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Study on impact strength of untreated and alkali treated napier grass fiber strands reinforced epoxy composites (ACE Publications, https://theacepublications.com, 2013)Napier grass fiber strands were extracted using the combined mechanical and water retting process. The extracted fiber strands were treated with various proportions (5, 10 and 15% w/v) of NaOH solution to improve their ...
(Sage; https://journals.sagepub.com/, 2022-04-11)The concepts of the core, semi-periphery, and periphery emanated from a mix of dependency and postmodernist thoughts, which rejected the notion of a Third World from which local knowledge emanates and develops. That local ...
Influence of household demographic and socio-economic factors on water demand in Ngamiland District, Botswana (Taylor & Francis Online; https://www.tandfonline.com, 2022-03-11)Water is one of the most important natural resources without which humans cannot survive. Although efforts have been geared toward ensuring an adequate water supply, potable water shortages continue to persist. This paper, ...
What difference does literacy make among adult learners? Impact of adult basic education programme in a rural community in Botswana (Sage; https://journals.sagepub.com/, 2021-04-19)Functional education and human development are not mutually exclusive. To achieve an all-round development, the fourth Sustainable Development Goal partly emphasizes the need to ‘. . . promote lifelong learning opportunities ...
Classifying soils: points of convergence in indigenous knowledge engagement with scientific epistemologies (Taylor & Francis Online; https://www.tandfonline.com/, 2022-02-25)While cultures are diverse in nature, there are many similarities between them. This is the case with African and Maōri cultures. Local people largely view their realities in a similar way. The question as to whether there ...