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Based on the Access to Basic to Services report, Tracy Ledger chats to Chai FM about how basic services costs are making South African households poorer, most importantly at the expense of food. Dr Ledger contradicts the narrative of a “culture of non-payment” for services, and recommends genuinely pro-poor and pro-development policies.

2021.10.04 Dr Tracy Ledger Senior Researcher at the Public Affairs Research Institute.Elaboration on the Public Affairs Research Institute’s report, Should South Africans have to choose between having water,electricity or food?