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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.

Prof. Vicente Ballaran

Philippines
Category/iesClimate Science
ExpertiseAgricultural Engineer, Agrometeorologist, Hydrologist, GIS and Remote Sensing Specialist
Institution/ AffiliationUniversity of the Philippines Los Banos, College of Engineering and Agro-Industrial Technology
Educational Background
  • M.S. in Agrometeorology (Minor in Land and Water Resources)
  • B.S. Agricultural Engineering (Major in Agrometeorology and Farm Structures)
Project/s
  • Development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Forecast Based Emergency Preparedness
  • Study Leader- Monitoring the Responses and Productivity of Annual Field Crops; and Development of Intervention Strategies to Enhance Crop Adaptation to Climate Change under the program, Monitoring and Detection of Ecosystems Changes for Enhancing Resilience and Adaptation in the Philippines (MODECERA)
  • Study Leader- Smarter Approaches to Reinvigorate Agriculture as an Industry in the Philippines (SARAI): Project 2 – Vulnerability Assessment and Environmental Characterization and Development of Integrated Crop Management
  • Hydrologist- Formulation of an Integrated River Basin Management and Development Master Plan (IRBMDMP) for Two Major River Basins, namely: Tagoloan River Basin and Agus River Basin
  • Component 2 Leader and GIS specialist/Hydrologist- Building Capacity to Adapt to Climate Change for Selected Southeast Asia Countries: Vulnerability Assessment and Economic Analysis of Adaptation
Publication/s
  • Ballaran, V.G., Dorado, M.A., Saludes, R.B., Bondad, R.M., 2010. "Spatial and Temporal Variations of the La Niña Phenomenon in the Philippines." Philippine Journal of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering. Vol 3 (1): 59-71.
  • Chapter: “Exploring the Potentials of a Technology- Based Flood Early Warning System in Laguna, Philippines: A Cost-Benefit Analysis” in a Book: “COST-BENEFIT STUDIES OF NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN SOUTHEAST ASIA”
  • Household Vulnerability to Climate Change
    in Selected Municipalities in Laguna, Philippines, EEPSEA
  • “A Transdisciplinary Approach to Climate Change Adaptation”
  • “Flood Early Warning System: Viable Low-cost Adaptation for Lakeshore Municipalities in the Sta.Cruz River Watershed”
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