Dignidad Agropecuaria Nacional: The Rebirth of the Agrarian Movement in Colombia


Few events in recent Colombian history have shaken the political landscape as much as the agrarian protests of February and August 2013. The mobilizations marked the birth of a new social movement, Dignidad Agropecuaria Nacional (National Agricultural Dignity), which is currently in the process of forming a national, legally recognized organization with the capacity to advance the interests of Colombian farmers and challenge the neoliberal agricultural model championed by President Juan Manuel Santos Calderón.

César Bowley Castillo
Publication date: 
October 31, 2014
Publication type: 
Student Research