Economic Performance and Development


18 Feb 2020 | New insights on food and nutrition security presented at research forum

A team of HSRC researchers recently presented emerging findings from an ongoing project titled, “A comprehensive status report on population, fo...

25 Nov 2019 | A pilot LIAT community of practice to stimulate local economic development through innovation launched

On 15 November 2019, a diversity of local and national stakeholders, which included representatives from participating universities and municipalities...

25 Oct 2019 | Innovation tool MIMI II: Coming soon to a municipality near you

Innovative technologies may be an important means of addressing South Africa’s service delivery challenges, if harnessed to solve problems from ...

10 Oct 2019 | HSRC facilitates high-level Food and Nutrition Security Validation Workshop

On 3 and 4 October 2019, Dr Peter Jacobs, Dr Admire Nyamwanza, Ms Bhekiwe Fakudze and Ms Khanyisa Mkhabele from EPD and Dr Whadi-Ah Parker from SAPH a...

2 Aug 2019 | EPD researcher Tim Hart exchanges knowledge with the Research Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience at the University of Coventry

Tim Hart, a Senior Research Project Manager in the HSRC's Economic Performance and Development research programme, visited the Research Centre for Agr...

31 Jul 2019 | EPD innovation studies team leads SALGA consultative workshop

The HSRC Economic Performance and Development (EPD) team co-leading the digitisation of the Municipal Innovation Maturity Index (MIMI), a project fund...

24 Jul 2019 | EDP Presents at Exploratory Workshop to Assist the Northern Cape Innovation Forum (NCIF)

The workshop took place on the 18 July 2019 in Kimberley at the Sol Plaatje University (SPU) with stakeholders who represent the Northern Cape Innovat...

21 Jun 2019 | Professor Leslie Bank involved in launching new African ethnographies at European African Studies Conference in Edinburgh

Professor Leslie Bank, a general editor for southern Africa in the International African Library series published by Cambridge University Press, parti...

30 May 2019 | Prof Leslie Bank gives keynote address at Inclusive Cities forum

Professor Leslie J. Bank gave a keynote address, entitled “Access to the City in a Suburban Nation”, on the 23 June 2019, as part of a lec...