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CONTENTSMessage from the CSIR President and CEO................................................................................................... 2Foreword.................................................................................................................................................. 3Integrated planning and resource allocation 4CSIR system contributes to well-maintained bridges........................................................................................ 5Developing optimisation models for municipal residential waste collection........................................................ 6Long-life roads possible with high-modulus asphalt......................................................................................... 7Spatial monitoring and evaluation of social facilities contribute to service delivery............................................. 8Human settlement research enables well-informed decision-making................................................................... 9Infopreneurs ® put rural communities inTouch ® with the world.......................................................................... 10Geo-spatial analysis platform facilitates strategic planning............................................................................ 11Monitoring informal settlements using remote sensing................................................................................... 12Developing ecological indicators for the Waterberg..................................................................................... 14Estimating the cost burden of polluted water resources on treatment facilities................................................... 15Improving health by understanding cholera epidemics in southern Africa........................................................ 16Sustainable implementation, monitoring and evaluation 18R&D on potholes to be transferred to industry.............................................................................................. 19Dedicated wards for TB patients constructed at nine hospitals........................................................................ 20CSIR-developed ultra-thin concrete technology presents multiple benefits for road construction........................... 21Supporting municipalities to roll out recycling initiatives................................................................................ 22Assisting service delivery through immovable asset management................................................................... 23CSIR expertise and technology employed for improving low-income, subsidised housing.................................. 24Using science and technology to address poverty and underdevelopment....................................................... 25Enhanced service delivery reach and access 26Making a digital difference through mobile phones...................................................................................... 27Logistics brokering system eases transportation constraints in rural areas........................................................ 28Solar-powered Digital Doorways TM for remote rural areas provide access to ICT.............................................. 29Putting broadband into the hands of rural communities................................................................................. 30Enhanced service delivery by obtaining government information in one’s own language.................................. 31Mathematics made easy via mobile phones................................................................................................. 321National Service Delivery SupportA P R I L | 2 0 1 1

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