Changing resource use in Namibia"s lower Kuiseb Valley
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Published by Institute of Southern African Studies, National University of Lesotho in Roma .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Namibia,
  • Kuiseb River Watershed.

Subjects:

  • Natural resources -- Namibia -- Kuiseb River Watershed.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]-143).

StatementAndy Botelle and Kelly Kowalski.
SeriesGHEC working papers, Working paper ;, no. 8, Working paper (National University of Lesotho. Institute of Southern African Studies) ;, no. 8.
ContributionsKowalski, Kelly.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC940.Z7 K853 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 145 p. :
Number of Pages145
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL146974M
LC Control Number99894493

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  The Kuiseb River is located on the central Namib coastline (), and has a catchment encompassing an area of 15, km 2 (Jacobson et al., ).Rising in the Khomas Hochland and flowing km through the Namib Desert to the Atlantic Ocean near Walvis Bay, this ephemeral river crosses the width of the Namib Desert (Jacobson et al., ).Within the catchment four major . FIRM the forum for integrated resource management. NAPCOD, Desert Research Foundation of Namibia, Windhoek: pp. Change in population and land-use intensities in several villages of the four Bate GC, Walker BH. Water relations of the vegetation along the Kuiseb River, Namibia. Madoqua Bauer AM, Russell AP. The Kuiseb Valley. The Namib Desert is 80 millions years old and perhaps the oldest desert on Earth. It is rich in many minerals and stretches along Km, from the Mossamedes River in Angola to the Olifant River in South Africa. It is a long and narrow region of land measuring only 90km to km in . Johanna R. von Holdt, Frank D. Eckardt, Dust activity and surface sediment characteristics of the dustiest river in southern Africa: the Kuiseb River, Central Namib, South African Geographical Journal, /, (), ().

  Citing a number of factors that have increased pressure on the water resources in Namibia, the Minister stated: “There is a need to make some major shifts in our approach to managing this renewable but finite resource, and a committee such as the Kuiseb Basin Management Committee is highly instrumental in achieving Government’s objectives. Changing Resource Use in Namibia’s Lower Kuiseb River valley: Perceptions from the Topnaar Community. Institute of Southern African Studies at the University of Lesotho and the Social Sciences Division at the University of Namibia, Desert Research Foundation of Namibia, Windhoek. pages. Botelle, A./K. Kowalski (): Changing Resource Use in Namibia’s Lower Kuiseb River Valley: Perceptions from the Topnaar Community. Roma; Institute of Southern African Studies, University of Lesotho Google Scholar. This extended approach was used to model the groundwater system of the Lower Kuiseb Dune area in Namibia. The Kuiseb river is a km long ephemeral river that crosses the Namib Desert from east.