Research data

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: WATER SERVICE DELIVERY

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2018 Water provision in Nyanga: the community needs to be on board

Access to safe water is a basic human right, but not a given in many of South Africa's informal settlements. The drought in Cape Town and a ...

2017 Transboundary water cooperation: taking stock and looking forward

This chapter reviews the evolution of interstate cooperation in the Zambezi, assesses the benefits and risks for intensifying cooperation, a...

2016 Rural water access and management in southern Africa: does community involvement offer alternatives?

This policy brief reviews current and past approaches to rural water access and management in southern Africa, and it suggests recommendatio...

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