Feature for ARD Radio

Ex-coca Farmers As Protectors Of Nature

The Caquetá region in Colombia was one of the country's most conflict-ridden areas. Colombia's largest guerrilla group, the FARC, ruled the department for decades. Many farmers lived from coca cultivation. This is set to change: instead of destroying it, they are now campaigning to protect their environment.

Photo credit: Antonia Schaefer

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