Podcast: Drugs & (dis)order researchers explore how illicit drugs have been approached within Colombia’s peace process.
Land formalization – The new magic bullet in counternarcotics? A case study of coca cultivation and tenure (in)formality from Colombia
Examining some of the causal mechanisms that underlie the relationship between land tenure and the cultivation of crops used for illicit drug production.
Six defining characteristics of the evolution of Colombia’s drugs policy and two possible entry point for policy influence with research.
Jessica es una líder social de Putumayo, un departamento en la frontera sur de Colombia. Este cómic fue creado por Inty Grillos, Colorbia. Leer comic
Jessica’s story spotlights the stigmatisation and violence associated with coca farming, as well as the welfare benefits and development it brings to families and communities – it’s a story of hardship, resilience and tough trade-offs.
This policy brief shares insights from seven conflict- and drug-affected borderlands in Afghanistan, Colombia and Myanmar, and reflects on their implications for those supporting peace processes, poverty alleviation and development in fragile contexts affected by drugs.
Una conversación sobre erradicación forzada, PNIS y los acuerdos con campesinos cultivadores de cultivos de uso ilícito
This video is currently only available in Spanish. Entrevista virtuale con Pedro Arenas, investigador de la Corporación Viso Mutop.
This paper challenges the ‘rebels-turned-narcos’ premise by showing why involvement in the illicit drug economy, on its own, is insufficient evidence to posit the depoliticisation of an insurgent group.