Search for dissertations about: "Limpopo"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the word Limpopo.

  1. 1. Hyenas of the Limpopo : The Social Politics of Undocumented Movement Across South Africa’s Border with Zimbabwe

    Author : Xolani Tshabalala; Stefan Jonsson; Carl-Ulrik Schierup; Amanda Hammar; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; migration; undocumented movement; assisted border crossings; illegibility; border practices; informality; social politics; dispossession; cheap labour; Beitbridge; Southern Africa; South Africa; Zimbabwe.; migration; papperslös mobilitet; assisterade gränsovergångar; oläslighet; vardagspolitik; informalitet; fördrivning; billig arbetskraft; Beitbridge; södra Afrika; Sydafrika; Zimbabwe;

    Abstract : An increasing number of people today cross the Beitbridge border of South Africa and Zimbabwe. This comes with a corresponding growth of creative strategies that seek to aid the crossing of those people and goods that may lack the necessary documentation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Resilient Landscapes: socio-environmental dynamics in the Shashi-Limpopo Basin, southern Zimbabwe c. AD 800 to the present

    Author : Munyaradze Manyanga; Paul Sinclair; Alinah Segobye; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Archaeology; Shashi-Limpopo Basin; landscapes; perceptions; floodplains; wetlands; drylands; ecology; socio-political complexity; local knowledge; climate change; seasonal variability; resilience; southern Africa; Arkeologi; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : The general perception today is that the Shashi-Limpopo Basin in southern Africa is hot and dry and not conducive to human habitation. Today there is no doubt that the Shashi-Limpopo Basin has been home to many communities throughout the pre-historical period. READ MORE

  3. 3. Scenarios for Flood Risk Management Strategies Integration in Mozambique : A backcasting approach for the case of the Limpopo River Basin

    Author : Avelino Isaias Mondlhane; Oliver Popov; Adiel Teixeira de Almeida; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Flood risk management strategies; scenario planning; backcasting; MCDA; risk; hazards; exposure; vulnerability; data- och systemvetenskap; Computer and Systems Sciences;

    Abstract : Flood risk management strategic planning with long-term perspectives is a complex problem, for which the solution requires a multidisciplinary and multi-paradigm approach. A significant dimension of this complexity arises from the need to include or add a participatory mode to the solution process, which amounts to a requirement that all stakeholders, ranging from decision makers to experts and beneficiaries, be involved in the decision making. READ MORE

  4. 4. Environmental history in southern Mozambique : Reconstruction of flooding events, hydroclimate and sea-level dynamics since mid-Holocene

    Author : Sandra Raúl Sitoe; Jan Risberg; Elin Norström; Lars-Ove Westerberg; John Compton; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Southern Africa; Limpopo River floodplain; flooding event; sea-level change; climate change; diatoms; phytoliths; mineral magnetics; grain-size; radiocarbon dating; Quaternary Geology; kvartärgeologi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis has been to reconstruct paleoenvironment, paleohydrology and paleoclimate in coastal southern Mozambique, with emphasis on tracing past flooding events on the lower Limpopo River floodplain. In order to extend flood chronologies beyond periods covered by instrumental data, sediments from lakes on the floodplain were studied (Lake Lungué, Coassane Oxbow, Lake Magandane and Lake Soane). READ MORE

  5. 5. Parks with people? : action research in bridging conservation and livelihoods in Limpopo National Park, Mozambique

    Author : Nicia Giva; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Reconciling conservation and people’s livelihoods has faced multiple dilemmas, particularly prominent in human-inhabited protected areas with high levels of poverty and vulnerability to climate adversities. This thesis examines the relationship between wildlife conservation and people’s livelihoods in a human-inhabited protected area and analyses the challenges and opportunities for reconciling the two. READ MORE