Leider Valencia, Colombian National Coordinator of the Growers of Coca, Poppy, and Marijuana (COCCAM) discuss the various forces threatening the Colombian peace process and how movements in the U.S may contribute in defending it. He will review the grassroots efforts by afro-Colombians, campesinos and indigenous peoples working towards alternative sustainable development in areas hard-hit by the internal armed conflict as well as fumigations and forced eradication/militarization.
Friday; October 4, 2019; 12:00 pm; Griggs Center; Presented by Leider Valencia, National Coordinator of the Growers of Coca, Poppy, and Marijuana (COCCAM)
Valencia, Leider; University of Minnesota Duluth. Royal D. Alworth, Jr. Institute for International Studies.
Eradicating Peace: The Other Side of the Columbian War on Drugs (2019-10-04).
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