The Training and Extension Office with the Research and Development Office and in coordination with the College of Fisheries and Applied Sciences and the College of Marine and Food Sciences will be conducting a Training on Coastal Resource Assessment temporarily schedule on the first or second week of May 2015.

The training aims to produce a pool of manpower to handle projects on resource assessment that the College will be venturing on or in collaboration with other institutions in the future. The trainees will be given a series of lectures on various resource assessment components and an actual field technique in gathering, collecting and processing of data. At the end of the training, participants are expected to equip themselves with the basic knowledge and skills on the conduct of coastal resource assessment, data collection and gathering on mangroves, corals, seagrasses / seaweeds, and reef fishes with understanding and familiarization on the different coastal resource assessment tools used. They will also be trained on water analysis and meiofaunal assemblage.