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Perus Coca Reduction Efforts We have reviewed the 1999 Peru coca cultivation survey and the results of Perus coca reduction efforts are excellent Peru achieved a net reduction of 24 percent in total coca cultivation compared to 1998 from 51000 hectares down to 38700 hectares This lowers the total amount of potential cocaine production to 175 metric tons - a 27 percent decrease from a potential yield of 240 metric tons in 1998 The Department of State appreciates the efforts of the Government of Peru to sustain an aggressive coca reduction program which has resulted in a 66 percent reduction in the total amount of coca cultivation in Peru since 1995 The dramatic reduction in the amount of coca cultivated in Peru diminishes the supply of raw material for drug trafficking organizations makes them vulnerable to law enforcement action and denies them the funds to corrupt and undermine democratic governments in the region Moreover the reduction provides an opportunity for US International Narcotics Control-funded alternative development programs in Peru to permanently shift coca-growing communities back into legitimate economic activities Bolivias Coca Reduction Efforts We have received the preliminary results of the 1999 Bolivia coca cultivation survey and the results are impressive As of October 1 Bolivia achieved a net coca reduction of 35 overall with 55 of eradication carried out in the Chapare Bolivias principal coca-growing region This reduces the amount of potential cocaine production to 90 metric tons -- down from a potential of 150 metric tons in 1998 With results from October November and December still to come the final statistics for 1999 will be even more promising The Department of State congratulates the Bolivian Government for its efforts on the drug front The Banzer Administration took ownership of the drug production problem in Bolivia in 1997 and promised to rid Bolivia of illegal drug production by 2002 Bolivia is well on the way to reaching
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