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.
Press release regarding the iNFORM Data Portal Project and Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) National Implementation Plan (NIP) trainings held in Yap State from June 10-11, 2019, facilitated by FSM Department of Environment, Climate Change, and Emergency Management (DECEM).
The regional Inform project held a meeting to review progress towards building national and regional capacity to improve environmental decision-making through strengthening planning and reporting in the Pacific. The Inform project is mid-way through implementation and is taking stock of results achieved and hearing back from the countries of the progress in the new tools and processes being developed by the project to address the on-going challenge of compiling high quality data on the environment and making best use of it.