The Minesweepers: Towards a Landmine-free World is an international outdoor robotic competition on humanitarian demining that aims at motivating researchers and developers to work on innovative solutions for this serious problem.
Egypt has been listed as the country most contaminated by landmines in the world. It’s the fifth country with the most antipersonnel landmines.
During its journey to raise awareness of landmines problem, the local rounds of Minesweepers have been held in Egypt annually since its first launch in 2012. In 2012, 2013 and 2016 it was held as international competition in Egypt.