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MKDS Training at Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC)

Location: Ghana


Type: Private

Nigeria participated in the training provided by MKDS, who specialise in delivering counter terrorism solutions, consultancy, operational support and training, to the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC).

The training was comprised of seminars, an exhibition, demonstrations, and importantly an IEDD / Render Safe exercise, and one-day Security and Counter-Terrorism in Africa Conference on December 12, featuring high level speakers from regional and international Governments, Militaries and NGOs, assessing the current security threats and challenges in Africa, and their regional and global implications.

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.