The FSD has been involved for several years in research projects aimed at putting new technologies at the service of mine action and more generally humanitarian action. FSD utilise drones and satellite platforms to supplement survey and assessments and mapping; transitioned practices to digital platforms to increase efficiency, transparency and accuracy
FSD acts in the following areas:
FSD eliminates landmines and unexploded ordnance; destroys stockpiles of arms and ammunition; educates on the risksassociated with explosive devices; assists survivors of mine accidents; helps strengthen national capacities.
Recovery and Stability
FSD supports ongoing peace processes; conducts activities aiming to improve community and economic development in areas affected by violence and instability.
FSD manages and clears pollution by obsolete pesticides, legacy waste from mining of heavy metals and uranium; improves soil and water quality and enhances biodiversity and soil stability through tree and vegetation planting.