Con este especial, queremos ir más allá de los datos y cifras del incumplimiento del Programa Nacional Integral de Sustitución de cultivos de uso ilícito.
En este informe hacemos una evaluación a la implementación del Programa Nacional Integral de Sustitución de cultivos de uso ilícito.
This Third World Quarterly article explores the lifeworld of drugs, following their journey from the farmers’ field to their arrival at the border with Tajikistan.
This chapter published in The Routledge Handbook of Smuggling focuses on brokers and brokerage in the context of cross border smuggling or illicit trade.
This AREU Policy Brief asks how the SDG-16 goals are being addressed in Afghanistan. In What ways do they specifically address the particular political challenges that Afghanistan faces, and the geographical divisions of the country?
The assumption that the Taliban collected significant amounts of money taxing the cultivation of opium, the production of opiates, and on the smuggling of drugs across Afghanistan’s borders is the …
This chapter documents empirical research along the length of the value chain for opium in Afghanistan, and across its international borders.
Ethnicity and great power politics: A case of transnational ethnic Kachin of Myanmar and Singpho of Northeast India
Published in Communities, Institutions and Histories of India’s Northeast. By Dan Seng Lawn. At the outset it will be proper to trace the etymological development of the names, Kachin and …
Land formalization – The new magic bullet in counternarcotics? A case study of coca cultivation and tenure (in)formality from Colombia
This World Development article examines some of the causal mechanisms that underlie the relationship between land tenure and the cultivation of crops used for illicit drug production.
“Ploughing the land five times”: Opium and agrarian change in the ceasefire landscapes of south-western Shan State, Myanmar
This Journal of Agrarian Change article explores the relationship between the illicit opium economy and processes of agrarian change in south-western Shan state, Myanmar.
How are development zones ‘made’ in conflict-affected borderlands? What forms of territorialisation underpin the making of development zones in these contested spaces? What forms of public authority emerge to govern borderland development zones and whose interests do they serve? And how do long-standing histories of illicit border trade, fragmented sovereignty, and unresolved armed conflicts shape governance structures and everyday life in these development zones?
This article examines the recent trends in international, in particular multilateral, drug policy and the implications of these changes for shifting alignments and coalitions of actors and stakeholders.