BBC News: The Global Drug Trade
Read BBC News’ in-depth reports from around the world on drug production, trafficking and addiction or check out an interactive drug guide for facts on cannabis, cocaine and heroin.
Central Asia and Caucasus News
This site, affiliated with the Open Society Institute, compiles news on human rights, economics and environment news that affect the countries of Central Asia. In English, Arabic and Russian.
Drug Trafficking in the U.S.
Find out more about how drugs enter the U.S. in this report by the Drug Enforcement Administration.
Heroin Movement World Wide
Find out about other opium production regions — Southeast Asian and Latin America — and how heroin reaches the U.S. at this Central Intelligence Agency site.
International Narcotics Control Strategy Report
The U.S. State Department’s annual report on global terrorism provides information on groups active in the Central Asian drug trade.
UNDP: Afghanistan Recovery
See a slide show about the United Nations Development Programme’s recovery efforts in Afghanistan or dig into the facts about what the world’s largest development organization is doing to build economic alternatives to the opium trade.
United Nations Drug Control Programme
The UNDCP is the leading organization fighting the drug trade in Central Asia. Find out about UNDCP drug abuse programs and anti-narcotic projects in Uzbekistan and Pakistan or get statistics on the region’s burgeoning drug trade.