Fifteen participants from Samoa's Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, took part in a refresher capacity building training on the Samoa Environment Data Portal and Indicator Reporting Tool on 18th February, 2020, at the Pacific Climate Change Center in SPREP. The aim of the training is to provide the participants with the knowledge and understanding on how to employ the online tools available to complement their current internal efforts to manage and store environmental data for decision making and reporting.
This dataset contains materials and more information from the training
This paper stresses out that human resources development in the marine sector is a priority. The University of the South Pacific is a key player in tertiary training and education, and it is the purpose of this document to outline the role that USP, specifically its Marine Studies Programme (MSP) is playing in building capacity in the marine sector of the region.
The objective of this regional meeting is to build the capacity of the 14 project target countries, with an aim to build an open data community amongst the users of the national data portals and inform outputs. This is intended to improve south-south collaboration, enhance the opportunity for sustainability and increase the feeling of ownership and belonging amongst the project countries.
This will be delivered by real world application of Inform developed processes and tools, focused on a common area to all countries; protected areas.