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 زراعة الأفيون الأفغاني تصل إلى مستوى قياسي infographic
Graphic shows annual poppy crop.


Opium crop at record high

November 13, 2013 - Afghan opium cultivation has reached a record level, with more than 200,000 hectares planted with the poppy – 36% higher than in 2012. The expansion of the harvest comes amid uncertainty over the withdrawal of most foreign troops and the presidential election next year.

PUBLISHED:13/11/2013; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images