The GICHD assists donors, governments, mine action centres and demining organisations to establish and maintain mine detection dog (MDD) operations, and to organise test and licensing regimes/criteria. Such support includes evaluations or operational programmes, with the aim of recommending potential improvements.
The GICHD has been requested by several governments, mine action authorities, demining organisations and donors to assist MDD programmes worldwide in a consultancy role. Operational assistance provided by GICHD has involved:
Evaluations and operational support haves also been given to the governments of affected states, such as Angola and Croatia.
The GICHD has evaluated several programmes in different countries and continues to do so.
Programme evaluations and/or operational studies