In Defence of Territorio: Countering environmental politics at the el Quimbo hydroelectric dam, Colombia

Lead researcher: Cornelia Helmcke, Noragric, Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Taking the political ecology approach, I analyses the immediate and wider consequences of the el Quimbo dam construction in the center of the southern province Huila. The case offers insights into the territory-power nexus and the future of environmental conflicts in Colombia.


  • Research staff in Norway:
    Individual PhD project
  • Partners abroad:
  • Geographic focus:
  • Project period:
    2015 – 2020
  • Funding:
    Norwegian University of Life Sciences



Published Jan. 31, 2019 10:28 AM - Last modified Apr. 5, 2019 12:00 PM