Rivers and Bayelsa States Capacity Building Training for Community Oil Spill Monitors Phase Two

CEHRD organised the second phase of trainings for the Rivers state community monitors on the 18th of August 2016, in Bori, Khana Local Government Area in Rivers State. Also, the second phase of trainings for the Bayelsa state community monitors was held on the 26th of August 2016 at the state capital, Yenagoa, Bayelsa state.

The trainings were aimed at exposing the community monitors to innovative ways to further partner with the regulatory agencies and increase synergy, especially during the implementation process of the recommendations contained in the UNEP report and increase the capacity of the community monitors to share information via the social media platforms (Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter) using the android smart phones.

The representatives of the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA, built the capacity of the oil spill monitors to collect data using NOSDRA approved mechanisms and data inputs procedures, for quick reporting and remediation of impacted oil spill areas and locations in the Niger Delta.

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