Research outputs

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HSRC Repository

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Research data

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2011 Striking a balance between the old and the new

Most African countries are governed by two systems: formal state-sanctioned (modern) institutions of governance; and traditional institution...

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2010 Social determinants of HIV in the Eastern Cape

This report was prepared for the Eastern Cape Socio Economic Consultative Council to review the Social Determinants of HIV/AIDS in the East...

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2010 Ghana's innovation system: what's wrong with it, and why

STI are expected to play a key role in lifting Ghana to middle-income status by 2020. Ghana is not alone in wanting to promote STI as a mea...