Despite the dangers, villagers often resort to clearing mine fields, especially when the use of valuable agricultural Lands is at stake. This practice is a common topic for discussion in the demining community, although it is far from being resolved.
"Returning Life to Field and Forest: Mine Clearance by Villagers in Cambodia,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 5
, Article 14.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol5/iss1/14