The Golden Triangle
And What it Means for the War on Narcotics

What is the Golden Triangle? (Video Source)

The Golden Triangle is a rural, mountain cover area in asia that is responsable for the production and exportation of opium and narcotic drugs

In 2015, the Golden Triangle was responsible for production of 25% of the worlds opium products

The Golden Triangle (News Source)

The Golden Triangle is the second largest producer of opium products in the world, behind Afghanistan

Why it Thrives

The Opium Trade thrives because the region is dependent on the money the drug trafficking brings in, Myanmar's government makes 1 to 2 billion dollars annually on the trade 

Motivation of the Farmers

Farmers who do not grow poppies on average make 15% less, $1,730, than farmers who do grow poppies, $2,040, a year

Users Worldwide

1.3 million heroin users and rising in China as of 2015.  Local Myanmar authorities are often compromised and addicted to opium themselves.

Impact

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