Landmine-Detecting Rats Help Mozambique Achieve Mine-Free Status in 2014

  Decades of conflict in Mozambique left the southern African nation with one of the world’s worst landmine problems. Between 1964 and 1992, tens of thousands of anti-personnel and anti-vehicle mines were buried in all ten provinces, resulting in widespread death, personal injury and infrastructure destruction. In an effort to be declared mine-free by the end of this year, Belgian …

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Private Sector Partnership Aids in the delivery of Supplies

At times NGOs suffer from an odd curse, having enough supplies on hand but no manner in which to deliver them. High fuel costs have led to organizations such as the World Food Program requiring that physical donations be accompanied with financial contributions to offset transportation costs. The Clinton Foundation, Mozambique Government, and Coca Cola corporation are piloting a partnership …

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