In Afghanistan, the United States and United Nations are developing a new approach to community-based demining by funding local nongovernmental organizations. The use of these Afghan NGOs has not only allowed clearance to begin more quickly and continue more effectively, but has also helped the local population along the path to recovery and supported overall counterinsurgency efforts.
"The Bridge from Hold to Build,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 14
, Article 3.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol14/iss3/3