The HSRC Research Data Service provides a digital repository facility for the HSRC's research data in support of evidence based human and social development in South Africa and the broader region. Access to data is dependent on ethical requirements for protecting research participants, as well as on legal agreements with the owners, funders or in the case of data owned by the HSRC, the requirements of the depositors of the data. We facilitate data use by preparing comprehensive metadata and disseminating data and related documents to appropriate target audiences. Data sharing is subject to an End User License agreement. Data sets from the following projects have been curated and are available for use:
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Research data: CLIMATE CHANGE
2019 Harnessing diverse knowledge and belief systems to adapt to climate change in semi-arid rural Africa
Farmers in semi-arid regions have historically coped using long established practices such as place-based climate forecasting using observat...
2019 Biomimicry, big data and artificial intelligence for a dynamic climate change management policy regime
The adverse impacts of climate change are not always immediately discernible. Managing the impacts of this dynamic phenomenon demands an equ...Download this report