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Research data: INFRASTRUCTURE DELIVERY
Apartheid was enacted spatially through infrastructural investment to support institutionalised racism and class inequality. Post-apartheid ...Download this report
2012 The role of infrastructure in accelerating service delivery: lessons learnt from South Africa and China
The primary aim of the project was to investigate municipalities whose record in the delivery of basic services stand out as instances of go...Download this report
The HSRC conducted a collaborative study with the Chinese Academy of Social Science (CASS) to explore aspects of best practice in service de...Download this report
When the Zimbabwean government embarked on the countrywide destruction of unconventional urban housing settlements code-named ``Operation Mu...