One Food Risk Tool: a tool to assess the impact of hazards related to food systems
A team of EEE researchers has been instrumental in positioning the HSRC as one of the main partners developing the One Food idea. The One Food idea emphasises identification and control of food systems hazards to ensure food and nutrition security is achieved without compromising economic, social, and environmental sustainability. The team is leading contributions… View Article

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HSRC Connect episode 3: The impact of filicide in South Africa

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Developing a toolbox that allows researchers to measure the impact of big science beyond econometrics

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With a service record of more than 50 years, the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) is the largest dedicated research institute in Africa focusing on the social sciences and humanities.

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Research funders are increasingly asking about real measurable benefits – which requires impact assessments of the interventions, programmes, projects and policies that emerge from funded research. There is thus increasing demand for monitoring, measurement, analysis, and reporting on impact.