Vida Vanchan, Assistant Professor of Geography and Planning, and Stephen Vermette, Professor of Geography and Planning, spent a week in January 2009 working with high school students and teachers at Baktouk high school in Phnom, Penh, Cambodia. Baktouk high school enrolls 10,000 students, and supports a faculty of 300 teachers.
In January, 2009, a workshop was held in Kean Svay, Cambodia, to train six staff (three from CENTDOR, Center for Development Oriented Research and three from RDIC, Resource Development International) in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), data base development and management, and analysis of organophosphate and carbamate pesticides using a plate assay kit.
The first in a series of workshops, this one was held between July 5 and 9, 2004 and a total of 12 people from the Ministry of Rural Development, Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Industry, Mines, and Energy, Departments of Environmental Science and Geography, Royal University of Phnom Penh, and UNICEF participated in the training.
This workshop was held between August 1-5; and August 8-9, 2005 and attended by 10 people from Ministry of Environment, Royal University of Phnom Penh, Institute of Technology of Cambodia, and Resource Development International – Cambodia.
Held between January 4-5 and 8-12, 2007, this workshop focused on data analysis techniques to assess the large drinking water database developed in Phase I of the project.
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