Research and Development for Humanitarian Demining of Antipersonnel Mines Japan Science and Technology Agency




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A MEXT (the Ministry of Education Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) Committee of Experts on Humanitarian Demining Technology presented the report:"Promoting Research and Development for Humanitarian Demining" on May 27, 2002.
The report showed that research and development based on Japanese advanced science and technology should be carried out for supporting safety and effective activities of Humanitarian Demining in mine affected countries and that the technology acquired therefrom is expected to provide a field trial in a country or countries that have suffered from antipersonnel mines around FY2005 and FY2007.
According to a sector designated to JST from the MEXT on ground of this report, JST set a research area, invited research proposals and started the research and development.
Scheme of research and development