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

HSRC Repository

The HSRC Institutional Repository is an important tool that the HSRC utilises to preserve and disseminate its documents. Different types of publications including scholarly research outputs are collected, preserved and distributed in a digital format.

Research data

The HSRC Research Data Service provides a digital repository of the HSRC's research data in support of evidence-based human and social development.


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2007 Socio-economic, health and nutrition survey in the Lesotho Highlands Water Project areas: literature review of selected aspects of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project

Based on a population-based survey among affected households, this comprehensive report assesses how communities have adapted to the changes...

2005 Integrating HIV & AIDS issues into the environmental assessment of water projects & policies: guideline

This document is a generic guideline for integrating HIV and AIDS issues into the environmental assessment of water policies and projects an...

2002 Cost recovery and the crisis of service delivery in South Africa

How can we reverse the insidious effects of commodification, the role of the market in shaping service delivery, and the way we 'value' esse...