Identification of problems and personal and community resources associated with the pandemic in rural populations of Tolima, Colombia

Project: Research

Description

This is a short action research project whose aim is to analyse the problems of marginalisation that have arisen or have been reinforced in the world coronavirus pandemic, while recognising the resilient -the positive adjustment of a person after exposure to an adverse or traumatic event (Masten, 2001)- practices linked to the use of social and community resources of people living in the rural context of Chaparral and Ibagué who have been exposed to the Colombian socio-political conflict. The project is mainly undertaken by Universidad de Ibague in Colombia, with the financial and conceptual support of Royal Holloway (Department of Law and School of Business and Management). Whenever possible, participant communities will express their situation using art work and digital technologies.

Layman's description

Collaborative pilot project to explore issues of concern and opportunities experienced by rural and marginalised communities in the Department of Tolima, Colombia. Whenever possible, participant communities will express their situation using art work and digital technologies.

Key findings

Project in progress
Short titleCommunities Tolima
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date12/04/2116/07/21

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