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Himalayan Highs

Avr 13th, 2016 | By
Himalayan Highs

            Himalayan Highs Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy, geographer and research fellow at CNRS. Cannabis Now Magazine, Issue 19, March 2016, pp. 42-46 (4100 signs + 11 photos).   Himalaya Highs Although it has become illegal in 1985 under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, hashish has been produced in India for
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The Supply of Hashish to Europe

Avr 12th, 2016 | By
The Supply of Hashish to Europe

            The Supply of Hashish to Europe Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy (CNRS-Prodig) Background paper commissioned by the EMCDDA for the 2016 EU Drug Markets Report European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction Lisbon: EMCDDA April 2016 (39 000 signs) Read « The Supply of Hashish to Europe » (pdf download from the EMCDDA Website)
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Illegal Opium Production in the Mishmi Hills of Arunachal Pradesh, India

Avr 7th, 2015 | By
Illegal Opium Production in the Mishmi Hills of Arunachal Pradesh, India

Illegal Opium Production in the Mishmi Hills of Arunachal Pradesh, India.[i] Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy (CNRS – Prodig) European Bulletin of Himalayan Research, Winter-Autumn 2014, n° 45, pp. 9-32.   Abstract: Illegal opium production in India is likely to have been greatly underestimated for years, as shown by the recent estimates of illegal cultivation in some parts
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Hashish Revival in Morocco

Jan 13th, 2014 | By
Hashish Revival in Morocco

Hashish Revival in Morocco  Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy (a) & Kenza Afsahi (b) a CNRS–Prodig, 2, rue Valette 75005 Paris–France b Clersé, Université de Lille 1, bâtiment SH2 59655 Villeneuve d’Ascq Cedex–France International Journal of Drug Policy Vol. 25, Issue 3, pp. 416-423. ISSN 0955-3959, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2014.01.001. (9,966 words /64,000 signs). This paper received a Scientific Paper Award from
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Southeast Asia’s Thriving Drug Trade

Nov 7th, 2011 | By
Southeast Asia’s Thriving Drug Trade

Southeast Asia’s Thriving Drug Trade Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy World Politics Review, 25 October 2011.   From the early 1950s until 1990, when Afghanistan’s opium production surpassed that of Myanmar, most of the world’s illicit opium originated in mainland Southeast Asia. This is partly because the region’s rugged hills and mountains, heavy monsoon rains and lack of
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Finding an Alternative to Illicit Opium Production in Afghanistan, and Elsewhere

Nov 7th, 2011 | By
Finding an Alternative to Illicit Opium Production in Afghanistan, and Elsewhere

Finding an Alternative to Illicit Opium Production in Afghanistan, and Elsewhere Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy International Journal of Environmental Studies, Vol. 68 N° 3, pp. 373-379.   Abstract Prohibition attempts have failed for over a century, as the case of Afghanistan shows. There are many and complex reasons for this. Illicit opium production has benefited from synergies
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Insécurité alimentaire et production illicite d’opium en Asie

Nov 7th, 2011 | By
Insécurité alimentaire et production illicite d’opium en Asie

Insécurité alimentaire et production illicite d’opium en Asie Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy Annales de géographie, n° 673, mai – juin 2010, pp. 229-247.   Mots-clés : Opium, pavot, insécurité, autosuffisance, vivrier, économie, Asie, Afghanistan, Birmanie, Laos Résumé: La production illicite d’opium en Asie a longtemps bénéficié des synergies qui existaient entre économie de guerre et économie des drogues illicites.
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Opium et développement alternatif en Asie : quel bilan ?

Nov 7th, 2011 | By
Opium et développement alternatif en Asie : quel bilan ?

Opium et développement alternatif en Asie : quel bilan ? Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy Revue Tiers Monde, n° 199, juillet – septembre 2009, pp. 611-625.   Mots-clés : Opium, pavot, économie, agriculture, développement, substitution, éradication, Asie. Résumé: La production illicite mondiale d’opium n’a jamais été aussi importante qu’au cours des années 2000, en dépit d’un siècle de prohibition mondiale
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L’échec mondial de la lutte antidrogue : quelles leçons pour l’Afghanistan ?

Nov 7th, 2011 | By
L’échec mondial de la lutte antidrogue : quelles leçons pour l’Afghanistan ?

L’échec mondial de la lutte antidrogue : quelles leçons pour l’Afghanistan ? Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy EchoGéo, Sur le vif, 4 novembre 2008, http://echogeo.revues.org/8813    Résumé : L’Afghanistan a vu sa production d’opium doubler entre 2002 et 2008, malgré un changement de régime à Kaboul, le soutien politique et l’aide politique et économique de la communauté internationale, et l’adoption de diverses
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Afghanistan and the global failure of counternarcotics

Nov 7th, 2011 | By
Afghanistan and the global failure of counternarcotics

Afghanistan and the global failure of counternarcotics Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy  Afghanistan Info, N° 4, September 2008, pp. 11-12.   The failure to address Afghanistan’s opium production is not surprising. About 60 years of Asian opium bans have demonstrated that drug supply reduction is very rarely effective and, in fact, is most often counterproductive. The Chinese “success
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