Clearing Landmines Enhances Food Security in Angola


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(einnews) World Food Prize Laureate Heidi Kuhn, founder of Roots of Peace, urges increased funding for post-conflict land clearance to combat food poverty. During her visit to Angola, Kuhn witnessed Mines Advisory Group (MAG) deminers working to make land safe for farming. Emphasizing the devastating impact of landmines on communities and hindrance to food security, she calls on governments to support this vital work. Angola, heavily mined after decades of war, faces food security challenges, with over 73 million square meters of contaminated land. Roots of Peace and MAG consider collaboration on post-clearance food production projects in Angola, Ukraine, and beyond, aiming to transform former minefields into productive farmland.

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Published: Monday, March 11, 2024

Last Updated: Monday, March 11, 2024

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