January 28, 2017

Peace in Colombia: FARC and Gov’t Launch Crop Substitution Plan

The plan looks to reinvest in areas long abandoned by the Colombian government by providing millions in agricultural development funds.

The Colombian government and FARC leadership launched a key part of their historic peace agreement on Friday, announcing a massive crop substitution project which will allow almost 50, 000 small Campesino farmers to transition away from growing illicit crops. Read more.

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