Development & environment

Cultivation of crops deemed illicit

30 November 2022
Afghan women and the opiate trade

Afghan women and the opiate trade

UNODC characterises the conditions and dynamics underlying women's participation in the criminalised opiate trade.
29 November 2022
Colombia - Monitoring of territories affected by illicit crops 2021

Colombia - Monitoring of territories affected by illicit crops 2021

UNODC reports historical high levels of coca cultivation and potential coca production and offers insights into this increase, including as related to conditions of poverty and limited market access opportunities in rural areas of cultivation.
28 November 2022
How to regulate cannabis potency?

How to regulate cannabis potency?

Contrary to prohibition, which favours higher potency products in the interest of maximising profits, legal regulation can ensure a careful balance to protect public health.