The Development Initiative

Clearing the way for Business and People

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TDI was established in 2005 and provides a range of explosive threat mitigation and mine-action related services to multinational companies, and governmental and non-governmental organisations.

With a recognised footprint throughout Africa and the Middle East, TDI has completed over 80 projects in countries including Central African Republic, Côte d’Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mali, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Togo, Afghanistan, Iraq and Kuwait.

TDI has cleared over 26,600 km of routes and roads, removed more than 235,000 items of unexploded ordnance, and safely destroyed over 2,400 tonnes of unserviceable and obsolete munitions. 240,000 local people have received valuable explosive ordnance risk education. More than 8,600 personnel have been trained in improvised explosive device disposal and a further 2,200 people in explosive ordnance disposal.

TDI provides its clients with explosive detection dog solutions that are tailor-made to each project and theatre requirements.

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