Zimbabwe says it lacks funding to clear anti-personnel mines


The Zimbabwean government on Tuesday bemoaned the lack of adequate funding from donors and international partners to support its demining efforts.

Zimbabwe is one of the most densely mined countries in the world.

While the country’s land mine clearance started in earnest in 1982, only two years after independence, the country is still grappling with the challenge of anti-personnel mines that were planted by Rhodesian forces during the country’s 1970s war of liberation due to shortage of funding.

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Source: CGTN News