Building sustainable peacetime economies in the aftermath of war

Drugs & (dis)order is a Global Challenges Research Fund project generating new evidence on how to transform illicit drug economies into peace economies in Afghanistan, Colombia and Myanmar.

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Event
June 6, 2022

Drugs, peace, and development: re-thinking policy

Join our five-week online course to learn about the dynamic relationship between illicit drugs, development and peacebuilding and what it implies for humane approaches to drug policy.

Blog, News
May 15, 2024

Research Sites

The research programme will draw on empirical data from Afghanistan, Colombia and Myanmar

Afghanistan

Afghanistan is estimated to produce 90% of heroin consumed in the UK. We're working in three borderland Afghanistan regions.

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Colombia

Since Colombia's 2016 peace agreement, coca cultivation has expanded. We're working in four Colombian borderland sites.

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Myanmar

Myanmar is the second largest producer of illicit opium in the world. We're working in two Myanmar borderland states.

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