In Valle del Cauca, Sandra and Dora, members of CORTUCAN, tell how they are making ecotourism a sustainable livelihood for their families.
Saura and Johana tell how they came back to their lands in Catatumbo and how, after subscribing to the National Comprehensive Program for the Substitution of Illicit Crops (PNIS), they began to grow food where there were once coca crops.
Socorro attends the Rural Alternative School (ERA) of San José del Guaviare.
In Anorí, Antioquia, Mirian tells how PASO Colombia’s Contingency Plan To Support Ex-coca Grower Families enabled her to receive the first formal payment of her life.
Nancy tells how she has implemented her leadership and gender-related insights in the municipal nursery of Anorí, Antioquia.
An update on armed-group activity and illicit economies in the conflictive region of Norte de Santander department, near the Venezuelan border.
Emilse, from Caquetá, tells how after eradicating her coca plants, she joined with several neighbors to grow food and develop productive animal breeding projects.
Ariel Ávila explains the stubborn persistence of coca cultivation in Colombia.
Two women from Putumayo talk about how coca cultivation and related violence have affected their lives, and their leadership of efforts to turn away from the crop.
An interview with drug policy expert Juan Carlos Garzón of the Fundación Ideas para la Paz.