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Integrating quality and cost of surface raw water : upper and middle Vaal water management areas South Africa
(IWA Publishing, 2010)
The user-pays principle encourages use of a water tariff structure that incorporates pollution and/or depletion of a water resource because that water represents a capital resource base. Development of a tool that models ...
Preface to the special issue on the tercentenary of the Laplace–Runge–Lenz vector
Uncertainty sources in climate change impact modelling of water resource systems
Modelling climate change impacts on water resources have been widely acknowledged to have various complexities. These complexities are due to the complex, dynamic and non-linear characteristics of the changes in atmospheric, ...
South African higher education : at the center of a cauldron of national imaginations
(Social Research, 2012)
South Africa's university system is by far the most developed on the African continent. 18 years after the fall of apartheid we must ask whether there is anything approaching a national consensus about the place of university ...
Study of Some e-government activities in South Africa
This paper examines the nature and extent of e-government activities in South Africa. E-Government refers to the practice of leveraging ICT to deliver services to employees (G2E), to citizens (G2C), to business (G2B) and ...
‘Walking our talk’ : exploring supervision of postgraduate self-study research through metaphor drawing
(Unisa Press, 2014)
The authors of this article portray their learning as a group of eight academics who met to examine the roles and relationships of supervisors of postgraduate self-study research. In the article, they represent how through ...
Academic advising in universities : concept paper
The need for sustained academic advising and support for students and lecturers in universities in South Africa is on the rise. The initiative draws from the sad reality that the South African higher education system is ...
Communication skills as a subject in the programme cost and management accounting at a South African University
(International Foundation for Research & Development, 2013-07)
The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the communication proficiency of the Cost and Management (CMA) students and to assess whether the studying of the subject,, ”Communication Skills”, is having any positive influence ...
Violence at the end of the rainbow
(Taylor and Francis, 2013-02-26)
South Africa presents contradictory images—that of a miracle of reconcilia- tion, the Rainbow Nation, and that of societal decay, evidenced by the police shooting of thirty-six mineworkers at Marikana in 2012. It is ...
Women in selected rural municipalities: Resilience and agency against vulnerabilities to climate change
(Taylor and Francis, 2014-11-03)
The role of rural women in eradicating poverty and ending hunger has been recognised by both scholars and practitioners. There is an acknowledgement that women serve a critical role in the agricultural labour force, ...