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Climate Change Experts and Practitioners

Areas of Specialization

Climate change and terrestrial ecosystems; agroforestry

Institution

World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)

Designation/s

Senior Scientist, ICRAF
Affiliate Professor, UPLB School of Environmental Science and Management

Educational Background

B. Sc. Forestry, UP Los Banos
M.Sc. Forestry, UP Los Banos
Ph.D. Forestry, UP Los Banos

Projects and Publications Relevant to Agriculture and NRM in Southeast Asia

Lasco, RD, FB. Pulhin, PAJ Sanchez, RJP Delfino, R Gerpacio and K Garcia. 2009. Mainstreaming adaptation in developing countries: The case of the Philippines. Climate and Development 1: 130-146.

Villamor, GB and RD Lasco, 2009 Rewarding Upland People for Forest Conservation: Experience and Lessons Learned from Case Studies in the Philippines. Journal of Sustainable Forestry 28: 304 – 321. DOI: 10.1080/10549810902791499

Lasco RD and Pulhin FB. 2009. Carbon Budgets of Forest Ecosystems in the Philippines. Journal of Environmental Science and Management. 12(1):P. 1-13.

Lasco, Rodel D., Florencia B. Pulhin and Rex Victor O. Cruz. 2008. Carbon Stocks Assessment of Forest Land Uses in the Kaliwa Watershed, Philippines. Journal of Environmental Science and Management 11: 1-14.

Lasco, Rodel D. 2008. Tropical forests and climate change mitigation: the global potential and cases from the Philippines. Asian Journal of Agriculture and Development 5(1): 81-98.

Lasco, Rodel D., Rafaela Jane Delfino, Florencia B. Pulhin, and Manuel Rangasa. 2008. The Role of Local Government Units in Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation in the Philippines. AdaptNet Policy Forum 08-09-P-Ad, 30 September 2008.

Lasco, Rodel D., Roberta Gerpacio, Patricia Ann J. Sanchez, and Rafaela Jane P. Delfino. 2008. Philippines Policies in Response to a changing climate: A review of natural resource policies. Policy Brief. SEARCA, Los Banos, Laguna. 8pp.

Snelder, D and RD Lasco (eds). 2008. Smallholder Tree Growing for Rural Development and Environmental Services: Lessons from Asia. Advances in Agroforestry Vol 5. Springer. 494pp.

Lasco, R.D. 2008. The reforestation value chain for the Philippines. In, Snelder, D and RD Lasco (eds). Smallholder Tree Growing for Rural Development and Environmental Services: Lessons from Asia. Advances in Agroforestry Vol 5. Springer. Pp193-206.

Lasco, RD, G. Villamor, F Pulhin, D Catacutan, and M Bertomeu. 2008. From principles to numbers: approaches in implementing payments for environmental services in the Philippines. In, Snelder, D and RD Lasco (eds). Smallholder Tree Growing for Rural Development and Environmental Services: Lessons from Asia. Advances in Agroforestry Vol 5. Springer. Pp379-391.

Neil Leary, James Adejuwon, Vicente Barros, Ian Burton, Jyoti Kulkarni and Rodel Lasco (eds). 2007. Climate Change and Adaptation. London: Earthscan. 448pp.

Lasco, RD, , RVO. Cruz, JM Pulhin, and FB Pulhin. 2007. Spillovers and Trade-offs of Adaptation in the Pantabangan-Carranglan Watershed of the Philippines. 2007. In, N Leary, J Adejuwon, V Barros, I Burton, J Kulkarni and R Lasco (eds). 2007. Climate Change and Adaptation. London: Earthscan. 448pp.

N Leary, J Adejuwon, V Barros, P Batima, B Biagini, I Burton, S Chinvanno, R Cruz, D Dabi, A de Comarmond, B Dougherty, P Dube, A Githeko, A Abou Hadid, M Hellmuth, R Kangalawe, J Kulkarni, M Kumar, R Lasco, M Mataki, M Medany, M Mohsen, G Nagy, M Njie, J Nkomo, A Nyong, B Osman-Elasha, E Sanjak, R Seiler, M Taylor, M Travasso, G von Maltitz, S Wandiga and M Wehbe. 2007. A Stitch in Time: General Lessons from Specific Cases. In, N Leary, J Adejuwon, V Barros, I Burton, J Kulkarni and R Lasco (eds). 2007. Climate Change and Adaptation. London: Earthscan. 448pp.

Lasco, R.D., F. B. Pulhin, R. V. O Cruz, J. M. Pulhin, S. S. N. Roy and P. J. Sanchez. 2007. Forest Responses to Changing Rainfall in the Philippines. 2007. In, N Leary, C Conde, J Kulkarni, A Nyong and J Pulhin (eds). Climate Change and Vulnerability. London: Earthscan. 544pp.

Pulhin JM, RJJ Peras, RVO.Cruz, RD Lasco, FB Pulhin, and MA Tapia. 2007. Climate Variability and Extremes in the Pantabangan-Carranglan Watershed of the Philippines: An Assessment of Vulnerability. In, N Leary, C Conde, J Kulkarni, A Nyong and J Pulhin (eds). Climate Change and Vulnerability. London: Earthscan. 544pp.

Yohe, G.W., R.D. Lasco, Q.K. Ahmad, N.W. Arnell, S.J. Cohen, C. Hope, A.C. Janetos and R.T. Perez, 2007: Perspectives on climate change and sustainability. Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, M.L. Parry, O.F. Canziani, J.P. Palutikof, P.J. van der Linden and C.E. Hanson, Eds., Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 811-841.

Lasco, RD, FB Pulhin, and RF Sales. 2007. Analysis of leakage in carbon sequestration projects in forestry: a case study of upper magat watershed, Philippines. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change 12: 1189-1211.

Lasco, RD and M Cardinoza. 2007. Baseline Carbon stocks assessment and projection of future carbon benefits of a carbon sequestration project in East Timor. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change 12: 243-257.

Awards/Citations

Elected to the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) of the Phillippines, 2009

Member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), co-winner of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize

Outstanding Scientist Award, Forests and Natural Resources Research Society of the Philippines (FORESPI), 2006

Special Achievement Award in Environmental Forestry, UPLB-CFNR Alumni Association, April 2003

Gawad Lagablab (Outstanding Alumnus Award), Philippine Science High School Alumni Association, 1998

Outstanding Young Scientist of the Philippines Award for 1997, National Academy of Sciences

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