A look at the many challenges to peace accord implementation in one of Colombia’s most neglected and complicated regions.
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.
A collection of accounts of campesinos who have successfully substituted coca through sustainable and innovative projects.
An indictment of some of the Colombian government’s policy choices during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The think tank affiliated with the FARC political party looks at budgeting for implementation of the first and costliest chapter (“rural reform”) of the 2016 peace accord.
A look at how the COVID-19 crisis is affecting historically conflictive parts of Colombia that were prioritized for the peace accord’s Territorially Focused Development Programs (PDET).
A report from a think tank affiliated with the FARC political party alleges that the Territorially Focused Development Programs (PDET) are departing from the vision foreseen in the peace accords’ first chapter.
A look at the state of financing for the Territorially Focused Development Programs (PDET) foreseen in the peace accords’ first chapter, by a think tank affiliated with the FARC party.
After the peace accord, “the national government failed to ensure a functional institutional presence in several PAs [protected areas],” and deforestation increased.
A look at fragmentation of and disputes between armed groups, the effect of Venezuela’s crisis, and the humanitarian crisis in Catatumbo, a conflictive region of Norte de Santander department.
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.”