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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: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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2019 Municipal boundaries demarcations and ward delimitations: impact on service delivery

Ward delimitation is a call that demands interrogation. Issues of ward delimitation and their impact on service delivery are critical. While...

2019 A review of spaces of local participation to promote service delivery in South Africa

In many developing countries, there is a continued decline in public participation at the local level which often results in poor service de...

2018 Challenges of providing adult education and training in the local government sector

This article reports on the research that assesses the current challenges in Adult Education and Training. It provides fresh insights of em...

2018 Interrogating the institutional capacity of local government to support local economic development agencies in KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa

Local Economic Development Agencies (LEDAs) were established as municipal entities with the institutional support of the Industrial Developm...

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