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Myanmar: opium cultivation down 25 per cent, but conflict areas remain 'safe haven' for drug traders

Source : UN.ORG

Geographical area : Global

Date: 06 December 2017

The total area of opium poppy cultivation in Myanmar has decreased significantly in 2017 to 41,000 hectares, down 25 per cent from the 55,500 recorded in 2015, a United Nations survey released Wednesday has found.

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