In many post-conflict regions, landmines and explosive remnants of war remain, limiting recovery and development even after mine-clearance projects are completed. A number of mine-clearance organizations are starting to promote “linking mine action and development” as a better alternative to a separate and uncoordinated approach.
"Linking Mine Action and Development: Local-level Benefits and Challenges,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 12
, Article 1.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol12/iss2/1