Kathryn Ledebur has researched coca production, development, drug policy and human rights in Bolivia since 1999. She is the director of the Andean Information Network and is a visiting fellow at the University of Reading. Ledebur studied at FLACSO in Quito, Ecuador and has lived in Bolivia for three decades. AIN is dedicated to investigation, analysis, education and dialogue on the impacts of U.S. and other internationally-funded drug control efforts in Bolivia. She has worked as an instructor at the Bolivian Diplomatic Academy and the International Honors Program of the School for International Training and an expert international consultant. She has written extensively on coca and development dynamics in Peru and Bolivia.