Colombia

Jessica: Coca growing, stigmatization, violence and development in Colombia

Jessica is a social leader from Putumayo on Colombia’s southern border with Ecuador. Jessica’s story spotlights the stigmatisation and violence associated with coca farming, as well as the welfare benefits and development it brings to families, communities and whole regions – it’s a story of resilience, violence and tough trade-offs. The comic was created by […]

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Jessica: Coca growing, violence and development in Colombia

By Louise Ball and Andrei Gomez Suarez Jessica is a social leader from Putumayo on Colombia’s southern border with Ecuador. Her 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. […]

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Conflictos cocaleros en Colombia

These articles are currently only available in Spanish. Cuatro artículos publicados en la revista Análisis Político (Vol. 32, Numero 97 (2019): Conflictos cocaleros en Colombia). Mujeres y coca: una relación agridulce (Women and coca: a bittersweet relationship). María Mónica Parada Hernández, Margarita Marín Jaramill. Tensiones y dilemas de la producción cocalera (Tensions and dilemmas in […]

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