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  • Vahed, A; Engelbrecht, F; Simonis, I; Naidoo, M; Sibolla, B; Van Zyl, T; McFerren, G (IIMC (International Information Management Corporation), 2012-05)
    Climate change poses a major threat to environmental sustainability. Africa in particular, is vulnerable with projected worsening food security, increased threats to public health, increased stress on surface water resources ...
  • Mokonyama, Mathetha T; Schnackenberg, E (2006-07)
    The paper provides the framework proposed by the newly established Built Environment Unit of CSIR, a public institution, to provide foresight driven research input into the passenger transport domain. This is modelled on ...
  • O'Kennedy, MM; Grootboom, A; Shewry, PR (Elsevier Science Ltd, 2006-11)
    This review highlights recombinant DNA technology as a powerful tool to enhance the gene pools of sorghum and pearl millet crops regarded as jewels of Africa. Although important advances in the improvement of these species ...
  • Estuarine and Coastal Research Unit, ECRU (National Research Institute for Oceanology, CSIR, 1982-06)
    This report provides an overview of the Hartenbos estuary of the Cape Coast dealing with aspects such as climate, geology, soils, catchments, run-off, vegetations, oceanography and estuaries. In this report available ...
  • Twine, W; Siphugu, V; Moshe, D (Parthenon Publishing Group, 2003-09)
    The harvesting of communal natural resources by 'outsiders' (i.e. harvesters from other villages or towns) was investigated in ten rural villages in South Africa. Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) techniques were used ...
  • Smit, Jacoba E; Grobler, AF; Sparrow, RW (2011-04)
    The most efficient light harvesting and energy transfer systems are found in nature as part of the photosynthesis process. In the photosynthetic system light energy is absorbed by antenna chlorophylls and this energy is ...
  • Durrheim, RJ (Australian Centre for Geomechanics, 2014-09)
    The remarkably rich and persistent gold and platinum deposits in South Africa stimulated the development of a deep mining industry. The challenges of mining laterally-extensive orebodies at depths as great as 4 km include ...
  • Johnson, David; Zlobinsky, Natasha; Lysko, Albert A; Lamola, Magdeline; Hadzic, S; Maliwatu, R; Densmore, M (2016-12)
    TV White Space networks are gaining momentum worldwide as an important addition to the suite of wireless protocols available for connecting de-veloping regions. However, there has been no thorough investigation of scenarios ...
  • Schreiber, WL (CSIR, 2008-11)
    Underground mines are divided into ventilating districts. This means that two or more workings use the same ventalation air to cool and provide workers with breathable air. Every year, a substantial number of Self-Contained ...
  • Genthe, Bettina; Steyn, M (2006)
    The Health sector should play an integral part to accomplish Integrate Water Resource Management (IWRM). The overarching aim of IWRM is sustainability. Health of people and health of the environment is an outcome of IWRM ...
  • du Preez, M (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 2010-09)
    Access to affordable, safe and sufficient quantities of water is fundamental to health and dignity of all humans. However, in 2006 an estimated 1.1 billion people still had no access to safe water and 2.6 billion lacked ...
  • Ampofo-Anti, N (Smart and Sustainable Built Environment (SASBE), 2015-12)
    This paper highlights the need for a non-chemical approach to the cultivation of fibre crops intended for building applications in South Africa. A case study considered four fibre crops – flax, industrial hemp, kenaf and ...
  • Muller, E; Diab, RD; Binedell, M; Hounsome, R (Pergamon-Elsevier Science Ltd, 2003-05)
    In Durban, South Africa studies have shown that more than seven out of ten households in low-income metropolitan areas rely on kerosene for domestic purposes, leading to widespread problems of poor indoor air quality. In ...
  • Fatoki, O; Olujimi, O; Odendaal, J; Genthe, Bettina (InTech, 2012-03)
    The aim of this study was to assess the potential human impacts health associated with PE found in the final effluent from wastewater treatment plants and river water receiving effluent wastes. The screening risk assessment ...
  • Genthe, Bettina; Le Rouw, Wouter J; Schachtschneider, K; Oberholster, Paul J; Aneck-Hahn, NH; Chamier, J (Elsevier, 2013-07)
    Water quality has deteriorated in the upper Olifants River system, South Africa, as a result of land use activities which include mining, agriculture and industries. A health risk assessment was conducted from 2009 to 2011 ...
  • Abbott, GR; De Jager, Peta; Gasa, N (Development Bank South Africa (DBSA), 2008-11)
    Health infrastructure is essential to the successful delivery of health services. With a normal planned lifespan of over 50 years, such capital investment endures for extended periods and major changes in the estate take ...
  • Van der Watt, R; Erasmus, Louwrence (INCOSE, 2016-07)
    A public multi-disciplinary primary-level hospital delivers clinical services to both in and out patients within its catchment area. A multi-disciplinary hospital is a healthcare facility of which the commissioning or ...
  • Arhete, LE; Erasmus, Louwrence (International Association for Management of Technology (IAMOT) & the Graduate School of Technology Management, University of Pretoria, 2016-05)
    Despite the end of apartheid decades ago, the South African healthcare system continues to face significant challenges. Although efforts were made in the past to address the crisis, the system is said to be performing below ...
  • Wright, C; John, J (2009-01)
    Air pollution in South Africa is a serious environmental health threat, particularly in urban and peri-urban metropolitan areas, but also in low income settlements where indoor air pollution from domestic fuel use is a ...
  • Edwards, A (2010-09)
    This paper deals with noise-induced hearing loss protection in the South African mining industry. I deals with several issues, including standards and regulations, medical issues and compensation