While it is necessary to remove explosive items from the land to facilitate repatriation, reconstruction and rehabilitation, it is crucial that, in undertaking this action, the soil structure is not inadvertently damaged, creating short-, medium- and long-term problems for agriculture, and in particular, the sustainable farming that supports vulnerable communities.
Journal of Mine Action
: Vol. 7
, Article 15.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol7/iss1/15