01 Nov Evidence from the Field: Understanding Changing Levels of Opium Poppy Cultivation in Afghanistan
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|Authors||David Mansfield, Adam Pain|
|Theme||Natural Resource Management|
|Date of Publication||November 01, 2007|
|Available In||English | پشتو | دری|
For many rural households the cultivation of opium poppy represents the key means by which they can achieve welfare under the conditions of pervasive risk and insecurity in Afghanistan. This briefing paper argues that understanding changing levels of opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan requires recognition of the multifunctional role of opium poppy cultivation in the livelihoods of rural Afghan households.