Professor of Statistics and Dean
College of Arts and Sciences
University of the Philippines Los Banos
Felino P. Lansigan is a Professor of Statistics at the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB). He is currently the Dean of the UPLB College of Arts and Sciences and co-chair of the UPLB Climate Risk Studies Center. He is member of the Philippine Climate Change Commission technical panel of experts in ecology and environment. He is also a Lead Author of the IPCC Working Group II for the Second and Fifth Assessment Reports (2001 and 2014). He served as Team Leader of the DA-FAO-MDGF project on capacity building and climate change adaptation in the fragile ecosystem of the Cordillera region in northern Philippines (2009-2011). He is presently the Team Leader of the World Bank-DENR-PhilCCAP (Philippine Climate Change Adaptation Project) component on Climate Change Resilience of Protected Areas. Professor Lansigan is currently Regional Coordinator of the ASEAN-GIZ-SEARCA Initiative on the Promotion of Climate Resilience in Rice and other Crops. Professor Lansigan has authored and co-authored a number of scientific articles published in international journals as well as books and monographs. He is a Coordinating Lead Author of the book Changing Philippine Climate: Impacts on Agriculture and Natural Resources published by UP Press in 2014.
Session 3D: Opportunities for Up-scaling Ecosystem-based Climate Change Adaptation Measures as Risk Management Strategy in Crop Production in Southeast Asia