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End-Of-Conflict Deforestation – Evidence From Colombian’s Peace Agreement

Created Dec 19 2019, 7:21 AM by Johannes Peter Zimmermann
  • Colombia
  • Conflict
  • Deforestation
  • Peace

This paper studies the effect of the recent peace negotiation between the government and the FARC insurgency on Colombia’s forest cover. Using yearly deforestation data from satellite images and a difference-in-differences identification strategy, the paper shows that areas controlled by FARC prior to the declaration of a permanent ceasefire experienced a differential increase in deforestation after the start of the ceasefire.

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Title (English) End-Of-Conflict Deforestation – Evidence From Colombian’s Peace Agreement
Organization Universidad del Rosario
Language English
Year 2019
File type pdf
Keywords English Colombia, conflict, deforestation, peace
Palabras clave Español Colombia, conflicto, deforestación, paz
Palavras-chave Português Colômbia, conflito, desmatamento, Paz