Crop substitution is being underfunded and coercion prioritised. Christian Aid’s Thomas Mortensen explains why.
There is still time to make Colombia’s illicit crop substitution programme work
This blog shares the key results of a survey with coca farmers in two of Colombia’s highest coca producing regions.
Conflictos cocaleros en Colombia
Cuatro artículos publicados en la revista Análisis Político sobre conflictos cocaleros en Colombia.
Peace, illicit drugs and the SDGs: A development gap
New counter-narcotic and peacebuilding strategies are needed to meet SDG16.
Illicit drugs and peace: why the borderlands matter
The borderlands lie at the country margins, but are central to processes that generate war and peace.
Is forced eradication of coca crops effective?
This brief explores the effectiveness of forced eradication policies in Colombia.
Organised crime and drug markets: recent contributions from Latin America academia
A summary of academic research from Latin America published in 2018 on public policies to address organised crime related to drug trafficking.