This publication looks at cross-border production and trade in Nimroz, and how it shapes the political economy of this Afghanistan borderland province.
This policy brief shares insights from seven conflict- and drug-affected borderlands in Afghanistan, Colombia and Myanmar, and reflects on their implications for those supporting peace processes, poverty alleviation and development in fragile contexts affected by drugs.
This comic tells Jangul’s life story, in Nangarhar province in Afghanistan and how he ended up smuggling heroin from Kabul to Moscow.
A summary of key insights and debates from academic literature on the illicit economy in Afghanistan, from it’s origins to present day.
While the West struggles with the uncertainty of coronavirus, for Afghanistan it’s a way of life, and opium poppy cultivation is an important part.
Orzala Nemat, Director of the Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit, on building a new evidence base by talking to people in the borderlands of conflict and drug-affected states.
Experts share insights from fieldwork in the drug-affected borderlands of Afghanistan, Colombia and Myanmar at the SOAS Development Studies Seminar.