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2020 Opening up new trajectories in the informal sector: can township innovation hubs make the difference?
A key question that this policy brief addresses is: How can township innovation hubs contribute to building local innovation and production ...Download this report
2020 Risky sexual behaviours among women of reproductive age in a high HIV burdened township in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Despite several intervention programmes in South Africa, risky sexual behaviours among women of reproductive age remain a public health conc...
2020 Understanding the water-energy-health nexus in urban contexts in Africa: towards biogas-supported decentralized water treatment system for communities in Diepsloot (South Africa) and Chambisi (Zambia): a feasibility study
This project explored the potential of renewable-energy driven, decentralized water supply for the sustainable development of townships in g...