Participants

 

Henrik Wiig

Project manager

 

Henrik Wiig, economist and senior researcher at NIBR. Empirical projects on land titling, gender and land reform in Peru, Colombia, Malawi and South Africa. Project manager, responsible for survey design and the gender analysis.

 

 

 

Paola García Reyes

Core team researcher

 

Paola García Reyes, political scientist and assistant professor at Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla. Conducting household studies in conflict areas. She will be responsible for survey collection and peasant level interviews; she has previous research collaboration experience with Gutierrez at Universidad Nacional.

 

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Francisco Gutierrez

Core team researcher

 

Francisco Gutierrez, anthropologist and professor at Universidad Nacional, Bogotá. With long experience on the peace process in Colombia, applying both quantitative and qualitative methods, he will be the responsible for local research activit.

 

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Jemima García-Godos

Core team researcher

 

Jemima García-Godos , human geographer and associate professor at UiO. Main field is transitional justice in Colombia, Peru and Guatemala. Her main responsibility will be qualitative research on the land restitution process.

 

 

 

 

 

 

MFA Peace and reconciliation

Financial support

 

Since the early 1990s, Norway has been playing an important role as facilitator in a number of peace and reconciliation processes. Norway’s experience has shown that small countries can also play a constructive role in resolving complex armed conflicts, even without the direct involvement of the UN or the major powers.

 

 

 

 

Observatorio research project

Fieldwork support

 

Observatory of the restoration and regulation of property rights in the fields.

 

Keywords: public policies, indicators, restoration, property rights, fields. Identification and presentation of the problem.

 

 

 

 

Fokus: Forum for Women and Development

Fieldwork support

The objective of the program is to support local and national women’s organizations working with women, peace and security in Colombia. The aim is for the Colombian women’s movement to make use of SR1325 and subsequent resolutions to a greater degree in order to deliver greater protection of women by directing attention to the conflict, and increase women’s participation in constructing peace.

 

 

 

 

Norwegian refugee council

Fieldwork support

 

Colombia is engraved by more than four decades of armed conflict and generalized violence that put the civilian population at risk of forced displacement, forced recruitment of children, murder, widespread and systematic use of sexual violence, landmines, and confinement. For the time being about 10 % of the population are considered to be internally displaced, and with a population of about 45 million this accounts to between 3,7 million people (according to the state) and 5,2 million (according to non-governmental organizations).

 

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