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KC3 provides a long list of experts and practitioners not only on climate change but also on cross-cutting issues such as natural resources management, agroforestry, economics, among others.

Fr. Roberto Yap SJ

Philippines
Category/ies
  • Natural Resources Management/Ecosystem Management
  • Differential Impact and Vulnerability Assessment
  • Communication and Advocacy
  • Climate Economics and Finance
  • Information Technology and Innovation Management
ExpertiseGIS, environmental economy, climate impact research, advocacy and lobbying, Sustainable Development, Natural Resource Management, Sustainable Economic Development, Climate Change Economics
Institution/ AffiliationXavier University, Ateneo de Cagayan
Educational Background
  • PhD in Economics, University College London
  • Master in Public Policy, Harvard University
  • MA in Theology, Bachelor in Sacred Theology (STB), Graduated Summa Cum Laude, Loyola School of Theology, Ateneo de Manila University
  • MA in Economics, New School for Social Research
  • AB in Economics, Honors Program, Graduated Cum Laude, Ateneo de Manila University
Project/s
  • Economic valuation of health damages from air pollution from transportation in Metro Manila (2003), Integrated Environmental Strategies project for Manila Observatory
  • “Dialogue Forum on Adaptation to Climate Change in the Philippines,” (2009), Research and conference conducted under the sponsorship of Misereor (Germany); Institute for Social and Development Studies, Jesuit Munich School of Philosophy; Postdam Institute for Climate Impact Research; and Munich Re Foundation
  • “Calculation of the carbon emission factor of the electricity grids in the Philippines,” (2005), Research conducted for the Department of Environment and Natural Resources under the sponsorship of CDM Integrated Capacity Strengthening program of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Japan
  • “Capacity Development for the Clean Development Mechanism in the Philippines,” (2002-2005), Capacity building project conducted under the sponsorship of Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the United Nations Environment Programme Riso Centre for the Philippine Inter-Agency Committee for Climate Change
  • “Establishment of the Clean Development Mechanism National Authority, Operational Framework and Support Systems for the Philippines,” (2004), Project conducted under the sponsorship of The Royal Netherlands Government through the United Nations Development Programme for the Philippine Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Economic valuation of health damages from air pollution from transportation in Metro Manila, (2003) Integrated Environmental Strategies project for Manila Observatory
Publication/s
  • PhD Thesis: Economics of tropical forest policy:
    analyzing the impact of market uncertainty
    and special interest lobbying
  • MS Thesis: Tenure reform for sustainable forestry in the Philippines
Email Addressopxueduph
Online Profilehttps://www.researchgate.net/profile/Roberto_Yap