A look at the many challenges to peace accord implementation in one of Colombia’s most neglected and complicated regions.
A summary of a more detailed scientific study of risks to reproductive health posed by glyphosate, the herbicide that the U.S. and Colombian governments wish to resume spraying from aircraft over coca-growing areas.
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.
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.”