Think tank

Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies


Cape Town, South Africa

PLAAS is an independent Policy Research Institute within the Faculty for Economic and Management Sciences at the University of the Western Cape. PLAAS does research, policy engagement, teaching and training about the dynamics of chronic poverty and structural inequality in Southern Africa, with a particular emphasis on the key role of restructuring and contesting land holding and agro-food systems in the subcontinent and beyond.

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University of the Western Cape, Private Bag X17, Bellville, 7535

South Africa

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