Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS)

Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS)

  • Publications: 187
  • Contributors: 319

Founded in 1995 at the University of the Western Cape, in Cape Town, South Africa, PLAAS has developed a proven track record of high-quality research on land reform, poverty and natural resource management in the Southern African region. PLAAS also undertakes training, provides advisory, facilitation and evaluation services and is active in the field of national policy development.

Latest publications

Changing Agro-Food Systems The Impact of Big Agro-Investors on Food Rights Case Studies in Mozambique and Zambia / Sistemas agroalimentares em mutação

'What is the Value of the Constitution?' Value Chains, Livelihoods and Food Security in SA's Large and Small Scale Fisheries

Going Nowhere Fast? Changed Working Conditions on Western Cape Fruit and Wine Farms A State of Knowledge Review

Informal Sector's Role in Food Security A Missing Link in Policy Debates

Lusaka's Local Food Geographies A Gendered Reading of Every Day Food Insecurity in Mtendere, Lusaka

Local Food Geographies The Nature and Extent of Food Insecurity in South Africa

Understanding South African Food and Agricultural Policy Implications for Agri-Food Value Chains, Regulation and Formal and Informal Livelihoods

Deflating the Fallacy of Food Deserts Local Food Geographies in Orange Farm and Inner City Johannesburg

Saving Africa's Vanishing Wildlife: How Civil Society can Help Turn the Tide

Foodways of the Poor in South Africa How Value-Chain Consolidation, Poverty and Cultures of Consumption Feed Each Other

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