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Extractivismos y Posconflicto en Colombia: Retos para la Paz Territorial

Extractivismos y Posconflicto en Colombia: Retos para la Paz Territorial

Extractivism and Post Conflict in Colombia. Challenges for a Territorial Peace

Source: Centro de Investigación y Educación Popular, 2016

Author(s): Aída Gálvez, Alejandra Ciro, Angélica Rocío López Granada, Astrid Ulloa, Catalina Quiroga Manrique, Catalina Serrano, César Cardona, Emerson Buitrago, Estefanía Ciro, Ingrid Díaz Moreno, Jhonnatan Fernando López, Julián Barbosa, Juliana Duarte, and Marcel

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Peace Agreements

Added: 27/03/2017

 

Este libro reúne un conjunto de artículos sobre el grande y grave problema del extractivismo en Colombia. Son doce los trabajos y un texto introductorio que relacionan los contextos regionales y nacionales, y desde ahí, su inmersión, en la economía global del capitalismo. Esta investigación constituye un colectivo de reflexión, un...

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Restitución de Tierras

Restitución de Tierras

Land Restitution

Source: Centro de Investigación y Educación Popular, 2017

Author(s): Adriana Fuentes, Andrea Lopera Lombana, Javier Lautaro Medina, and Tulia Moreno

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/03/2017

 

La presente publicación recoge una serie de artículos producidos por el Observatorio de Restitución de Tierras de Cinep/PPP “Tierras y derechos”, que ha realizado un seguimiento detallado a la implementación de la política de restitución de tierras a partir de la entrada en vigor de la Ley 1448 de 2011,...

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Environmental Sustainability in Post-Conflict Countries: Insights for Rural Colombia

Environmental Sustainability in Post-Conflict Countries: Insights for Rural Colombia

Source: Environment Development and Sustainability Journal, 2017

Author(s): Andres Suarez, Paola Andrea Arias-Arévalo, and Eliana Martinez

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Governance, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 24/03/2017

 

Post-conflict countries (PCC) guide their priorities toward restoration of socioeconomic conditions and relegate sustainability objectives to the background. With the aim to provide insights for the current discussion on rural environmental sustainability in today’s post-conflict Colombia, we analyzed the environmental dynamics of seven PCC. We found that (1) deforestation and...

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Indigenous Identity, Natural Resources, and Contentious Politics in Bolivia

Indigenous Identity, Natural Resources, and Contentious Politics in Bolivia

Source: Journal of Peace Research, 2015

Author(s): Annegret Mähler and Jan H. Pierskalla

Countries: Bolivia

Topics: Extractive Resources, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/03/2017

 

How do natural resources and ethnic identity interact to incite or to mitigate social conflict? This article argues that high-value natural resources can act as an important catalyst for the politicization of ethnic, specifically indigenous identity, and contribute to social conflict as they limit the malleability of identity frames and...

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The Paradox of Land Reform, Inequality and Development in Colombia

The Paradox of Land Reform, Inequality and Development in Colombia

Source: London School of Economics and Political Science, 2017

Author(s): Jean-Paul Faguet, Fabio Sánchez, and Marta-Juanita Villaveces

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Governance, Land

Added: 09/03/2017

 

Over two centuries, Colombia transferred vast quantities of land, equivalent to the entire UK landmass, mainly to landless peasants. And yet Colombia retains one of the highest concentrations of land ownership in the world. Why? We show that land reform’s effects are highly bimodal. Most of Colombia’s 1100+ municipalities lack...

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Understanding and Resolving Conflict between Local Communities and Conservation Authorities in Colombia

Understanding and Resolving Conflict between Local Communities and Conservation Authorities in Colombia

Source: World Development, 2017

Author(s): Kobe De Pourcq, Evert Thomas, Bas Arts, An Vranckx, Tomás Enrique León Sicard, and Patrick Van Damme

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/03/2017

 

Conflicts between indigenous and local communities, on the one hand, and national protected area administrations on the other are pervasive. A better understanding of these park-people conflicts would assist in suitable policy changes to constructively address them while concurrently pursuing conservation and livelihood goals. We interviewed 601 people living inside...

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Peace and Environmental Protection in Colombia: Proposals for Sustainable Rural Development

Peace and Environmental Protection in Colombia: Proposals for Sustainable Rural Development

Source: The Dialogue, 2017

Author(s): Lorenzo Morales

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Assessment, Economic Recovery , Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Peace Agreements

Added: 09/03/2017

 

Armed conflict and the environment are deeply intertwined in Colombia—the war has determined how land has been defined, occupied, and utilized. Given the weak state presence in conflict zones, land occupation has often been spontaneous and unplanned. Mass displacement of populations—Colombia has the world’s second highest level of internal migration...

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Ambiente para la Paz: Congreso Nacional Ambiental--Hacia una Agenda Ambiental para la Paz en Colombia (Environment for Peace: Environmental National Congress--Towards an Environmental Agenda for Peace in Colombia)

Ambiente para la Paz: Congreso Nacional Ambiental--Hacia una Agenda Ambiental para la Paz en Colombia (Environment for Peace: Environmental National Congress--Towards an Environmental Agenda for Peace in Colombia)

Source: Ministerio del Medio Ambiente, 1998

Author(s): Andres Gonzalez Posso, Ernesto Falla Duarte, and Carlos H. Fonseca Zarate

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Land, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/03/2017

 

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Peace and Environmental Protection in Colombia: Proposals for Sustainable Rural Development

Peace and Environmental Protection in Colombia: Proposals for Sustainable Rural Development

Source: The Dialogue, 2017

Author(s): Lorenzo Morales

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/02/2017

 

Armed conflict and the environment are deeply intertwined in Colombia—the war has determined how land has been defined, occupied, and utilized. Given the weak state presence in conflict zones, land occupation has often been spontaneous and unplanned. Mass displacement of populations—Colombia has the world’s second highest level of internal migration...

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La Maldita Tierra

La Maldita Tierra

The Damned Land

Source: Centro Nacional de Memoria Histórica, 2016

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Extractive Resources, Land

Added: 15/02/2017

 

En 1996 los hermanos Carlos y Vicente Castaño enviaron un grupo de 25 hombres armados al departamento de Cesar. Así lo venían haciendo en otras regiones del país, con la excusa aparente de combatir la violencia desatada por la guerrilla. Durante casi una década, hasta su desmovilización en 2006, se...

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