At last something the Government has succeeded at something. Apparently since 2001 the Department for International Development has spent £91.5 million on promoting 'alternative livelihoods to the drugs trade' in Afghanistan.
Clearly money well spent with a massive reduction in the opium yields and international smack market. Just look at how the street price has gone up for heroin thanks to the Government's clear success at reducing supply - shurely shome mistake? Aren't yields up and prices down? Ed.