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Afghanistan: Drugs

Volume 470: debated on Tuesday 15 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what the total expenditure on promoting alternative livelihoods to the drugs trade in Afghanistan was in each year since 2001. (177538)

Prior to 2003-04 much of DFID funding in Afghanistan focused on humanitarian assistance. By March 2007 DFID had spent £91.5 million on supporting alternative livelihoods to the drugs trade since 2001.

£

Financial year

Amount in GBP

2001-02

144,079

2002-03

36,699

2003-04

5,205,33

2004-05

7,350,806

2005-06

44,072,886

2006-07

34,460,725