DanChurchAid (DCA), with UN assistance, provided training to 120 Eritrean mine clearance personnel from the Eritrean Demining Agency.
Due to the success of the training the Eritrean government indicated it may make more soldiers available for such training to engage in demining efforts in Eritrea.
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.
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