Opio

The opium bulbs of Myanmar: drug crop or lifeline for poor farmers?

Topic: 
Producers of Crops
Drug Policy in Myanmar
Drugs & Conflict
Inglés
Programmes: 
Drugs & Democracy
Myanmar in Focus
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En los medios
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Tom Kramer, a Dutch researcher with the Transnational Institute, says the army’s position on illicit activities by its militias is an “obstacle for reform” of drug policy and unlikely to change until there is a nationwide peace accord. [...]... Leer más

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Statement of the 4th Myanmar Opium Farmers’ Forum
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Solving Myanmar’s drug trade means involving militias in the peace process

Topic: 
Drug Policy in Myanmar
Drugs & Conflict
Inglés
Programmes: 
Myanmar in Focus
Drugs & Democracy
Article type: 
En los medios
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Tatmadaw-backed militias have long been permitted to indulge freely in the narcotics trade in return for their help fighting ethnic armed groups. These militias have thus far been excluded from ceasefire talks, casting doubt over how lingering problems in Myanmar’s border areas, including the drug trade, will be settled.... Leer más

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People’s War on Drugs in Kachin State: Indication of Failed Policies
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Advocacy groups call for drug policy reset ahead of UN meeting

Topic: 
Producers of Crops
Drug Policy in Myanmar
UNGASS 2016
UN Drug Control
Drug Law Reform
Inglés
Programmes: 
Drugs & Democracy
Article type: 
En los medios
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UNGASS “represents a critical juncture, an opportunity for an honest evaluation of global drug policy and how to address the most pressing challenges going forward”, said the Amsterdam-based Transnational Institute (TNI).... Leer más

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The Heemskerk Declaration
The UNGASS outcome document: Diplomacy or denialism?
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Video: Foro Mundial de Productores de Plantas Prohibidas

Topic: 
Desarrollo alternativo
Planta de cannabis
Hoja de coca
Productores de cultivos
UNGASS sobre drogas 2016
Control de drogas de la ONU
Español
Programmes: 
Drogas y Democracia
Drogas y Conflicto
Article type: 
Multi-media
Body: 

 

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Slider growers video

Image Source: 
Floris Leeuwenberg
Contenido relacionado: 
Foro Mundial de Productores de Plantas Prohibidas
Declaración de Heemskerk

Video: Growers of prohibited plants in Heemskerk

Topic: 
Producers of Crops
UNGASS 2016
Coca Leaf
Cannabis
Alternative Development
UN Drug Control
Drugs & Conflict
Inglés
Programmes: 
Drugs & Democracy
Article type: 
Multi-media
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Slider growers video

Image Source: 
Floris Leeuwenberg
Contenido relacionado: 
The Global Forum of Producers of Prohibited Plants (GFPPP)
The Heemskerk Declaration

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