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Centre for Social Science Research (CSSR)
The Centre for Social Science (CSSR) is an interdisciplinary research centre at the University of Cape Town dedicated to conducting and building capacity for systematic, policy-relevant social science research in South Africa, the region and across Africa.
The CSSR presently consists of the Sustainable Societies Unit (SSU), Democracy in Africa Research Unit (DARU), AIDS and Society Research Unit (ASRU) and Policy Research on International Services and Manufacturing (PRISM), as well as a small Directorate.
Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)
The core business of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) is to conduct large-scale, policy-relevant, social-scientific projects for public-sector users, non-governmental organisations and international development agencies. They do this in partnership with researchers globally, but specifically in Africa.
South African Institute of Race Relations
The Institute is an independent think-tank producing research, policy critiques, and risk analysis on South Africa. Their fields of expertise include the economy, business, labour, education, demographics, living conditions, crime, security, healthcare, land reform, service delivery, politics, and government affairs.
Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition (SAFN)
Encourage research and exchange of ideas, theories, methods and scientific information relevant to understanding the socio-cultural, behavioral and political-economic factors related to food and nutrition
General Anthropology Blog
South African Sociological Association (SASA)
The Association is committed to the development of a vibrant social science community in Southern Africa which can make a meaningful contribution to the analysis of society in the context of these changes and challenges, with the aim of developing a just and equitable society.
Good Governance Africa (GGA)
Good Governance Africa (GGA) is a research and advocacy organisation based in Africa that works to improve government performance on the continent.
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