Keyword: Natural Resources Management

Why and how to measure the contribution of South Africa’s ocean economy
This paper articulates why it is important to measure the contribut...
Published: 14 November 2022
Odwa Mtati, Stephen G. Hosking
Working Paper
Prenatal health and weather-related shocks under social safety net policy in Kenya
Exposure to weather shocks around the time of birth has been shown ...
Published: 28 August 2020
Djiby R. Thiam, Silas Ongudi
Working Paper
Forest commons, vertical integration and smallholder’s saving and investment responses:...
As the result of prohibitively high transaction costs, smallholder ...
Published: 5 August 2020
Dambala Gelo
Working Paper
The political economy of palm oil expansion and deforestation in Indonesia
This paper studies the interactions between political and economic ...
Published: 20 July 2020
Nunung Nuryartono, Krisztina Kis-Katosz, Elías Cisnerosy
Working Paper
Understanding the drivers of subsistence poaching in the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Co...
While subsistence poaching is a large threat to wildlife conservati...
Published: 25 September 2019
Herbert Ntuli, Edwin Muchapondwa, Amanda Linell, Aksel Sundström, Sverker C. Jagers, Martin Sjöstedt
Working Paper
Aggregate and sectoral public-private remuneration patterns in South Africa
This paper investigates the aggregate and sectoral public-private r...
Published: 17 July 2019
Sihle Nomdebevana, Andreas Wörgötter
Working Paper
The origin of extractive states in Africa: The case of the British Cape Colony, 1834-1909
The majority of African states continue to be regarded as extractiv...
Published: 16 May 2019
Johan Fourie, Abel Gwaindepi
Working Paper
Rural Electrification policy: The potential in micro hydro electricity
Developing countries particularly those within the Sub-Saharan Afri...
Published: 4 June 2018
Mary Karumba, Edwin Muchapondwa
Policy Brief
Are South African consumers arm-chair environmentalists? Implications for renewable energy
In terms of global warming, coal is the worst offender, as it is a ...
Published: 5 October 2016
Johane Dikgang, Nomsa P. Nkosi
Policy Brief
Effects of wildlife resources on community welfare: Income, poverty and inequality
This paper demonstrates the importance of wildlife in the portfolio...
Published: 27 September 2016
Edwin Muchapondwa, Herbert Ntuli
Working Paper
Gender Differences in Climate Change Risk, Food Security and Adaptation: A Study of Rur...
Climate and weather variability in sub-Saharan Africa disproportion...
Published: 9 September 2015
M. Collinson, Wayne Twine, Martine Visser, L. Hunter, Byela Tibesigwa
Working Paper
Mechanism between mining sector and economic growth in Zimbabwe, is it a resource curse?
The study investigates the role of mineral resources in economic de...
Published: 10 February 2015
Nyasha Mahonye, Leonard Mandishara
Working Paper
Investigating the Sensitivity of Household Food Security to Agriculture-related Shocks ...
Resource-poor rural South Africa is characterised by high human den...
Published: 6 October 2014
Wayne Twine, Martine Visser, Byela Tibesigwa
Working Paper
Water Taxation and the Double Dividend Hypothesis
The double dividend hypothesis contends that environmental taxes ha...
Published: 11 September 2014
Nicholas Kilimani
Working Paper
The Experience of Private Investment in the South African Water Sector: The Mbombela Co...
South Africa is a water-stressed country that over a protracted per...
Published: 6 May 2014
Sugen Chetty, John M. Luiz
Working Paper
Do the Poor Benefit from Devolution Policies? Evidences from Quantile Treatment Effect ...
Existing literature have rarely evaluated distributive effect of Jo...
Published: 12 December 2013
Steven F. Koch, Edwin Muchapondwa, Dambala Gelo
Working Paper
Monetary Policy Response to Foreign Aid in an Estimated DSGE Model of Malawi
This paper estimates a Bayesian Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibr...
Published: 22 May 2013
Manoel Bittencourt, Chance Mwabutwa, Nicola Viegi
Working Paper
International benchmarking of South Africa’s infrastructure performance
Policy Paper 07 The paper provides a first systematic, comprehensiv...
Published: 3 October 2012
Johannes W. Fedderke, Željko Bogetic
Policy Paper
Contingent valuation of community forestry programs in Ethiopia: Observing preference a...
This study examines the potential for anomalous response behaviour ...
Published: 26 September 2012
Steven F. Koch, Dambala Gelo
Working Paper
Property rights, institutions and source of fuel wood in rural Ethiopia
This study examines the relationship between property rights, defin...
Published: 25 September 2012
Steven F. Koch, Abebe Beyene
Working Paper
Analysing Alternative Policy Response to High Oil Prices, Using an Energy Integrated CG...
An energy-focused integrated CGE microsimulation approach is used t...
Published: 23 September 2012
Ismail Fofana, Ramos Mabugu, Margaret Chitiga-Mabugu
Working Paper
Is Water Shedding Next?
South Africa is in the grip of an electricity crisis marked by a eu...
Published: 21 September 2012
Jan H. van Heerden, James N. Blignaut
Working Paper
Application of a multi-criteria integrated portfolio model for quantifying South Africa...
The availability of secure energy resources at sustainable quantiti...
Published: 20 September 2012
Hammed Amusa, Krish Chetty, Njeri Wabiri
Working Paper
Can local communities in Zimbabwe be trusted with wildlife management?: Evidence from c...
If local communities living adjacent to the elephant see it as a bu...
Published: 19 September 2012
Gunmar Köhlin, Fredrik Carlsson, Edwin Muchapondwa
Working Paper
South Africa can reduce its crude oil import risk
Despite its small size and limited quantities of oil reserves, Sout...
Published: 27 September 2009
Krish Chetty, Njeri Wabiri, Hammed Amusa
Policy Brief

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