Associate Professor and Director,
Information and Communications Technology
Central Bicol State University of Agriculture
Vladimir Foronda is Associate Professor and ICT Director at the Central Bicol State University of Agriculture. He is co-investigator of the FAO funded project on “Climate Risk Management and Disaster Preparedness in the Philippines for Agriculture and Fisheries” and an up-scaling project funded by FAO-DIPECHO for “Enhancing Capacities for Disaster Risk Reduction in Agriculture in Cambodia and the Philippines,” where he was in-charge of developing the software for post disaster damage and needs assessment (PDNA) for agriculture. He has already developed the PDNA protocol for rice, corn, abaca, and coconut and has trained LGUs in Bicol and Caraga, Philippines and Cambodia on the use of the PDNA tools.