Office of National Drug Control Policy

ONDCP Excel Ninety-Seventh Row

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Promote Alternative Livelihoods for Coca and Opium Farmers
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Drug-consuming nations face a responsibility to offer support and collaboration to nations struggling with challenges related to drug production and trafficking.

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This aid shall include not only law enforcement, interdiction, and eradication aid, but also incentives to wean farmers away from illicit crop cultivation where security and natural agricultural capacity permit it. United States aid is provided to help ensure a viable, sustainable, licit alternative livelihood for these farmers. USAID will continue to support such programs, linking them with illicit crop reduction and working to partner with other donor nations.

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