12 May The Helmand Food Zone: The illusion of Success
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|Theme||Natural Resource Management|
|Date of Publication||May 12, 2020|
In the years 2009 – 2011, the implementation of the Helmand Food Zone (HFZ) led to a significant drop in the opium poppy cultivation in Helmand province. During its implementation, 37 percent decrease in opium poppy cultivation- from an estimated 103,590 hectares in 2008 to 69,833 hectares in 2009 was seen. Apart from the reduction, it attributed to improving governance and improving human welfare.