Opium dominates political and economic life in Afghanistan to an extent unparalleled anywhere in the world.
Years of war and years of drought have created a fertile environment for opium poppies to thrive, as the state weakened and farmers' access to other markets collapsed.
Today, the thriving opium economy - and the insecurity it breeds - are the greatest threats to building a stable, secure Afghanistan.
The impact of the Afghan opium trade is far-reaching both within Afghanistan and globally.
Resolution 1325: From rhetoric to practice, a report on the role of women in reconcilliation processes in the Great Lakes in Africa
- Countries: Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo
- Co-authors: CARE Norway, International Peace Research Institute Oslo.
- Published: January 2005
- Countries: Afghanistan, Iraq, Global
- Published: December 2004
Livelihood erosion through time: Macro and micro factors that influence livelihood trends in Malawi over the last 30 years
- Co-authors: Marilyn Monroe - Brisbane BRIS
- Published: March 2003
Paddy, fish and vegetable marketing systems in northwest Bangladesh: Current situation and opportunities for intervention
- Countries: Bangladesh
- Co-authors: Tiago Sequeira Wandschneider Natural Resources Institute
- Published: August 2001