|Target date for completion of mine clearance||6|
|National funding of programme||5|
|Land release system in place||8|
|National mine action standards||6|
|Reporting on progress||7|
Afghanistan’s mine action programme performance dipped in 2015 with the amount of land released plunging by almost one half compared to 2014, reflecting a sharp downward trend in mine action funding.
- The Mine Action Programme of Afghanistan (MAPA) should present revised milestones for clearance reflecting reduced levels of donor funding and clarify the implications for fulfilling its extended Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention (APMBC) Article 5 deadline.
- After a decade of discussion, Afghanistan should finalise and adopt the national mine action law.
Click here to download the "Clearing the Mines 2016" report for Afghanistan.