n Africa Conflict Monitor - The Apopo HeroRATs fight against landmines... and tuberculosis d ACM partner

Volume 2016, Issue 02
  • ISSN : 2311-6943


APOPO is a Belgian NGO that has developed an innovative method using African giant pouched rats, nicknamed "HeroRATs", to detect landmines and tuberculosisusing their extraordinary sense of smell. APOPO's Headquarters and training and research center is based in Tanzania and it has programs in Tanzania, Mozambique, Angola and Cambodia.

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