlements and meeting the millennium development goals, in in ASSAF (Academy of Science of South Africa), Local Economic Development in Small Towns, Housing Delivery and Impact on the Environment, Pretoria. Introduction Water is unlike other scarce natural resources. It underpins all aspects […]

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