P08-GL04Cranfield University, Mines Awareness Trust (MAT)Military and police units from mine-affected countries, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), commercial companies,IMATC (East Africa)
BUDGET ITEMS IN US$2008
Operational costsUS $1,494,930.00
TOTALUS $1,494,930.00
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ProjectRegional Mine Action Training (Africa)
Area of Workn.A.
Appealing AgencyInternational Mine Action Training Centre (IMATC)
Project Contact PersonLivingstone, Mark (imatc-ea@imatc-ea.com)
Project Budget2008: US $1,494,930.00
Funds Requested2008: US $1,494,930.00
Implementing PartnersCranfield University, Mines Awareness Trust (MAT)
Targeted BeneficiariesMilitary and police units from mine-affected countries, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), commercial companies,IMATC (East Africa)
Project Duration01-01-2008 through 01-12-2008
Project CodeP08-GL04

The IMATC is a joint British and Kenyan organization that seeks to deliver quality International Mine Action Standard (IMAS) clearance and explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) training to military units, police forces, NGOs and commercial companies. The IMATC is a Centre of Excellence for Mine Action in Eastern Africa and is internationally recognized as providing high-quality training and expertise on a range of humanitarian demining aspects. The IMATC was recently awarded the UK’s highly prestigious Firmin Sword of Peace for its contribution to global mine action training.

* Plan, coordinate and execute manual demining training to IMAS standards.
* Plan, organize and implement EOD training to IMAS Level 3.
* Provide mine action technical assistance to mine-affected countries.
* Offer mine action courses through Cranfield University.
* Provide facilities and machines to carry out ground preparation machine training.
* Provide facilities and expertise to carry out mine detection dog training.

* Deminers and agencies trained to IMAS standards will be provided to mine action operations in order to alleviate the suffering caused by landmines and explosive remnants of war.

$1 494 9302008Operational costs
International Mine Action Training Centre (IMATC)Tuesday, January 1, 2008 to Monday, December 1, 20082008NoLivingstone, Mark0