Many countries affected by landmines are also facing food crises, underscoring the necessity of cost-effective mine removal. Converting agricultural machines already available in many mine-affected countries for use on mine-action projects saves not only time but also money by speeding up the removal process and turning the land back into an agricultural resource.
Cepolina, Emanuela and Zoppi, Matteo
"Could Local Agricultural Machines Make a Country ‘Impact Free’ by 2010?,"
The Journal of ERW and Mine Action
: Vol. 13
, Article 9.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol13/iss2/9