Eradication spending in Peru

in Substance Abuse

The United States Government provides up to $38 Million in financing for coca eradication efforts in Peru in 2011. The drug eradication program was estimated to eliminate 10,000 hectares of coca in 2011.  An estimated 61,200 hectares of coca was planted in Peru during the year.

(Additional cocaine facts and statistics.)

Source: Caroline Stauffer, “Peru’s new anti-drug czar in delicate dance with U.S.,” Reuters, October 18, 2011.

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