Contlicts for Land and Territory: An Analysis of Internal Migration in the Rural Areas of Colombia

Flor Edilma Osorio Pérez


This article compiles some elements of
analysis on the problems of displacement
of the rural population in Colombia.
To that end, we gathered
quantitative and testimonial data and
articulated perspectives at national
and local levels. Four aspects are discussed:
conflicts for land and territory,
some characteristics of the displaced
population, the uncertainty of the alternatives
and the government presence
and role.

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