A look at compliance in peace accord commitments and the security situation in Guaviare, a department in south-central Colombia with a heavy presence of FARC dissident groups.
Outlines the current challenges of Colombia’s peace process, across the board, and makes recommendations for U.S. policy.
Two longtime Colombian drug policy experts analyze the costs and risks of the current supply-side, eradication-heavy model for dealing with illicit crops, and lay out alternative proposals.
A collection of accounts of campesinos who have successfully substituted coca through sustainable and innovative projects.
A look at recent changes in Colombia’s cocaine market, coca production, armed group participation, and transshipment patterns.
After the peace accord, “the national government failed to ensure a functional institutional presence in several PAs [protected areas],” and deforestation increased.
Vanda Felbab-Brown analyzes Colombia’s options for reducing the size of its coca crop, and concludes, “The most effective policy to sustainably reduce illicit crops would deliver robust assistance before demanding eradication.”