Conflict with neighbouring Western Sahara has left Mauritania with a significant landmine problem. The country has taken steps to reduce the impact of mines and with international help, hopes to be rid of this scourge in time to meet its Ottawamandated deadline.
"Mine Action in Mauritania,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 10
, Article 23.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol10/iss1/23