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Myanmar Returns to What Sells: Heroin

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Drugs & Conflict
Drugs & Democracy
Myanmar in Focus
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“For many people in this country opium is not a problem, it’s the solution — a way for small-scale farmers to increase incomes to buy salt, rice, medicines and other essentials,” said Tom Kramer, a researcher with the Transnational Institute, an organization based in the Netherlands that tracks illicit drugs. Read the full article.

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Opium Cultivation Stabilizes for First Time Since 2006

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Drugs & Democracy
Myanmar in Focus
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Kramer, who works with the Amsterdam-based Transnational Institute, said drug elimination policies in Burma and in the region had further contributed to the drug problems as these have been “deadline-oriented” and repressive, and failed to prioritize socio-economic development of poppy-growing areas.... Leer más

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Per le strade dell'Afghanistan - osservando i risultati della guerra contro l'opio

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Coca Leaf
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Drugs & Democracy
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Martin Jelsma e Tom Kramer, membri del progetto 'Droghe' del TNI (Transnational Institute), lo scorso aprile hanno viaggiato in Afghanistan per osservare la situazione dell'oppio e l'impatto della nuova fase della politica sulle droghe implementata in quel paese. In questo reportage gli autori narrano le loro impressioni sulla realtà afghana e gli ultimi sviluppi della guerra all'oppio.... Leer más

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Destroying Poppies Counterproductive in Uruzgan

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Drugs & Conflict
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Dutch support to the Afghan Eradication Force (EAF) in destroying poppies in Uruzgan is a mistake. The two conditions the Netherlands had placed on its co-operation – saving the small opium farmers and a proportional ‘targeting’ of different tribes – are practically unattainable. The destruction of a harvest without there being any alternatives borders the inhuman and works counterproductive in... Leer más

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Drugs and Conflict in Burma

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Coca Leaf
Drugs & Conflict in Burma
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Drugs & Democracy
Myanmar in Focus
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TNI tries to bring nuance to the polarised debate on the Rangoon-focussed political agenda, the demonising of the cease-fire groups and repressive drug policy approaches. Hundreds of thousands of people from the many ethnic minorities in the Shan and Kachin States, who depended on the opium economy, have been sacrificed in an effort to comply with international pressures about drug-free... Leer más

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Afganistán: introducción a la situación de las drogas

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Coca Leaf
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Drugs & Democracy
Drogas y Democracia
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