AFP/Express Tribune et al, 31 October 2016
In an article about the latest Afghan poppy cultivation boom, the French News agency looks at Helmand province and quotes, among others, AAN’s Jelena Bjelica:
“Some parts of Helmand plant twice a year, because of the favourable climate, but three poppy seasons would be thanks to genetically modified seeds,” said Jelena Bjelica, a researcher with the Afghanistan Analysts Network.
Also in Bangkok Post, New Zealand Herald and others.
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