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Research data

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2021 The HSRC's incubation of the South African BRICS think tank, 2013-2016

The South African BRICS Think Tank (SABTT) was established through a Cabinet decision in the first quarter of 2013, and in that year the Hum...

2021 Artificial intelligence approach for analyzing anaemia prevalence in children and adolescents in Brics countries: a review

Anemia prevalence, especially among children and adolescents, is a serious public health burden in the BRICS countries. This article gives a...

2021 Financing clean energy technology in BRICS cities: recommendations from renewable energy financing experts in BRICS

The role of cities in the battle against climate change must be strengthened. Considering the acceleration of urbanisation, the high numbers...

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2021 State of state-owned enterprises: governance in BRICS countries: issues for consideration

State-owned Enterprises (SOEs) across the world are the main drivers of the economy; specifically through their contribution to their countr...

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