Research outputs

Access is provided to research outputs generated by HSRC researchers since 2000. All research outputs are provided free of charge to the public, with the exception of confidential reports. Where possible the full-text is provided for immediate download. If you are interested in obtaining a copy of an output which is not immediately available for download, please contact the Digital Curation Team at researchoutputs@hsrc.ac.za.

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Research outputs: INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS

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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 Innovation in informal settings: we have much to learn

What can we learn about the nature of innovation in informal settings, and how can that help to inform policy making to encourage inclusive ...

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...

2016 Innovation capacity-building and inclusive development in informal settings: a comparative analysis of two interactive learning spaces in South Africa and Malawi

The extent to which innovation can contribute to improving the livelihoods of marginalised communities in informal settings is greatly influ...