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Farmers working on a coca plantation in Western Bolivia. Courtesy of Neil Palmer/Wikimedia.

Bolivian Coca Cultivation and the International Cocaine Trade

Alexander Babuta
Newsbrief, 3 July 2017
Central and South America, National Security and Resilience Studies, Organised Crime
Bolivia has increased the national limit for legal coca cultivation from 12,000 to 22,000 hectares. But will increased cultivation fuel the illegal cocaine trade?

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Alexander Babuta
Research Analyst, National Security and Resilience Research Group

Alexander (Sacha) Babuta is a Research Analyst specialising in policing and organised crime within the National Security and Resilience... read more

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