Political Reforms Raise Hope for Curbing Opium Production

Political Reforms Raise Hope for Curbing Opium Production

  MYANMAR – A recent peace initiative in Myanmar’s eastern Shan State could play a key role in poppy eradication in a country which is the world’s second largest opium producer, experts say. “It’s a very important milestone,” Jason Eligh, country manager for the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Myanmar, told IRIN […]