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Afghanistan opium production jumps 87 per cent to record level UN survey

Source : UN.ORG

Geographical area : Global

Date: 15 November 2017

A profoundly alarming trend in the cultivation and production of opium in Afghanistan reveals an 87 per cent production increase compared to 2016, the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) said Wednesday in its Afghanistan Opium Survey 2017.

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