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Cover for History and management - Southern Africa and western Indian Ocean islands.

Parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) has been recorded in the Southern African countries of South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and most recently Botswana, and the western Indian Ocean islands of Madagascar, Mauritius including Rodrigues, as well as Réunion, Seychelles, Comoros,...

Author(s)
Strathie, L. W.; McConnachie, A. J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pastoralism and Kalahari rangeland soils.

This chapter presents field-based evidence of the changes in soil properties resulting from grazing-related disturbance and shrub encroachment in the south-west Kalahari. The objectives were: (i) to determine the impact of different grazing intensities on soil CO2 efflux, soil organic carbon (SOC)...

Author(s)
Thomas, A. D.; Elliott, D. R.; Griffith, T. N. L.; Mairs, H.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642109)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Wilderness safaris.

A case study is presented of Wilderness Safaris, which sees itself as a conservation organization as well as an ecotourism company. The company's philosophies and operations are examined. Through its partnerships with community conservancies in Namibia and Botswana and the North Island private...

Author(s)
Cafema, S.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936655)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Community development strategies in the Kalahari: an expression of modernization's monologue?

This chapter examines aspects of South African and Botswana national tourism agendas and approaches with regard to development among indigenous peoples. The comparative case study focuses on two communities - the Khomani of Witdraai, in the Northern Cape of South Africa, and the !Xoo in Ngwatle,...

Author(s)
Dyll, L.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935085)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism development, rural livelihoods and biodiversity conservation in the Okavango Delta, Botswana.

This chapter analyses the effectiveness of tourism development in achieving better means of subsistence and conservation in the Okavango Delta, Botswana. The text is largely based on qualitative research material collected between June and December 2007 at Sankoyo, Khwai and Mababe in the Delta....

Author(s)
Mbaiwa, J. E.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935085)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The responses of the Southern African tourism sector in combating HIV/AIDS.

This chapter explores the awareness and responses of the Southern African tourism sector in combating HIV and AIDS. Special reference is paid to the HIV/AIDS strategies adopted by the tourism organizations operating in Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Botswana. HIV/AIDS is threatening the...

Author(s)
Siiskonen, H.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935085)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainability and tourism dynamics.

The concept of sustainable tourism remains subject to substantial confusion, both with regard to precise implications and the specific patterns of resource use the concept implies. This confusion is particularly evident with regard to specific tradeoffs, policies, actions or indicators that are...

Author(s)
Johnston, R. J.; Tyrrell, T. J.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Wildlife.

This chapter describes the structure of the wildlife adventure sector and presents case studies from Tanzania, Nepal, Uganda, Botswana, Canada and Russia. For each of the six case studies, the place, operator, activity, equipment, accommodation, statistics, access, community, experience,...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Southern Africa: ecotourism on wildlife conservancies and communal lands.

This chapter reviews indigenous ecotourism ventures on communal lands in southern Africa. These include wildlife conservancies in Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa. The chapter begins with a review of key issues for promoting indigenous involvement in ecotourism in communal lands and...

Author(s)
Zeppel, H. D.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931247)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mycotoxin contamination in food systems in Eastern and Southern Africa.

Mycotoxin contamination of food systems is a major problem in many countries in Eastern and Southern Africa. Most diets in the region are maize based, but cassava, sorghum, millet and peanuts also are important. These food systems are susceptible to aflatoxins, fumonisin B1, zearalenone and...

Author(s)
Siame, B. A.; Nawa, I. N.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter

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