Christian Aid and its partners have been working to tackle
violence and build peace in Colombia for more than two decades. Three years
ago, shortly after the government of Colombia signed a Peace Agreement with the
Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), Christian Aid’s Research,
Evidence and Learning team began to design Ten Years, a long-term study of
Potássio do Brasil, a mining company; Autazes municipal authorities; the federal and Amazonas state governments; and large-scale soy growers all want one thing: to open a potash mine in the town of Autazes that would supply soy producers with Brazilian fertilizer, so as not to buy and pay for imported potash. All stand...
Conversing with Goliath is a research project carried out by FLACSO-Mexico and De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, sponsored by the British Academy (2017-2020). The project aims to understand why violence in Mexico persists in the design and implementation of projects in the extractive industry when a wide range of participatory institutions exist in law and policy programmes...