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  • Analysis of gender differences in education for engineering career (Gaborone case study) 

    Nair, S.; Vokolkova, V.; Abadjieva, T.; Michalek, J. (University of Botswana, 2000)
    The percentage of students, especially women in engineering, is very low in Botswana and the country is still heavily dependent upon foreign human resources.The objective of this research has been to study the gender ...
  • Botswana’s environmental policy on recycling 

    Ketlogetswe, C.; Mothudi, T.H. (www.elsevier.com/locate/resconrec, 2005)
    Recycling operations have become one of the primary strategies forwaste management,worldwide. Especially, recycling operations are viewed as among the most effective techniques for reducing the amount of municipal solid ...
  • Changing gender contracts in self-help housing construction in Botswana: the case of Lobatse 

    Kalabamu, F. (Elsevier http://www. doi:10.1016/j.habitatint.2003.09.005, 2005)
    The purpose of this essay is to identify gender contracts in self-help housing construction. Gender contracts have been defined as invisible power relationships that determine roles, responsibilities, privileges, status, ...
  • Community participation in facility management 

    Ngowi, A.B.; Mselle, P.C. (MCB University Press http://www.emeraldinsight.com/10.1108/02632779810233511, 1998-11)
    By involving the beneficiaries of a facility such as housing or an irrigation scheme, at the various stages of the project, it is possible to build their capacity in relation to the facility, which may contribute to the ...
  • Competition aspect of construction alliances 

    Ngowi, A.B. (MCB University Press. http//:www.emerald.library.com/ft, 2001)
    The primary purpose of forming alliance in the construction industry is to pool together the resources of the participating partners in order to form a team that has a competitive advantage. Each partner in an alliance has ...
  • The construction industry in Botswana: a socio-economic development perspective 

    Ssegawa, J.K. (University of Botswana http://www.ub.bw, 1999)
    By the turn of the century,Botswana will be 34 years old as an independent nation. Reflecting on the past, is a background of tremedous achievements from a socio-economic development perspective.The achievement could not ...
  • The construction industry in Botswana: a socio-economic development perspective 

    Ssegawa, J.K. (University of Botswana, http://www.ub.bw, 1999)
    By the turn of the century, Botswana will be 34 years old as an independent nation. Reflecting on the past, is a background of tremendous achievements from a socio-economic development perspective. The achievements could ...
  • Culture-orientated product design 

    Moalosi, R.; Popovic, V.; Hickling-Hudson, A.R. (Springer http://www.springerlink.com/index/4p70461149163718.pdf, 2010)
    There is little in-depth research that can assist designers to use culture as a catalyst for designing innovative products within Botswana’s context. The concept of culture and design are intertwined, thus modifications ...
  • The development of apprentices in the construction industry: a Botswana case study 

    Mwewa, W.L. (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 1999)
    The demand for adequate training of artisans and apprentices in the construction industry cannot be over emphasized in view of the rapid changes the industry is undergoing. Many of of these changes are continously taking ...
  • Domestic use of electrical energy from wind energy in Botswana 

    Dimitrova, J.; Slivkov, G. (University of Botswana, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, http://ajol.info/index.php/bjt, 1998-04)
    This paper presents an examination of the possibility of using wind turbines generating electricity for households in the remote rural areas of Botswana. On the basis of theoretical consideration of the wind system generating ...
  • Energy applications in Botswana 

    Oladiran, M.T. (Elsevier Science Ltd, http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/269/description#description, 1995)
    Botswana depends heavily on imported petroleum products for all premium applications. However, there is an abundant reserve of coal and other alternative sources of energy. This paper presents the energy trends and the ...
  • Engineering education in Botswana 

    Foster, J. D. G. (Tempus Publications http://www.ijee.ie/, 2002)
    The economy of Botswana has grown rapidly since it became independent in 1966, but the population is only 1.7 million. Engineering construction projects are of large scale. The University of Botswana offers engineering ...
  • The experience of sub-regional planning in Botswana: achievements and challenges 

    Mosha, A.C. (United Nations Centre for Regional Development, http://www.uncrd.or.jp, 2007)
    Botswana, with a population of nearly two million is a democratic, landlocked and prosperous country with one of the highest economic growth rates in the world with the bulk of its economy coming from minerals and cattle. ...
  • Exploring the possibility of using earned value analysis during the construction phase of a building project 

    Ssegawa, J.K.; Masambaji, C.N. (Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2011-04)
    To deliver project effectively is of paramount importance because most of the world population depend on services delivered by projects. Reports from various countries around the world, including Botswana, still indicate ...
  • Impact of culture on the application of TQM in the construction industry in Botswana 

    Ngowi, A.B. (MCB University Press, http://www.emerald-library.com, 2000)
    Total quality management (TQM) as an integrated approach to management that represents a holistic management philosophy, rather than a series of techniques, is embedded with cultural values and assumptions that are ...
  • Impact of culture on the application of TQM in the construction industry in Botswana 

    Ngowi, A.B. (MCB University Press; Emerald Publishing Group Ltd; http://www.mcbup.com/research_registers/quality.asp, 2000)
    Total quality management (TQM) as an integrated approach to management that represents a holistic management philosophy, rather than a series of techniques, is embedded with cultural values and assumptions that are consistent ...
  • Implementing the LASO model: development of a pilot online course at the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Botswana 

    Uys, P.; Kiravu, C.; Mothibi, J. (Emerald http://www.emeraldinsight.com, 2004)
    This paper reports on the process of developing a blended online engineering course at the Faculty of Engineering and Technology of the University of Botswana. It presents the actual development process in terms of its ...
  • An investigation into the possibility of establishing a building index for Botswana 

    Ssegawa, J.K.; Samman, J.; Kgatlegang, J. (University of Botswana, 2001)
    Without cost information, project planning is difficult for clients just as pricing of tenders is difficult for construction firms. No agency or organization in Botswana has endeavoured to collect, compile and analyze ...
  • The level of recycling operations in Botswana 

    Ketlogetswe, C.; Kemoeng, L.L.; Nato, L.T. (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2004)
    This paper describes a case study that evaluated the level of recycling operations in Botswana. Recycling operations are now recommended as effective waste management strategies for reducing the amount of municipal solid ...
  • Low flush water closets in buildings and their effects in the drainage systems 

    Ganesan, C.T. (University of Botswana, 1999)
    Water scarcity in arid and semi-arid countries such as Botswana; call for judicious planning and economic use. In this connection many water saving components and appliances have been devised. One such system for example ...