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Alcohol consumption among HIV-positive pregnant women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: prevalence and correlates

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Hart, T.G.B., Booyens, I., Fakudze, B. & Sinyolo, S. (2019) Reflections on demonstrating development-oriented innovations in South Africa. South African Journal of Science. 115(1/2):1-4.

Innovation demonstrations are an important means of first-time testing and fine-tuning innovations outside of the laboratory. Through demons...

Turok, I. (2018) Urbanisation and development: reinforcing the foundations. In: Bhan, G., Srinivas, S. & Watson, V. (eds).Routledge companion to planning in the global south. 93-103.

The chapter explores the proposition that urbanisation is a major driver of growth and development in the global South. This is...

Hart, T. & Bank, L. (2018) Assessing the functionality of district land reform committees (DLRCs) in South Africa. (HSRC Policy Brief, March).

Given the political need to speed up land reform (and farmland redistribution in particular), along with the economic prerequisite to addres...

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Zulu, N., Juan, A. & Luescher, T. (2018) Mapping the landscape of STEMI olympiads and competitions in South Africa. (Commissioned by the Department of Science and Technology, February).

Mapping the landscape of STEM promotion by means of Olympiads and competitions is an important step towards the expansion of such interventi...

Turok, I. (2018) City-region economies: a new research iniative. HSRC Review. 16(1):6-7.

City-region economies is a new HSRC initiative aimed at understanding the process of inclusive growth in cities and regions, and the factors...

Scheba, A, Mayeki, S. & Blanchard, R. (2018) Bamboo for green development in South Africa?. HSRC Review. 16(1):20-22.

Bamboo is a renewable resource that has many economic and environmental benefits. Because of its potential contribution to sustainable devel...