The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) is conducting research on how people earn a living through farming.
You are invited to contribute to this study. Your participation will help us to understand and find solutions to the challenges of marginalised farming communities.
WHO ARE THE MAIN SURVEY PARTICIPANTS?
Fieldworkers will collect information from:
• Small farmers
• Farm dwellers
IN WHICH LOCALITIES WILL THE SURVEY BE DONE?
Over the next few weeks, HSRC fieldworkers will collect data in the following districts:
- Phase 1: 23 October – 10 November 2023
Bojanala, North West
Namakwa, Northern Cape
Amathole, Eastern Cape
Cape Winelands, Western Cape
- Phase 2: 13 November – 30 November 2023
Sarah Baartman, Eastern Cape
Fezile Dabi, Free State
Overberg, Western Cape
HOW WILL YOU BE ABLE TO IDENTIFY HSRC FIELDWORKERS?
Every HSRC fieldworker must present their unique identification cards upon request. This ID card has the fieldworker’s name and picture, and information about this study
WHO TO CONTACT IF YOU HAVE CONCERNS:
HSRC’s toll-free ethics hotline: 0800 212 123 (when phoned from a landline from within South Africa)
HSRC’s Research Ethics Committee: +27 12 302 2012
For further enquiries, please contact the HSRC Project Data Quality Monitoring:
Siwaphiwe Bala at firstname.lastname@example.org or +27 31 242 5522.
For more information about this study, please click here.