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Dissonance in customary and statutory water management institutions: issues of cultural diversity in the management of water resources in the Okavango Delta, Botswana
(Springer; https://link.springer.com, 2018-01-30)
Customary institutions have existed in parallel with statutory institutions for many years in Africa. These traditional water management systems were employed to manage the use of water resources and resolve conflicts ...
Institutions and water governance in the Okavango Delta, Botswana
(Taylor & Francis Online, https://www.tandfonline.com, 2018-11-10)
The goals of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) can be achieved by embracing the principles of distributive governance, which places both customary and statutory water institutions on the same pedestal in the ...
Small farmers' responses to scientific early warning on weather in the Okavango Delta, Botswana
(Canadian Center of Science and Education, http://www.ccsenet.org, 2018-11-29)
Although formal channels of communication exist for conveying early warning scientific weather messages, it is widely believed that small-scale farmers continue to utilize traditional practices in obtaining weather ...
Survival at a cost: how artisanal fishers perceive occupational hazards in the Okavango Delta, Botswana
(Taylor & Francis Online, https://www.tandfonline.com, 2018-10-30)
Fishing is regarded as an important livelihood activity in any riparian communities. People’s attitudes and perceptions of occupational risks associated with fishing are engendered by certain socio-cultural norms. This ...
Fishers' perceptions of occupational hazards in the Okavango delta, Botswana
(University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2018-03)
The fishing industry remains one of the most hazardous industries in the world, with fatality rates said to be higher than the national averages of all occupational fatalities. Different researchers disagree over ...
Utilisation of local knowledge in household adaptation to malaria endemicity in the Okavango Delta, Botswana
(University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2018-06)
Malaria is a persistent health challenge in developing countries. The African continent is the most affected, with nearly 90% of malaria related mortality in the world. In Botswana, malaria is endemic in the northern region ...