Coca Crops and Cocaine Production Reduced in Colombia

By Geraldine Cook
August 12, 2013

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Sown coca fields in Colombia were reduced from 64,000 hectares to 48,000 hectares in 2011 and 2012 respectively, a 25 percent reduction, and cocaine production also dropped from 345 to 309 tons, according to the U.N. Office against Drugs.