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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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2017 An overview: the shape and character of poverty and inequality in South Africa

The HSRC recently held a conference under the theme Poverty and Inequality: Diagnosis, Prognosis and Responses, which is also the organisati...

2017 The stomach is crying: patterns of food insecurity and the role of social grants in South Africa

Ending hunger, achieving food security and improved nutrition is one of the core UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and features in t...

2017 Status of informal settlements targeted for upgrading: implications for policy and impact evaluation

South Africa is characterised by various forms of inequality, which are magnified in informal settlements. In a population of over 51 millio...