Explosive Remnants of War Threaten Farming Activities, Add Layer to Dire Food Crisis in Tigray Region


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(Addis Standard) Farmers in Kola Tembien in Central Tigray, one of the major battle grounds during the two years destructive war between Ethiopian government and the Tigrayan forces are unable to get back to their livelihood, farming, even seven months after the war was ended through negotiated settlement, as a result of landmines and explosives buried in the area during the war.

The recent war in the country’s North has added new explosives contamination that poses an immediate threat to life and livelihoods, the UNMAS said in 2022.

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Published: Thursday, June 29, 2023

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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