Trading guns for fish and insects, former FARC combatants find a path back to civilian life
December 17, 2021

Sandra did not know anything about the climate crisis and its causes , nor did she know about food insecurity and the possible solutions to it when she surrendered her weapon to the United Nations after the guerrilla group she was part of, The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP), signed a peace agreement with the Colombian state.

Author: Daniela Mejía Castaño

People work on a farm, feeding chickens and fish with insects. In the background, you see their laundry hanging to dry, including soldiers uniforms.
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Trading guns for fish and insects, former FARC combatants find a path back to civilian life

Sandra did not know anything about the climate crisis and its causes , nor did she know about food insecurity and the possible solutions to it when she surrendered her weapon to the United Nations after the guerrilla group she was part of, The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP), signed a peace agreement with the Colombian state.

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