Americas Ditching coca for other crops, Colombia's farmers ask: Where do we sell?

Crop substitution aims to swap out the crop that funded rebels' decades-long fight with the government. But farmers say lasting success will take more than new seeds: new infrastructure, better public services, and tackling the root causes of the conflict. 

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By the time he made it to the final booth at the open-air community center in this small Amazonian town, Rafael Pardo, Colombia’s high commissioner for post-conflict, human rights, and security, was loaded up with more produce than he could carry.