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Elise Wach


Dr Elise Wach is a food producer and a researcher. Her work focuses how we can transition to food systems which are ecologically regenerative, and provide healthy food for the human population on an equitable basis. She is a co-founder of Frome Field 2 Fork, a small community farm which seeks to enable more people to grow their own and to eat more seasonal, local and ecologically produced food. She is a Research Advisor at the Institute of Development Studies where she researches related issues including property rights, trade and agricultural policy.


  • 2013–present
    Research Advisor, Institute of Development Studies


  • 2020 
    Coventry University, PhD
  • 2011 
    Institute of Development Studies , MA Development Studies