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Re-integrate Colombian Combattants June 18, 2019

A Rural Alternative School Starts Activities In Puerto Guzmán, Putumayo

The ERA will offer training and tools to produce the fish feed with locally grown plants, it will support the production of organic fertilizers building a biofactory and providing training; and it will support the recovery of cacao and citrus crops which are already in the area.

Colombia ERA Fish Food June 18, 2019

ERAs Produce Their Own Fish Feed

Thanks to the agreement between PASO Colombia and the Llanos University, participants of the ERAs in Mutatá, Dabeiba (Antioquia) and San José (Guaviare) learn to prepare fish feed for their productive projects.

reintegrating farc in colombia June 14, 2019

The University of Notre Dame partners with PASO Colombia

They will be leading a research team to conduct an evaluation of the new Rural Alternative Schools (ERA) that will be opening in Puerto Guzmán and its impact on ex-combatants and members of the surrounding communities that are in the process of substituting illegal crops. They will establish a baseline before the opening of the ERAs and will track their evolution over the course of the year. 

Bellish at Peace Conference May 22, 2019

PASO Colombia in 2019 Concordia Americas Summit

Jon Bellish, the acting COO of One Earth Future, and a delegation from its programs PASO Colombia and Shared Resources, led by its national directors, participated in the 

escuela rural alternativa saravena April 30, 2019

New Rural Alternative School in Saravena : A scalable platform of job generation for Venezuelan migrants.

The migration of Venezuelans to Colombia poses a great challenge for the economic inclusion of 1.2 million people. It is also an opportunity to boost the rural economy in the Colombia-Venezuela border.