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Published 12:15 IST, November 7th 2023

Afghan farmers lose income of more than $1 billion after the Taliban banned poppy cultivation

Afghan farmers have lost income of more than $1 billion from opium sales after the Taliban outlawed poppy cultivation, according to a report from the U.N. drugs agency published Sunday.

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Poppy cultivation in Afghanistan.
Poppy cultivation in Afghanistan. | Image: AP
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12:15 IST, November 7th 2023