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Fields of red gold - saffron in Afghanistan

Farmers in Afghanistan are receiving support to grow saffron instead of opium. The highly prized spice delivers about one-half to two thirds the profit of poppies, but does offer some important agricultural advantages, as well as a clear conscience.
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