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Afghan farmers work in their poppy field in Khogyani District of Nangarhar province on April 29, 2013. Poppy cultivation is expected to increase in both eastern and western provinces of the country, though will remain at a much lower level of cultivation as compared to Helmand and Kandahar provinces, the United Nations office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) said in its 2012 report.

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Afghan farmers work in their poppy field in Khogyani District of Nangarhar Province. Poppy cultivation is expected to increase in both eastern and western provinces of the country, though will remain at a much lower level of cultivation compared to Helmand and Kandahar Provinces, the UN Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) said in its 2012 report.