Cococho Tool

Peru early-21st century

The Government of Peru’s eradication agency, CORAH, uses an innovative tool known as the cococho for manual eradication of the coca plant, the only required ingredient for cocaine. Senior Eradication Advisor Francisco “Paco” Alvarez developed the cococho while serving in Bolivia in the late 1990s.

  • Source/Credit: Transfer from the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, Department of State
  • Catalog Number: 2013.0018.01
  • Created: early-21st century
  • Acquired: 2013

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