Search for dissertations about: "Botswana"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the word Botswana.

  1. 1. Bush Encroachment and the Role of Browse in Cattle Production : An ecological perspective from a bush encroached grazing system, Olifants Drift, Kgatleng District, Southeast Botswana

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Nkobi Moleele; Stockholms universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; savannas; bush encroachment; carrying capacity; browse; biomass; range degradation; colour infrared photographs; Landsat Thematic Mapper; mid infrared bands; tannins; toxins; aromatic substances; Dicrostachys cinerea; Grewia flava; NDVI; Olifants Drift; Botswana; naturgeografi; Physical Geography;

    Abstract : The increase in density and cover of woody plant species is coincident with the introduction of cattle in southern Africa, and it is a wide spread phenomenon in the savannas of the world. The causes are little understood, but can only be speculated to be either anthropogenic or natural or a combination of both. READ MORE

  2. 2. Career development in a changing society : the case of Botswana

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Ulla Kann; Stockholms universitet.; [1981]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

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  3. 3. To Have and to Hold: Continuity and change in property rights institutions governing water resources among the Meru of Tanzania and the BaKgatla in Botswana; 1925-2000

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Ellen Hillbom; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; institutional change; Botswana; institutions; Kgatleng; Meru; natural resources; property rights; Tanzania; Sub-Saharan Africa; water; Social and economic history; Ekonomisk och social historia;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Diskussionen tar sin utgångspunkt i den klyfta som finns mellan, å ena sidan, stora delar av forsknings- och policy-världen och, å andra sidan, den verklighet som författaren stött på ute på den afrikanska landsbygden. Forskningsvärlden ser vattenresurser som en rent ekonomisk tillgång och småskaliga bönder beskrivs såsom vinstmaximerande individer, medan verkligheten är att vatten är en livsnödvändig förutsättning, inte bara för allt liv, utan även för en grundläggande inkomst för jordbrukarna och därmed behandlas som allmän resurs. READ MORE

  4. 4. Women's cattle ownership in Botswana Rebranding gender relations?

    University dissertation from Uppsala : SLU Service/Repro

    Author : Andrea Petitt; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; gender; women; livestock; cattle; ownership; property; commercialization. change; intersectionality;

    Abstract : Cattle are often portrayed as a male affair in Botswana. However, venturing out into the Kalahari countryside to scratch the surface of this state of affairs, another picture emerges. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Institutional Sources of Statehood - Assimilation, Multiculturalism and Taxation in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Anna Persson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Institutions; institutional theory; states; statehood; taxation; taxes; citizenship; assimilation; multiculturalism; ethnic diversity; ethnicity; identity; sub-Saharan Africa; Botswana; Zambia; Uganda;

    Abstract : Today, almost all states are, or at least claim to be, nation-states. As such, they subscribe to the legitimating doctrine of national sovereignty and claim to derive state power from, as well as exercise it for, a nation. READ MORE