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Zimmermann, M. 2010. The coexistence of traditional and large-scale water supply systems in central northern Namibia. Journal of Namibian Studies, 7: 55-84


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The coexistence of traditional and large-scale water supply systems in central northern Namibia.

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Looking at recent research projects in the field of water resources management, it often seems that historical, social and cultural issues are not taken into account fully. In this paper, a methodology and its application are presented which address and overcome these shortcomings. Interviews with relevant regional stakeholders provide a deeper insight into the interrelations in the system. The area of investigation is the (Oshikweyo), and rainwater harvesting play a considerable role. Preliminary results of the PhD project are presented in this article in the form of perceptions and opinions of the interviewees.

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