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Challenges of organised community resistance in the context of illicit economies and drug war policies: insights from Colombia

Submitted by Manuela Fonseca on 29 February 2020

The voice and role of communities, particularly their capacity to organise and resist, has been understudied in the specialised literature on illicit crops and largely ignored in policy debates. Based on ongoing research in Colombia, this policy paper explores the capacity of communities to organise and resist – as a manifestation of cultural and social capital – in the context of illicit economies.

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