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  • Afghanistan
      • The country is extremely poor and is highly dependent on aid, agriculture and trade with neighbouring countries.
      • Afghanistan has pledged over $57 billion of aid since 2001.
      • The current GDP per capita stands at about $1000.
      • Poppy cultivation and opium trade generate around $3 billion in illicit economic activity. 3.3 million people depend on opium production for their livelihood.
    • Environment Impacts
      • 100 villages and their surrounding environments were destroyed.
      • Lack of clean water as water infrastructure was destroyed, resulting in bacterial contamination. Rivers became polluted due to poorly built landfill sites nearby.
      • The potential for flooding is high as the country has 2% of forest cover.
      • Pollution in air, soil and water such as cyclonite which may cause cancer.


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