THE HALO TRUST has begun operations in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) marking and registering weapons under a project financially supported by the government of Germany. The project aims to improve the safety and security of BiH by making it easier to track and trace the stock of military weapons in the country.
CLEARING A PATH TO STABILITY
Ambassador Bradley Sawden from New Zealand visited The HALO Trust programme in Fallujah on 29 September to see the work being done to make the city safe from improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and other dangerous debris left behind by recent conflict.
3rd July 2018 | Afghanistan
The Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs, Stef Blok, has paid tribute to the work of deminers working for The HALO Trust during a visit to one of Afghanistan’s minefields in Marmul district near Mazar-i-Sharif.
27th June 2018 | Zimbabwe
“As long as the mines are in the ground, I will still feel that my wounds are open.” Nicholas Gauti lives in the remote village of Chapuka in Zimbabwe. He lost his sight as a result of a landmine accident in 1984.
MMD (Mining Machinery Developments), which celebrates 40 years of mining equipment innovation in 2018, has donated a revolutionary anti-personnel landmine clearance rig to HALO to help clear landmines in Zimbabwe.
The HALO Trust is to partner with Cazengo Coffee, who will be offering Angolan coffee to the US market for the first time in 40 years and contributing a share of sales to landmine clearance in Angola.
Angola’s battle for independence from Portugal, followed by a civil war that lasted for decades, devastated Angola its agricultural economy. Previously Angola had been the fourth largest coffee producer in the world.