ILLICIT DRUG TRADE SOURCES
(United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention)
or the UNDCP (United Nations Drug Control Program which is
the same program). Click on the research section on the left.
Illicit Drug Trends 1999-2003 (pdf downloadable) This annual
report shows excellent global data on illegal drug trafficking
and seizures in narrative form and charts for cocaine, heroin,
amphetamines, and cannabis resin. Also available for free download is the World Drug Report
UNODCCP Technical Series has several pdf reports available to download on specific drugs or drug-related issues. Good charts and graphs.
Regional Reports available from local UNOCD offices. Click on site offices and follow for country specific reports.
Drug Nexus in Africa (pdf downloadable) provides a good
narrative of illicit drug activity in Africa. Of note are
charts that compare costs of drugs in relation to bus fare
or beer (see pp 57-58). Charts on specific drug seizures,
too, but none on trafficking. However, the narrative which
explains a bit about port areas of trafficking.
UNCJIN has list of links to collections and databases of crime
has the International
Crime Statistics, a publication of crime indicators
for many countries. In these indicators is a category on
Online series/story of drug world with chart from the CIA
entitled “Major Narco Trafficking Routes and Crop
US DRUG TRADE:
DEA (US Drug Enforcement Administration). Intelligence
Reports from DEA are in-depth narrative reports. They
explain trafficking routes, but there are no graphs or charts.
Some charts on specific “operations”
can be found on the DEA
Green Air (see chart below):
Other “operations” include Operations Impunity and Millennium (cocaine
trade via Columbia and Mexico) and Operation Mountain Express (methamphetamine