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  1. Socio-economic benefits of agricultural projects to surrounding communities: the case of Qamata Irrigation Scheme in the Eastern Cape, South Africa
    Masela, Zandile, 2017, University of Fort Hare
    The Qamata Irrigation Scheme (QIS) is one of the largest irrigation schemes in South Africa. Despite substantial state investment, community members have only derived limited benefits from the scheme, leading the government efforts to revitalize the scheme. Many studies have been conducted about QIS ...
  2. An analysis of fusing advanced malware email protection logs, malware intelligence and active directory attributes as an instrument for threat intelligence
    Vermeulen, Japie, 2018, Rhodes University
    After more than four decades email is still the most widely used electronic communication medium today. This electronic communication medium has evolved into an electronic weapon of choice for cyber criminals ranging from the novice to the elite. As cyber criminals evolve with tools, tactics and pro ...
  3. An action research approach: developing intercultural competence in German Studies at Rhodes University
    Collins, Morgan Gwyneth, 2018, Rhodes University
    The need to develop interculturally competent graduates is a concern for universities across the world. In South African universities this need is linked to globalization and increased diversity in terms of student demographics since 1994. Considering the legacy of apartheid, South African universit ...
  4. De-identification of personal information for use in software testing to ensure compliance with the Protection of Personal Information Act
    Mark, Stephen John, 2018, Rhodes University
    Encryption of Personally Identifiable Information stored in a Structured Query Language Database has been difficult for a long time. This is owing to block-cipher encryption algorithms changing the length and type of the input data when encrypted, which cannot subsequently be stored in the database ...
  5. The role of ecological processes in structuring reef fish communities in the Agulhas Ecoregion, South Africa
    Dyer, Alexander, 2018, Rhodes University
    Local, niche-based processes, which arise from the interplay between biotic interactions and abiotic constraints are considered to be important regulators of community structure. However, it is increasingly recognised that patterns of diversity can also be strongly influenced by dispersal-driven pro ...
  6. Aspects of the feeding biology of the copepod Pseudodiaptomus hessei (Copepoda: Calanoida) under culture conditions
    Mzozo, Ziyanda, 2017, University of Fort Hare
    This study aimed to investigate the feeding behaviour of the calanoid copepod, Pseudodiaptomus hessei, particularly whether it prefers to feed on a planktonic or benthic food source. The effect of different microalgae species on the feeding preference, ingestion, and gut evacuation rate were investi ...
  7. Exhaustible resources and the hotelling rule : an empirical test of the hotelling rule"s significance to gold production in South Africa
    Mlambo, Courage, 2017, University of Fort Hare
    The study sought to test the applicability of the Hotelling rule in South Africa. In environmental economics, the Hotelling rule has come to be a pillar of the exhaustible resources framework and in addition to this, it has presented essential insights into the consumption and extraction of non-rene ...
  8. Strength and conditioning of adolescent male cricket players
    Pote, Lee, 2018, Rhodes University
    Background: Modern day cricketers are faced with longer, more strenuous seasons which are more physically demanding than the traditional forms of the game. Due to these increased physical demands, players are more prone to both overuse injuries, particularly of the lower back (bowlers) and lower lim ...
  9. Characterisation and cryopreservation of semen from indigenous Namaqua Afrikaner sheep breed, in comparison with Dorper and Dohne Merino breeds
    Letsoalo, Phutiane Thomas, 2017, University of Fort Hare
    The aim of this study was to characterise and cryopreserve semen of the indigenous Namaqua Afrikaner breed, and to compare it to that of Dorper and Dohne Merino sheep, whose semen is commercially frozen on a large scale. The study was conducted between January and August 2015. September 2013-born Na ...
  10. A study of the southwestern Karoo basin in South Africa using magnetic and gravity data
    Nxantsiya, Zusakhe, 2017, University of Fort Hare
    The early efforts of Booth, Johnson, Rubidge, Catuneanu, de Wit, Chevallier, Stankiewicz, Weckmann and many other scientists in studying the Karoo Supergroup has led to comprehensive documentation of the geology on the main Karoo Basin with regards to understanding the age, sedimentology, sedimentar ...