Search resources, channels and events

You are on the Southern Africa page, containing 8 items.
Content Type: Channel
Bamboo related topics for Africa
Content Type: Resource
Publisher(s): Practical Action
Date: Feb 2014

This technical brief describes the construction of a pipe-bending tool that you can make with only a small number of tools. It was originally field-tested in Malawi, Zimbabwe and Botswana.

Content Type: Resource
Publisher(s):
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Southern Africa

As a result of Apartheid, there are millions of displaced communities living in South African informal settlements. Although Government launched the ‘In-situ Upgrading of Informal Settlements’...

Content Type: Resource
Sector(s):
Publisher(s):
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Lesotho

The Home Gardens Project (HGP) is being funded by United Nations Children’s Fund
(UNICEF) and is being implemented by the Department of Field Services (DFS) of the Ministry of Agriculture...

Content Type: Resource
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Botswana

This handbook provides a guide to using local lime for building projects, especially aimed at the field worker who is involved in the project investigation, planning, and implementation of small-...

Content Type: Resource
Sector(s):
Publisher(s):
Date: Feb 2014
Location: South Africa

This report examines the housing finance mechanisms in South Africa. It report looks at the macro-economic conditions and legal environment in which housing finance is operating. It discusses the...

Content Type: Resource
Sector(s):
Publisher(s):
Date: Feb 2014
Location: South Africa

This report examines the housing finance mechanisms in South Africa. The report looks at the macro-economic conditions and legal environment in which housing finance is operating. It discusses the...

Content Type: Resource

Africa is the only continent where the regional share of reported disasters in the world total has increased over the last decade. The Commission of the AU, the NEPAD Secretariat and UN/ISDR...