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Alcohol consumption among HIV-positive pregnant women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: prevalence and correlates
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...
Jacobs, P.T., Habiyaremye, A., Fakudze, B., Ramoroka, K. & Jonas, S. (2019) Producing knowledge to raise rural living standards: how universities connect with resource-poor municipalities in South Africa. European Journal of Development Research. January:Online.
This article explores the extent to which South African universities partake in science and innovations designed to raise the living standar...
Nyamwanza, A.M. (2018) Local institutional adaptation for sustainable water management under increasing climatic variability and change: a case in the mid-Zambezi Valley, Zimbabwe. International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management. February:Online.
The study aims to explore institutional adaptation for sustainable water resources management at the local level in the context of increasin...
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...Download this report
Scheba, A. & Booyens, I. (2018) The informal economy: progress & policies. (Paper presented at Better Lives in Troubling Times: The HSRC Flagship Study on Poverty and Inequality, University of the Western Cape, 26 March).
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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...
Scheba, A. (2018) Book review: Koch, S. and Weingart, P. 2016. The delusion of knowledge transfer: the impact of foreign aid experts on policy-making in South Africa and Tanzania. Cape Town: African Minds, 396p. ISBN 978-1-928331-39-1. Journal of Development Studies. February:Online.
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...