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A synthesis of past, current and future research for protection and management of papyrus (Cyperus papyrus L.) wetlands in Africa
(Springer Verlag, 2014)
Papyrus wetlands (dominated by the giant sedge Cyperus papyrus L.) occur throughout eastern, central and southern Africa and are important for biodiversity, for water quality and quantity regulation and for the livelihoods ...
The role of ground water in Sub-Saharan Africa
Although water resources managers speak of a water crisis in Africa, the management of ground water has to date not featured strongly in national and regional African water agendas. Examination of the physical environment of ...
Foreword to special section: groundwater in Africa
Factors influencing the awareness and adoption of borehole-garden permaculture in Malawi: Lessons for the promotion of sustainable practices
Using wastewater accumulating around rural waterpoints to irrigate community gardens, borehole-garden permaculture (BGP) presents a method of sustainable water management. BGP also presents public health benefits through ...
Definitions matter: Including the socio-economic dimension as a critical component of SADC circular economy definitions
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2022)
Globally, scholars agree that there is a lack of clarity on the notion of the circular economy (CE) and a lack of consensus on a foundational definition of the term. Some definitions place greater emphasis on the socio-economic ...
Editor’s message: Building capacity and partnerships towards sustainable utilization of groundwater in Africa
This Editor’s Message advises the international groundwater fraternity of new opportunities in hydrogeological developments in Africa. It is a fact that groundwater plays a vital role in socio-economic and ecological ...
A two-step approach for detecting Striga in a complex agroecological system using Sentinel-2 data
Information on weed occurrence within croplands is vital but is often unavailable to support weeding practices and improve cropland productivity assessments. To date, few studies have been conducted to estimate and map ...
Influence of termites on the soil seed bank in an African savannah
In savannah ecosystems, termites drive key ecosystem processes, such as primary production through creation of patchiness in soil nutrients availability around their nests. In this study, we evaluated the role of termites ...