Dr Catherine Ndinda

DEPARTMENT: Human and Social Capabilities (HSC)
TELEPHONE: 021 466 2505
EMAIL: cndinda@hsrc.ac.za

Dr Ndinda is a Research Director within the Human and Social Capabilities (HSC) division of the HSRC. She has a PhD Social Science (UKZN) and an MSc Urban and Regional Planning (UKZN).

In 2013 she was the recipient of a research fellowship awarded by the African Population and Health Research Centre (APHRC) and funded by the IDRC. She has been the recipient of 18 grants and authored 19 research reports. Her authorship includes papers in peer reviewed international journals, book chapters, conference papers and policy brief.

In 2016 she was the principal investigator in the Department of Human Settlements Study, Baseline assessment for the future impact evaluation of informal settlements targeted for upgrading, which was also presented the UN Habitat III Conference in Quito, Ecuador. The study developed baseline indicators for the both effectiveness and impact evaluation of informal settlements.

Her research interests are in human settlements research, monitoring and evaluation and policy analysis.


Dr Ndinda HSRC surplus funding 2022 - 2023

Parliamentary Grant Surplus Funding Approved....

Review of SA National Policy Framework on Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality

The Department of Women, Youth, and Persons with Disabilities (DWYPD) has made a call for a proposal to review South Africa???s National Policy Framew....

Undertaking of a Formative Evaluation on Implementation of the gender responsive

The purpose of this formative evaluation is to assess the progress of GRPBMEAF implementation and enhance knowledge to contribute to design and implem....

A Baseline Assessment of the Access to Water, Sanitation and Energy in O R Tambo District Municipality

The study aims to collect baseline data on water, sanitation and energy targeted for upgrading. In so doing the baseline data collected should in furt....