Certain groups of invertebrates are becoming mainstreamed in conservation activities in KwaZulu-Natal,
particularly groups that have many species endemic to the province and that are confined to small distribution
ranges. As a result of this there is a need to assign common (English) names where these are unavailable.
The need to increase poultry production in southern Africa to meet the increasing protein
requirement of the growing population is becoming a great concern. The quality of poultry
meat and eggs produced in terms of taste, texture, flavour and leanness are of importance
Although eggs have been successfully dried into powder at industrial level no evidence is
available that sun drying or oven drying has been tried on eggs in the rural areas. This
article is based on the study, which was conducted in the rural areas of Impendle in the
The impacts of global warming and climate change are becoming increasingly evident across the
developing and developed world. In this regard, Africa is amongst the most vulnerable due to
high levels of abject poverty and limited capacity to adapt to the impacts of climate change. As a
Background: Medical male circumcision (MMC) is a key strategy in the South African HIV infection prevention package. Women may have a potentially powerful role in supporting such a strategy. Circumcision is not a traditional part of Zulu society, and Zulu women may have limited knowledge and ambivalent or negative attitudes towards MMC.
This paper aimed to investigate the determinants of
water security in an irrigation scheme, and how this water
security level subsequently affects the farmer’s household
food security level. Water security refers to access by the
irrigating households to sufficient and reliable water to meet
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