US Foreign Assistance, Coca Crops and Alternative Development in Colombia: What Can We Learn From the Past?
35 Pages Posted: 31 Mar 2021
Date Written: September 5, 2020
This position paper was prepared for the Western Hemisphere Drug Policy Commission, which was established by the Congress of the United States to evaluate US anti-drug policies and programs in Latin America and the Caribbean. This report provides an overall assessment of US alternative development assistance in Colombia, identifying lessons learned, and making recommendations. The focus is on coca cultivation, drawing on developments over the past two decades.
Keywords: Alternative Development, Us Anti-Drug Policies, Coca Crops
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