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Agricultural development projects in the Andean countries in the 1960s and 1970s and coca bush cultivation in the early 1990s

Agricultural development projects in the Andean countries in the 1960s and 1970s and coca bush cultivation in the early 1990s

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Illicit crop cultivation often occurs in forested areas and contributes to deforestation when it results in the clearing of woodland. Moreover, illicit crop cultivation frequently takes place in biodiversity hotspots hosting a large number of species with a limited habitat, some of which are pro- tected areas. It tends to occur close to the agricul...