December, 4th – 13th 2017, The Environment & Conservation Division (ECD) is conducting a one-week training on Data Analysis and Report Writing focusing on Basic and Advance Spreadsheet/Excel. The training is organized by ECD through the Kiribati CB2/CCCD project (Capacity Building II Project) in collaboration with the Kiribati Institute of Technology (KIT). The training is identified through the training needs analysis as one of the key training gap to improve in the areas of data management, analysis and report writing. The training is aimed at strengthening and upskilling of key stakeholders of the CB2/CCCD project from different government ministries and government companies known as data providers in the use of Microsoft Excel. The training will help to enhance the capacity of these targeted participants in the efficient production of data and reports needed that will contribute to meet the national capacity on environmental information and monitoring in particular looking at thematic areas related to the Rio Conventions. There were number of stakeholders from government ministries as well as Statutory Owned Enterprises (SOEs) attending the training. The training is funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) through the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).