Author: Umar Hassan

Mozambique in Africa faced a massive challenge of how to quickly clear 1.2 million landmines. Based on the average speed of human demining and the unknown specific locations of each mine, it would take hundreds of years to clear them all. Considering the relatively short history of human civilization, it seemed absurd for the people of Mozambique to deal with landmines for generations. However, Mozambique was already severely impoverished and categorized as one of the world’s poorest regions. With extremely low levels of productivity and technology, how could the people of Mozambique tackle such a daunting task? The results of…

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