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The GICHD provides support to the Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC), the Cambodian Mine Action Authority (CMAA) and other mine action actors in Cambodia in the field of programme management and operations. The Minister Attached to the Prime Minister and Vice-Chair of CMAA, H.E. Prak Sokhonn is a member of the Council of Foundation and H.E. Heng Rattana, Director General of CMAC, is a member of the Advisory Board. H.E. Sophakmonkol Prum, Deputy Secretary General of CMAA, is a member of the International Mine Action Standards Review Board.

Management Consulting

  • Advice on the formulation of and implementation support for the National Mine Action Strategy
  • Organisation of workshop on landmines and land rights in conflict affected contexts
  • Technical assistance to Cambodian stakeholder on the development of a programme-based approach
  • Organisation of South-East Regional Workshop for Linking Mine Action and Development (LMAD) practitioners
  • Field research for “Role of Community Liaison in Mine Action”
  • Participation in mid-term review of AusAID funded integrated mine action and development programmes
  • Evaluation of EC-funded mine action programmes
  • Evaluation of CMAC Demining Unit 6
  • Mid-term review of UNDP clearing for results project
  • Technical assistance on land rights to mine action organisations
  • Installation of and training on IMSMANG

Operations

  • Assistance in developing the Cambodian dog capacity programme, including the establishment of accreditation procedures
  • Efficiency assessment of survey and clearance operations
  • Workshop about methods of creating and using surrogate mines
  • Support with advice on land release, Cambodia being one of the GICHD’s target countries for land release outreach activities
  • Support to the implementation of sub-munitions land release models
  • Assistance in developing mine action plans and techniques
  • Provision of mechanical demining training
  • Strengthening test and licensing systems for animal detection systems
  • Cambodia was a case study for “A Guide to Land Release: non technical methods”
  • Cambodia was one of the case studies for the Contracting Study
  • Advice on national land release policy / standards

Valid as of 19 March 2013