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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.

Dr. Cleofe S. Torres

Philippines
ExpertiseScience communication, development journalism, social marketing, social mobilization/advocacy, environmental communication, conservation, community involvement/participation, social forestry
Institution/ AffiliationCollege of Development Communication (CDC), University of the Philippines Los Banos (UPLB)
Educational Background
  • BSDC (Major in Development Journalism), 1977
  • Masters diploma in MSDC. 1980
  • PhD in Extension Education (cognate in development communication and social forestry), 1988
Project/s
  • Project Leader, Collaborative Change Communication (CCComdev) global portal being funded by FAO on knowledge and information sharing among various stakeholders on climate change adaptation and DRM among vulnerable groups in various parts of the world; works in partnership with regional portals in Africa, Latin America and Asia
  • Consultant, Communication Assessment and Action Plan for Livelihood Adaptation to Climate Change (LACC) Project in Bangladesh (2009-2010)
  • Consultant, Rural Radio Initiatives under the Coastal Climate Resilient Infrastructure Project (CCRIP) in Bangladesh focusing on local communication planning and implementation of rural radio programs in support of infrastructure and technologies for coastal climate resilience in Bangladesh
  • Katuwang [partner]: building partnership in CBNRM [Community-based Natural Resource Management] through adaptive learning: the Philippine experience by CS Torres, CH Cadiz, WB Dagli, LN Gutierrez
Publication/s
  • Agroecosystem analysis of Makiling forest reserve, Philippines
    by RV Cruz, HA Francisco, CS Torres
  • Rural Communication Services in the Delivery and Adoption of Saline-Tolerant Rice Variety among Farmers in Amtali, Barguna District, Bangladesh by MK Hassan, CS Torres, SB Jamias, MATH Velasco, MC Ocampo
  • POWER AND COMMUNICATION IN THE PARTICIPATORY UPLAND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM IN THE DAMPALIT WATERSHED OF THE MAKILING FOREST RESERVE (MFR), PHILIPPINES by MO Moscoso, MCH Cadiz, AG Flor, CS Torres, VR Cardenas, Philippine Journal of Development Communication 6 (1)
  • Environmental risk perception factors influencing risk communication behavior of upland farmers in the Dampalit watershed, Makiling Forest Reserve, Philippines by AS Peria, CS Torres, BPG Flor, JM Pulhin, Journal on Tropical Forests and Natural Resources
  • Discovering New Roads to Development Volume 1: The Environmental Resource Management Connection by CS Torres, AFF Abrina, JHP Patricio, SL Aye, ND Briones, AE Pasa
Email Addresscstorresdevcomeduph
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