The Natural Resources Management Program of the University Of Belize is a structured but flexible program that provides students with a balance of theoretical and practical components through project-based field courses, providing training in marine and terrestrial natural resource management and opportunities to help serve the needs of the nation.

NRM program goals

  • Provide students with a strong theoretical and practical background in ecology, natural resource management and community-based conservation
  • Assist students to develop experience and skills in the assessment, research and management of terrestrial, coastal zone and recreational resources
  • Encourage professional and career development among students, exposing them to the environmental community of Belize and the region
  • Prepare students for advanced degree programs in the field of natural resource management
  • Work closely with GOB agencies, NGO's, community groups and industries involved in natural resource management, helping to address the research and service needs of the nation

The NRM program also

  • Provides advisory services to relevant Government of Belize departments, NGOs, CBOs and the private sector
  • Offers applied consulting services related to environmental issues

Press Release

The Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology Ms. Julianne Pasos joins Dr. Abel Carrias in congratulating Raphael Martinez and Mark McNab, students from UB's Bachelors in Biology and Bachelors in NRM programs respectively, for participating in research work under the supervision of US sci more

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