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Sustainability hearings:
The voices of ordinary Africans

The HSRC, with the financial assistance of the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) implemented in 2012/13 the project 'A Global Dialogue on Sustainable Development: Rio+20 Earth Summit'. Through participatory research a platform was provided for a number of communities, including the African voices within South Africa, to have their thoughts and concerns heard about sustainability issues, the environment and their attempts to sustain their own development.


30 October 2014 | Nigeria's economic boom: A positive outcome for intra-Africa trade

This policy brief seeks to reflect on the co-operative and competitive dynamics characterising the bilateral relations between the two countries, and ....

30 October 2014 | Call for abstracts WSSF 2015, Durban, SA

Calling for abstracts for World Social Science Forum in Durban, South Africa, from 13-16 September 2015.....

28 October 2014 | The Gender Summit Africa heads for South African shores in 2015

Gender Summit 5 Africa 2015 Poverty alleviation and economic empowerment through scientific research & innovation: Better Knowledge From and For ....