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Colombia is considered one of the countries with the greatest biodiversity in the world, due to its geographic location: landscapes range from the Amazon in the south, to the Andes in the middle zone, to the valleys and coasts of the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. The country has over 44 million inhabitants, of which almost 2 million identify themselves as indigenous and almost 3 million as black, Afro-Colombian, Raizal or Palenquero (NARP - acronym in Spanish)
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Massive Land Formalization Campaigns Begin Delivering Rural Land Titles

20 March 2023

With USAID support through the Land for Prosperity Activity, the Colombian government has begun delivering land titles as part of a far-reaching project to transform the territory and meet the Peace Accord commitments

Preparing Land Experts in Colombia

14 November 2022

Law schools in Cauca, Colombia are partnering with USAID to promote courses on land and property administration to respond to a growing need in human resources and expertise in land issues.

Counter culture coffee,photo by Alvarado Castillo,2014

Gobierno de Colombia confirma que habrá reforma agraria para “buscar equidad en el acceso a la tierra

30 August 2022

La productividad de las tierras en Colombia es demasiado baja, afirmó en julio de este año la ministra de Agricultura, Cecilia López. Dicha afirmación se centra en las cifras que tienen entidades como la Unidad de Planificación Rural Agropecuaria, que registra que el país tiene un total de 39,6…



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Indigenous knowledge in Colombia

Indigenous knowledge to maintain biodiversity in Colombia

16 November 2022

In this blog we talk to Maria-Clara van der Hammen, who has worked with indigenous communities in Colombia for many years with Tropenbos, one of the LAND-at-scale partners in Colombia. For the moment the project is being applied with Koreguaje and Macaguaje communities in the Colombian Amazon…

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9th Capitalization Meeting of the EU Land Governance Programme - Day 3 - WEBINAR ON COVID-19 AND TENURE SECURITY

Webinar on COVID-19 and Tenure Security

9th Capitalization Meeting of the EU Land Governance Programme   3 NOVEMBER 2020, 10.00 – 11.30 CET (9.00 – 10.30 GMT)  Project implementation in all countries and at the transversal level have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Anecdotal evidence from many countries suggest that the pandemic…

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Growing the Field

1 January 2023