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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: MUNICIPAL SERVICES

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2019 Effective public participation in municipal service delivery: the case of Nyanga township

Prior research on South African municipalities reveals that there is a continuing decline in public participation at the local level often r...

2015 Factors affecting the effectiveness of pro-poor urban water service delivery in post-apartheid South Africa

The birth of democracy in 1994 resulted in a massive law reform process which brought much optimism in South African water resource governan...

2013 Exploring challenges of municipal service delivery in South Africa (1994-2013)

This article aims to explore municipal service delivery challenges in South Africa between 1994 and 2013 in order to stimulate debate in add...

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...

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