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Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies

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Sub-Saharan 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 researchpolicy engagementteaching 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.