"For the third consecutive year, Afghanistan, which has the world's largest opium poppy cultivation, saw an increase in the area under cultivation (from 154,000 hectares in 2012 to 209,000 hectares in 2013). In addition, Myanmar witnessed expansion in the area of opium poppy cultivation, although less pronounced. In 2013, the estimated global production of heroin rebounded to the levels seen in 2008 and 2011.
The global area of illicit opium cultivation in 2013 stood at
296,720 hectares - the largest area since 1998, when estimates became
(Relatório do UNODC 2014 )
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