To support management of the needs assessment and purchase of investments, the project will
employ a local consultant for assessing the investment needs of the proposed CSA institute at Patuakhali Science and Technology University (PSTU). These needs may be in line with room, furniture, laboratory, books on gender and CSA, computers, software, access to journals and low-cost vehicle for field visit. The project team will also visit different CSA related laboratories and experts’ offices at national levels to get insight on laboratory needs and consultant available in this area. The major expectation in this part is refurbishing class rooms, laboratory rooms, office rooms and developing CSA laboratory
especially in areas of salinity and meteorological research under the institute.