The Association for Social Research and Action (Nomadesc) also accompanies urban communities who have been persecuted and been the victims of displacement by large-scale projects. Continue reading Jarillon Plan: Dignified resettlement for the inhabitants of the River Cauca?
The Association for Social Research and Action (NOMADESC) is researching the hydro-electric dam of La Salvajina and its social, economical and environmental impact. Continue reading La Salvajina: The social and ecological impact of a dam
In the department of Cesar, Equipo Jurídico Pueblos (EJP) accompanies communities which have had their land stolen and have been forced off their farmlands by neo-paramilitary groups. Continue reading Pitalito: Caught between land grabs and eviction
The Inter-Church Justice and Peace Commison (CIJP) accompanies the Sikuani and Jiw indigenous communities who are affected by extensive palm oil plantations in Mapiripan municipality (Meta department), mainly through training workshops on land and human rights. It accompanies some farmers who are reclaiming their land, including William Aljure, who was displaced from his farmland in Finca Santa Ana, in La Esmeralda (Mapiripan) after he was pressured by neo-paramilitary groups which are present in the area. Continue reading Land rights in Mapiripan
Between 1996 and 1997, the Lower Atrato communities were the victims of military and paramilitary operations which caused the mass displacement of more than 70% of the population, murders, torture and disappearances. Continue reading Land restitution in the Curbarado river basin