Dr. Rene Abesamis, a Marine Protected Area (MPA) specialist from the Silliman University began conducting trainings on a simplified method of monitoring and analysis of MPAs. This method utilizes the MPA-FishMApp, a data collection and visualization tool developed out of a collaboration between CFI and Dr. Abesamis.
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Dr. Romulo de Castro delivered his exit report for his Balik Scientist medium-term stint as the director of the Center for Informatics. He emphasized his collaborative work with multiple organizations and many other scientists and researchers. Specific focus was given to his work on COVID-19.