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Humanitarian Demining in Ukraine and its consequences…

Humanitarian Demining in Ukraine and its consequences for Food Security

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Ukraine's vast agricultural land faces extensive contamination, threating its economy sustainability and raising concerns of a food crisis by disrupting the food supply chain.  Ukraine is now among the most heavily mine-contaminated countries globally, with an estimated one-third of its territory suspected to have some form of contamination. The ongoing war has damaged Ukraine's agriculture and food production, increasing production costs.
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  • Presenting Ukraine's Demining Needs. Highlight the gravity of mine contamination in Ukraine resulting from the ongoing conflict. Emphasize the needs for comprehensive mine action plan, encompassing funding, equipment, and training.

  • Strategies for demining. Provide valuable insights into effective demining strategies and tailored solutions to address Ukraine's unique challenges. Showcase the latest developments in the Ukrainian Mine Action Response.

Consequences for Food Security. Foster coherent synergies within the humanitarian community to mitigate the impact on food security resulting from the consequences of mine contamination.
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