A look at the aggressive coca eradication operation taking place in the Guayabero River region of south-central Colombia.
An interview about coca eradication and substitution with Pedro Arenas of Corporación Viso Mutop, former mayor of San José del Guaviare.
The Truth Commission hosts a discussion of forced coca eradication, with community leaders from Guaviare and Meta.
The newsmagazine reveals that coca eradication teams have been inflating statistics of their results for years.
Launch of a report on coca substitution alternatives, the product of a collaboration between a journalist and a scholar/expert.
A look at the effort that goes into manual coca eradication.
In Valle del Cauca, Sandra and Dora, members of CORTUCAN, tell how they are making ecotourism a sustainable livelihood for their families.
The director of INDEPAZ offers a critical update on the government’s efforts to comply with Constitutional Court requirements necessary to restart aerial coca fumigation.
Video of recent confrontations between coca-growing communities and government eradication forces, in which several farmers have died.
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.