The suppression of illicit opium production in Viet Nam: an introductory narrative

  title={The suppression of illicit opium production in Viet Nam: an introductory narrative},
  author={Joel Austin Windle},
Between 1990 and 2001, Vietnamese opium production declined by 98%: the causes of this reduction have received minimal academic attention. As Viet Nam is one of only a handful of states which have successfully suppressed illicit opium production, the somewhat surprising lack of scholarly attention represents an underutilised opportunity. As such, this paper represents the first step towards rectifying this gap in the knowledge base. The available evidence suggests that a number of components… CONTINUE READING

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