Households Growing Illicit Drugs in Afghanistan

According to the Government of Afghanistan, around 191,500 rural households in the country were dependent on growing illicit drugs as their source of income in 2011. Most of the households were growing opium.

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Source:  Dawood Azami, “Why Afghanistan may never eradicate opium,” BBC News, February 25, 2013.