TITLE

Sweden fuels demining

PUB. DATE
January 1997
SOURCE
Americas;Jan/Feb97, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the Organization of American States' (OAS) agreement with the government of Sweden to provide financial support to a land mine-clearing program in Central America. Swedish Development Cooperation's allocation of $1.5 million to fund four operational demining modules in Nicaragua; OAS' sponsorship of the Assistance Program for Demining in Central America.
ACCESSION #
9701261615

 

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