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Towards sustainable management in the Kalahari region

Towards sustainable management in the Kalahari region

some essential background and critical issues

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Published by Directorate of Research and Development, University of Botswana in Gaborone, Botswana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kalahari Desert.,
  • Kalahari Desert
    • Subjects:
    • Natural resources -- Kalahari Desert -- Management.,
    • Kalahari Desert.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statement[Susan Ringrose, Raban Chanda, editors].
      ContributionsRingrose, Susan., Chanda, Raban., University of Botswana. Directorate of Research and Development.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGB618.88.K26 T68 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 304 p. :
      Number of Pages304
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6814243M
      ISBN 109991221468
      LC Control Number00283612
      OCLC/WorldCa45248433

      Vast tracts of bleak, shimmering semidesert contrast dramatically with lush green vineyards filling the Orange River’s fertile valleys. The massive body of water meanders through a giant valley of its making, being at its most impressive at the Augrabies Falls National Park, where the deafening fury of a huge torrent of angry water plummeting 56m down a series of granite cataracts speaks. Towards sustainable use of Marula (Sclerocarya birrea) in the Savannah woodlands of Zvishavane District, Zimbabwe University of the Witwatersrand Gabriel T Ngorima A dissertation Submitted to the Faculty of Science, University of the Witwatersrand, commercialisation so as to achieve sustainable resource utilisation in the region.

      applied in taking action to achieve integrated water resources development and management include; (a) Freshwater is a finite and vulnerable resource essential to sustain life, development and the environment: Its sustainable management demands a holistic approach, linking social and economic. Current practice of waste management system in Malaysia: Towards sustainable waste management Tey Jia Sin1, Dr. Goh Kai Chen2, Dr. Kek Sie Long3, Ir. Dr. Goh Hui Hwang4 Faculty of Technology Management and Business1 3 Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia Johor, Malaysia [email protected] Faculty of Technology Management and Business2.

      The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) reaf-firmed commitment to sustainable development and adopted a framework for action and comprehensive follow-up. The World Economic and Social Survey serves as a valuable resource as we look towards translating the outcome of Rio+20 into concrete actions. Social Responsibility Communities. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSI) is an integral part of UMK, as we believe that every upliftment project implemented by our company contributes to the creation of the South African promise of “a better life for all”.


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