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Dimensioning of hybrid solar-battery-grid micro-energy power systems to alleviate domestic power outages in urban Zimbabwe: A reliability-cost approach
(Namibia Energy Institute (NEI), 2015-10)
Power outages are rampant in most of Southern African countries due to inadequate electricity generation capacity by the utilities in these countries. This situation results in direct and indirect costs to both the consumers ...
Assessment of conjunctive use of small earth dams and boreholes for sustainable rural livelihoods in a semi-arid area: Case of Lilongwe West Rural Groundwater Project area, Malawi
Semi-arid Africa is well known for its unpredictable rainfall patterns, increased cases of drought and dry spells, high evaporative demands and increasing population which put pressure on water resources. Local experiences ...
The role of Indigenous Knowledge Systems in coping with food security and climate challenges in Mbire District, Zimbabwe
Agriculture is the main form of livelihood in the Mbire District of Zimbabwe. The district lies in Natural Region IV and the average rains are 650 mm per year and experiences frequent droughts and floods. Weather forecasting ...