A Breath of Hope in Kasaï Province


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(DanChurchAid) The vast and diverse Congolese territory, facing challenges in development due to poor interconnectivity and weak transport infrastructure, sees the work of DCA's demining teams in the resource-cursed Kasaï province. Scarred by conflict, the province witnesses a shift from farming to diamond mining, contributing to issues like population displacement and food insecurity.

DCA's demining efforts, operating since October 2023, involve marking and creating safe corridors, collaborating closely with local communities and partnering with ADIC for awareness. The project, funded by the US State Department, aims to clear mines in eight provinces, covering 66,048 m² of contaminated land. The initiative aligns with DR Congo's goal of becoming landmine-free by 2025.

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Published: Friday, January 26, 2024

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 23, 2024

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