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  1. Alternative development and human rights

    Martin Jelsma
    24 October 2018
    Article

    Around the world, millions of people depend on the cultivation of coca, opium poppy and cannabis for basic subsistence. The 1961 Convention introduced strict controls on the cultivation of these plants and banned centuries-old traditional medicinal, cultural and ceremonial uses. The 1988 Convention reinforced those provisions, obliging states to eradicate illicit cultivation and to impose criminal sanctions.

  2. Rentier states and neo-extractivism: Venezuela’s Orinoco mining arc program

    • Luis Llambí
    17 March 2018
    Paper

    How are populations of diverse social and ethnic origins involved in recent processes of biophysical resource grabbing in Venezuela?

  3. Populism v. neoliberalism: Indigeneity, territorial rights, and hegemony in Honduras

    • Fernando Galeana Rodriguez
    17 March 2018
    Paper

    How has the “populist” administration of Zelaya and the “neoliberal” administrations of Lobo and Hernandez dealt with the question of territorial rights in Mosquitia?

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    "Obviamente, los enemigos fundamentales del pueblo yukpa son los ganaderos de la zona", Edgardo Lander

    31 January 2015
    In the media

    Pre-estreno de la película "Sabino Vive, las Últimas Fronteras" de Carlos Azpúrua a plaza llena.

  5. Sons and Daughters of the Earth

    • Food First, Alberto Alonso-Fradejas
    16 April 2013
    Policy briefing

    In the face of violent dispossession and incorporation into an exploitative labor regime, indigenous peasant families in northern Guatemala are struggling to access land and defend their resources as the basis of their collective identity.

  6. Los retos de las organizaciones indígenas andinas ante los gobiernos “progresistas”

    • Edgardo Lander
    02 August 2012
    Paper

    La experiencia de los movimientos indígenas de América Latina con los 'gobiernos de cambio' ha sido compleja, ambigua y contradictoria.