Mine action seeks to eliminate the lingering effects of contamination from landmines and explosive remnants of war, but the need for development in these communities often trumps clearance and mine-risk education activities. In Bosnia and Herzegovina, where clearance activities are expected to continue until 2019, the Swiss Development Cooperation and Handicap International are exploring new ways for mine action to integrate development efforts into more traditional mine-action efforts.
Carrier, Michael and Powell, John
"Mine Action Development Funding in Bosnia and Herzegovina,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 14
, Article 7.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol14/iss3/7