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Wednesday, 24 April 2019
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Estimating completeness of adult mortality data at sub-national level

The report, Estimating completeness of adult mortality data at sub-national level, "is a response to the need for data at subnational levels, to meet the national and global health and developmental targets. Subnational mortality levels make up the aggregate national picture, which ultimately makes up the world picture."

Publication Date:
Thu, 04 Apr 2019 - 13:45
Food security
Towards measuring the extent of food security in South Africa: an examination of hunger and food adequacy

The Statistics South Africa report, Towards measuring the extent of food security in South Africa: an examination of hunger and food adequacy, "presents the extent of food security in South Africa by looking at households’ involvement in agricultural activities, households’ level of adequacy in accessing food as well as households’ experiences of hunger."

Publication Date:
Thu, 04 Apr 2019 - 13:30
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Struggling to Make the Grade: a Review of the Causes and Consequences of the Weak Outcomes of South Africa’s Education System

"While South Africa has made significant improvements in basic and tertiary education enrolment, the country still suffers from significant challenges in the quality of educational achievement by almost any international metric." The International Monetary Fund working paper,  Struggling to Make the Grade: a Review of the Causes and Consequences of the Weak Outcomes of South Africa’s Education System, "finds that money is clearly not the main issue since the South Africa’s education budget is comparable to OECD countries as a percent of GDP and exceeds that of most peer sub-Saharan African countries in per capita terms."

Publication Date:
Tue, 26 Mar 2019 - 14:30

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