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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
RUSI Newsbrief, 3 July 2017
Organised Crime and Policing, Central and South America, 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 Fellow, National Security

Alexander Babuta is a Research Fellow at RUSI. His research covers a range of areas relating to national security, intelligence policy,... read more

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