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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: POVERTY

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2019 'Accounting' for migrants in inequality and the future: the distance to openness

The questions of the value of migrations to social development and the alleviation and/ or exacerbation of poverty and inequality have featu...

2019 Innovation for inclusive rural transformation: the role of the state

Innovation is increasingly recognized as a potent policy tool for addressing the structural problems that characterize poverty in marginaliz...

2019 Garden ownership as a solution to food insecurity in urban areas of South Africa: case of food gardens in Alice town, Eastern Cape province

Programs like Siyazondla Homestead Gardens, Siyakhula and Massive Food Production Program were introduced by the provincial government of th...

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2019 Financial capability and emergency savings among South Africans living above and below the poverty line

Emergency savings provide a buffer against financial shocks, particularly among low income households. Despite the importance of these funds...