Global Counter-IED MapPrivate company counter-IED capacity

Bancroft Global Development in Somalia

Location: Somalia


Type: Private

Bancroft has picked up contracts with AMISOM and the US to provide field training and IED and UXO expertise to AMISOM and the Somali government. This training has focused on detection and defusing IEDs as well as intelligence gathering. Their efforts have focused on building partner capacity in the regards CIED and EOD.

Bancroft have also engaged in health and veterinarian services, as well as investments in real estate.

This profile is part of AOAV’s investigation into counter-IED (C-IED) actors around the globe. To see the list of all C-IED actors recorded by AOAV, see here. To see those engaged in the Middle East, the Sahel, North Africa or other highly impacted countries please see here, here, here, and here respectively. This research was made possible by funding from the NATO Counter Improvised Explosive Devices Centre of Excellence (C-IED COE). To read the full report, ‘Addressing the threat posed by IEDs: National, Regional and Global Initiatives’, see here.