Items tagged with colombia and fumigation

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Coca, the illicit plant that funded Colombia’s civil war, is flourishing again [10.07.2019] It was eight years ago the last time planes came to spray poison on Noralba Quintero’s coca crop in the jungled foothills here by the mighty Magdalen ...
A death foretold: Colombia’s crop substitution program [01.04.2019] The government’s failure to comply with the coca crops substitution program in Colombia has left the future of almost 100,000 families in limbo and s ...
Glyphosate alone won’t fix Colombia’s complex coca woes [14.03.2019] Colombia’s Constitutional Court is debating lifting a judicial ban on the spraying of glyphosate during the aerial fumigation of illicit coca crops, ...
Connecting the dots... [26.10.2018] How can we resolve the tensions between current drug control policies and states’ human rights obligations? The international human rights framework ...
Colombia continues to break records for cocaine production, report says [19.09.2018] Colombia is desperate to shed its reputation as a nation dogged by the drug trade, but new figures from the United Nations show that it continues to ...
Poppies, opium, and heroin [01.03.2018] Poppy cultivation in Mexico and Colombia is part of a local economy geared almost exclusively toward the illegal market abroad: it is driven by deman ...
The problem of glyphosate spraying [13.04.2015] An article published recently in El Espectador commented on the two issues that underpin the Colombian discourse on the subject of drugs. To be preci ...
Colombia, more than three decades of toxic sprayings. Enough! [26.09.2014] It is unfortunate that 35 years after the first chemical spraying in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, we are still writing about aerial sprayings in ...
Analysis: Colombia’s fight against the coca trade [05.09.2013] EL TARRA, 28 August 2013 (IRIN) - The Colombian government believes people should just say no to growing coca: those that do not, risk aerial sprayin ...
Cross Purposes [01.06.2003] The anti-drug strategy in Colombia limits the establishment of the basic political conditions necessary to attain the socio-economic goals of alterna ...
A Failed Balance [01.03.2002] In the area of failed alternative development (AD) projects, the Andean region has its sorry share to contribute. The constant peasant uprisings n th ...
Alternative Development and Drug Control [08.01.2002] What can Alternative Development interventions realistically hope to achieve, given the growing demand for illicit drugs and the continuing prevalenc ...
Background briefing on UNGASS [24.03.1998] Background on the United Nations General Assembly Special Session on Drug Control Martin Jelsma TNI Briefing, March 1998 The "Special Session of the ...

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