Growers' voices at the Commission on Narcotic Drugs

Representatives of opium and coca growers from Myanmar and Colombia delivered statements describing situation on the ground
Transnational Institute (TNI)
Sunday, November 24, 2019

burma opiumfieldFrom 16 to 18 October 2019, representatives of member states, intergovernmental organisations, and civil society attended the 6th Intersessional Meeting of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs. On 17 October 2019, representatives of coca and opium growers from Colombia (Pedro Arenas) and Myanmar (Sai Lone of Myanmar Opium Farmers' Forum) delivered statements highlighting the situation of communities involved in the illicit cultivation of coca and opium in both countries. Read their full statements.