Climate Change Experts and Practitioners

Areas of Specialization

Climate Change; Silviculture; Industrial Forest Management; Forestry Economics; Environmental Forestry


University of the Philippines Los Banos
College of Forestry and Natural Resources


University Researcher III, Forestry Development Center

Coordinator, Policy Studies and Advocacy Division

Environmental Forestry ProgrammeOffice Manager/Technical Assistant, Environmental Forestry Programme

Educational Background

B. Sc. Forest Products Engineering, UPLB

M.Sc. Forestry, UPLB
Major in Industrial Management
Minor in Forestry Economics and Policy

Ph.D. Forestry, UPLB
Major in Silviculture and Forest Influences
Minor in Environmental Science

Projects and Publications Relevant to Agriculture and NRM in Southeast Asia

Cruz, R. V. O., M. M. A. Cuevas, R. D. Lasco, N. Cruz, S. R. Saplaco, and F. B. Pulhin.  2003. Assessment of the Hydrological Impacts of El Niño and La Niña on Selected watersheds in the Philippines.  The Philippine Agricultural Scientist. Vol. 86. No. 2. pp 158-171.

Lasco, R. D. and F. B. Pulhin .2003. Philippine Forest Ecosystems and Climate Change: Carbon Stocks, Rate of Sequestration and the Kyoto Protocol. Annals of Tropical Research. 25(2): 37-51.

Lasco, R. D. R. F. Sales. R. Estrella and F. B. Pulhin. 2002. Carbon Sequestration Potential of the Two Agroforestry Systems in the Philippines. Philippine Agricultural Scientist.  Vol. 84 No. 4. pp 401-407.

Lasco, R.D., I.Q. Guillermo, R.V.O. Cruz, N.C. Bantayan, and F.B. Pulhin. 2001. Carbon Stocks Assessment of a Tropical Secondary Forest in Mt. Makiling, Philippines. Journal of Tropical Forest Science.  Vol. 16. No. 2. pp 158-171.

Lasco, R. D., F. B. Pulhin, P. A. Jaranilla-Sanchez, R. J. P. Delfino, R. Gerpacio and K. Garcia. 2009. Mainstreaming Adaptation in Developing Countries: The Case of the Philippines. Climate and Development. 1:130-146.

Lasco, R. D. and F. B. Pulhin. 2009. Carbon Budgets of Forest Ecosystems in the Philippines. Journal of Environmental Science and Management. 12(1):1-13.

Peras, R. J.J., J. M. Pulhin, R. D. Lasco, R. V. O. Cruz and F. B. Pulhin. 2008. Climate Variability and Extremes in the Pantabangan-Carranglan Watershed, Philippines: Assessment of Impacts and Adaptation Practices.  Journal of Environmental Science and Management 11(2):14–31.

Lasco, R. D., F. B. Pulhin, P.A.J.Sanchez, G.B. Villamor, and K.A. L. Villegas. 2008. Climate Change and Forest Ecosystems in the Philippines: Vulnerability,Adaptation and Mitigation. Journal of Environmental Science and Management 11(1):1-14.

Lasco, R. D., R. J. Delfino, F. B. Pulhin, and M. Rangasa. 2008. The Role of Local Government Units in Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation in the Philippines. AdaptNet Policy Forum 08-09-P-Ad.

Gevana, D. T., F. B. Pulhin and N. M. Pampolina. 2008. Carbon Stock Assessment of a Mangrove Ecosystem in San Juan, Batangas. Journal of Environmental Science and Management. 11(1)

Lasco, R. D., F. B. Pulhin and R. V. O. Cruz. . 2007. Carbon Stocks Assessment of Forest Land Uses in the Kaliwa watershed.  Journal of Environmental Science and Management.  10 (2):

Lasco, R. D., F. B. Pulhin and R. F. Sales. 2007. Analysis of Leakage in Carbon Sequestration Projects in Forestry: A Case Study of Upper Magat Watershed, Philippines. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies to Global Change. 12: 1189-1211.

Lasco, R. D. and F. B. Pulhin. 2006. Assessing the Role of watershed Areas in Mitigating Climate Change in the Philippines: The Case of the La Mesa Watershed. Journal of Environmental Science. Vol 9. No.1. pp 19 -29.

Lasco, R. D., K. G. MacDicken, F. B. Pulhin, I.Q. Guillermo, R. F. Sales and R. V. O. Cruz. 2006. Carbon Stocks Assessment of a Selectively Logged Dipterocarp Forest and Wood Processing Mill in the Philippines.  Journal of Tropical Forest Science. Vol 18 No. 4. pp. 212-221.

Lasco, R.D., R.V.O. Cruz and F.B. Pulhin. 2001. The Kyoto Protocol: opportunities and threats to Philippine forestry. Journal of Environmental Science and Management

Lasco, R. D. and F. B. Pulhin. 2001. Forestry Mitigation Options in the Philippines: Application of the COMAP model. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies to Global Change 6:313-334.

Sathaye, J. A., W. R. Makundi, K. Andrasko, R. Boer, N. H. Ravindranath, P. Sudha, S. Rao, R. Lasco, F. Pulhin, O. Masera, A. Ceron, J. Ordonez, X. Deying, X. Zhang and S. Zuomin. 2001. Carbon Mitigation Potential and Costs of Forestry Options in Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, the Philippines and Tanzania.  Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies to Global Change 6:185-211.

Pulhin, J. M., R.D. Lasco and F.B. Pulhin. 2000-2001. Tropical Forests and Climate Change: Highlighting the Nexus through Environmental Education.  Interspectives, 18:80-86.

Lasco, R.D. and F.B. Pulhin. 2000. Forest Land-use Change in the Philippines and Climate Change Mitigation. Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change Journal. Vol.5 No. 1. Kluwer Publishers. Netherlands. pp81-97.

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