A two-day training on the use of Geographic Information System (GIS) was conducted for the 17 members of Cavite Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (PDRRMC) on June 24-25, 2022. The topics discussed include introduction of GIS and georeferencing, overview of ArcGIS software, spatial mapping, creating a landslide and flood hazard map and creating a basic map layout.

It was held at the Environmental Geo-information and Remote Sensing (EnGIRS) Laboratory of the College of Agriculture, Food, Environment and Natural Resources. Mr. Junser P. Magpantay and Mr. Daeniel Zarene P. Mojica both instructors from CAFENR – Department of Forestry and Environmental Science (DFES), Engr. Jose Carlo R. Dizon, instructor from College of Engineering and Information Technology (CEIT) – Department of Agricultural and Food Engineering (DAFE) and Mr. Jhon Laurence B. Herrera, staff from Sugar Palm, Research, Information and Trade (SPRINT) Center facilitated the training. (Jhon Laurence B. Herrera)

Mr. Junser P. Magpantay, Instructor, CAFENR-DFES delivers his lecture on the use of GIS.
Participants create a landslide map of Cavite using GIS.
PDRRMC participants and the resource persons of the GIS training.