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    Eco-Trust – World Food Day 2014

    Ecotrust world food day food drive report

    In celebration of World Food Day 2014, on October 16, EcoTrust Society held a food drive where fruit salads were distributed to the needy and less fortunate. The fruits selected and prepared were all local fruits, being relevant to this year world food day theme “Family Farming: Feeding the World, Caring for the Earth“. The food drive occurred at 6:30pm at the Germans Restaurant, 9 Mundy Street, North Cummingsburg, Georgetown, Guyana.

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    FEES StaffEco-Trust – World Food Day 2014
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    EcoTrust Society President Inaugural Speech 2014

    It is with great enthusiasm and zeal, that I accept this position as President of the School of Earth and Environmental Science EcoTrust society.

    First of all, I would like to thank the Immediate Past President, and the Executive Committee for leading the club to achieve yet another successful year. The team has left quite an order for the new team to fill.

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    FEES StaffEcoTrust Society President Inaugural Speech 2014
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    Eco-Trust – Inauguration of the President & Members

    Eco-Trust Society on September 23, 2014 inaugurated its new board of executives in a small exquisite formal ceremony.

    The Guest speaker, University of Guyana Student’s Society (UGSS) President (ag.) Joshua Griffith swore in the new executives. He encouraged the new executives stating that, “You have done a lot but there is more to be done. The campus is waiting on you to make an impact. You owe it to yourself to leave your mark on this society right now. So I am charging you Eco-Trust to do more, to make a change, to be the change so that generations to come will remember this Eco-Trust body.”

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    FEES StaffEco-Trust – Inauguration of the President & Members
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    Off Campus Training – Lethem

    Fifty (50) students of the five (5) Geography classes: GEO 113 Maps and Diagrams, GEO 211 Spatial Organization of Society, GEO 212 Tropical Environmental Systems, GEO 315 Advanced Geography of Guyana and GEO 414 Principles of Geomorphology visited Lethem during the period November 1-4, 2007 accompanied by three (3) Lecturers. This fieldtrip was aimed:

    • to study the environment and socio-economic conditions at Lethem; and
    • to give students the opportunity to better comprehend various topics in the course outlines.

    To achieve these objectives, the students were involved in the following activities:

    • Collection of data of a section of Lethem to produce a land use map;
    • Investigation and comparison of the available services within Lethem to those provided by other established urban centers;
    • Collection of data and observation of physical changes that occur from Georgetown to Lethem and the examination of reasons for these changes;
    • Investigation into the economic activities within the Lethem community; and
    • Examination of the changes in geomorphologic features from Georgetown to Lethem.
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  • Emergency Planning and Management Programme – April 15 – 20, 2013

    The School of Earth & Environmental Sciences will be offering the course Emergency Planning and Management

    April 15 – 20, 2013.

    Conducted by Jeremy Collymore, Executive Director, Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency

    Emergency Planning and Management is of paramount importance to the countries of this region which are extremely vulnerable to natural disasters. This course will be delivered via lectures, group discussion and simulation exercises. At its conclusion, participants will be able to plan, design, and execute emergency preparedness and response plans and implement disaster recovery strategies and programmes.

    Cost $50,000
    Limited places available

    Registration Closes: 12th April 2013
    For further information please contact us on Tel: 592-222-4180 or email us at sees.pdem2013@gmail.com

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    FEES StaffEmergency Planning and Management Programme – April 15 – 20, 2013