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Title:Advances in planning and management of watersheds and wetlands in Eastern and Southern Africa
Editor:Fitzgibbon, John E.ISNI
Year:1999
Pages:234
Language:English
Series:Environmental roundtable series
City of publisher:Harare
Publisher:Weaver Press
ISBN:0797420177
Geographic term:Subsaharan Africa
Subjects:river basins
water
environment
Abstract:This collective volume provides an ecosystems approach to watershed and wetlands planning and management. It includes assessments of the ecosystems approach, tools for implementation, case studies of opportunities for development and assessments of threats to sustainable water resources development in eastern and southern Africa. The Introduction, by John FitzGibbon, is followed by contributions on a hydrological decision support system for the Mhlatuze River catchment area in Kwazulu-Natal by Bruce Kelbe, Ray Kostaschuk, Nina Snyman, and Laura Brown; a landscape ecological approach to sustainability in Malawi (Lake Chilwa), by Robert Brown and Meya Kalindekafe; a rapid hydrologic wetland evaluation technique for South Africa, by Stephen Chapman and Reid Kreutzwiser; Lusaka's groundwater resources, by Chimwang'a Maseka and Imasiku Nyambe; application of fog-collecting systems, by Joh. Henschel, Vilho Mtuleni, Nina Gruntkowski, Mary K. Seely and Elias Shanyengana; local knowledge management systems and the procurement of domestic water supplies in Malawi, by Moira Simpson; managing public water standpipes in Angola, by Abdi Siad Omar and Farokh Afshar; bacterial contamination of drinking water wells, by Mary Jane Conboy; fishery in Lake Chilwa, Malawi, by Aggrey Ambali and Alfred Maluwa; wetland biodiversity in southern Africa, by James Bogart and Alan Channing; agenda for the future, by John FitzGibbon.
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