Crossing the fence


SUMMARY: Physical security and stockpile management (PSSM) can be broadly defined as a series of activities that make national stockpiles of weapons and ammunition safe and secure. Over the last decade, PSSM has become a highly requested form of intervention to curb the illicit flow of small arms and light weapons and conventional ammunition, as well as to keep communities safe from unintended explosions. Donors have provided substantial funding for PSSM activities to countries in sub-Saharan Africa, where we have learned that the impact of PSSM assistance depends a great deal on how actively improvements are maintained.

 Read more in The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction.

Published: Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 27, 2018

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