June 11, 2019
The Philippine Statistical Research and Training Institute (PSTRI) conducted a week-long seminar on Basic Statistical Analysis for DENR Region VIII employees at Ritz Tower de Leyte on May 27-31, 2019. It was attended by representatives from the different PENROs (Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Offices), CENROs (Community Environment and Natural Resources Offices) within Region VIII and EMB Regional Office-VIII. The MGB Regional Office was represented by Marcelino Tabayoyong III, Planning Officer and Rogelio Napoles, Jr., Economist.
The objective of the said seminar was to strengthen the competence of data managers, statistician and planning officers in the management, organization and analysis of environment and natural resources data and to enhance their capability in the collection and integration of statistical and spatial information for the development and maintenance of the DENR data portal.
The topics in the training-workshop covered: (1) Basic Statistical Concepts; (2) Collection of Data and Questionnaire; (3) Methods of Presenting Data; and (4) Summary Measures. The workshop also included practical exercises using Microsoft Excel.