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  • Annual report 2000 

    PLAAS (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2001)
    The Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) focuses on the land restitution and redistribution programmes initiated by the post-apartheid democratic state; land tenure reform; emerging regimes of natural resource ...
  • Annual report 2001 

    PLAAS (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2002)
    PLAAS continues to grow and to take on new projects and staff. This presents a number of challenges, not least of which is the sustainability of such growth. The year 2001 saw the completion of a twelve month-long ...
  • Annual report 2002 

    PLAAS (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2003)
    The year 2002 was an extremely busy one for PLAAS staff, and saw the initiation of many new projects and activities, some of them qualitatively different to anything undertaken before. These included an in-depth, national ...
  • Annual report 2003 

    PLAAS (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2004)
    Applied social science researchers generally want to see their research influence policy and practice; those of a more activist bent seek to ‘change the world, not simply to interpret it’.1 In its mission statement ...
  • Annual report 2004 

    PLAAS (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2005)
    The wider context of our research and training, and the ultimate rationale for establishing and maintaining a centre such as PLAAS, is the key challenge of deeply entrenched poverty, as well as the inequality to which ...
  • Annual report 2006-2007 

    PLAAS (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2008)
    Over the past two years the contradictions inherent in South Africa’s post-apartheid growth and development path have become increasingly evident. Growth has not managed to reduce very high levels of unemployment to a ...
  • Annual report 2012 

    PLAAS (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2013)
    In much of the global South the instability in global financial systems continued to have dire effects – and there were many worrying signs that the serious food price inflation the world experienced in 2008 would return. ...
  • Annual report 2014 

    PLAAS (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2015)
    Very often, in our work at PLAAS, we encounter two common misunderstandings about what it is that we do and why it is important. One common misunderstanding is that we are some sort of technical agricultural education ...
  • Annual report 2015 

    PLAAS (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2016)
    The year 2015 was a momentous one for PLAAS. It marked twenty years since the day that PLAAS started off as an organisation with some generous start-up funding from the Ford Foundation. PLAAS started life small: initially ...
  • Biennial report 2016-2017 

    PLAAS (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2018)
    Besides research and postgraduate teaching, PLAAS undertakes training, provides advisory, facilitation and evaluation services and is active in the field of national policy development. Through these activities, and by ...
  • Draft Preservation and Development of Agricultural Land Framework Bill and Policy 

    Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2015)
    The Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) is a constituent unit of the School of Government at the University of the Western Cape. PLAAS engages in research, training, policy development and advocacy ...
  • Extension of Security of Tenure Bill of 2015 

    Hall, Ruth (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2016)
    The Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) welcomes the initiative to amend the Extension of Security of Tenure Act, 62 of 1997. PLAAS is a constituent unit of the School of Government at the University ...
  • PLAAS annual report 2013 

    PLAAS (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2014)
    This Act is most commonly associated with the consolidation of the colonial ‘land grab’, which had gathered force during the previous 200 years, and with helping to create the framework for the infamous ‘Black Spot ...
  • Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Bill 2013 

    Cousins, Ben; Hall, Ruth; Isaacs, Moenieba; Paradza, Gaynor (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2013)
    This document represents a response from researchers at the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies to the Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Bill as published on 19 October 2013. It is a statement by the ...