The Honorable Jose Ma. Clemente Sarte Salceda, Governor of the Province of Albay and Co-chair of the Board of Directors, United Nations Green Climate Fund; and Dr. Juan M. Pulhin, Professor and Dean of the College of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of the Philippines Los Baños and Coordinating Lead Author, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group II, Fifth Assessment Report will serve as resource persons of the 10th policy roundtable. Gov. Salceda will discuss Financing Mechanisms for Mainstreaming CCA while Dr. Pulhin will talk about Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) in the Agriculture Sector: Approaches and Entry Points, Challenges and Prospects.
Participants will come from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Vietnam. Joining them will be the team from SEARCA composed of Dr. Luis Rey I. Velasco, Senior Fellow; Dr. Bessie M. Burgos and Ms. C. Nyhria G. Rogel, Acting Program Head and Program Specialist, respectively, of the Research and Development Department; and Dr. Maria Celeste H. Cadiz and Dr. Mailiza V. Ticsay, Program Head and Unit Head, respectively, of the Knowledge Management Department and Knowledge Resources Unit of the same Department. Dr. Ticsay is also the Focal Person for the Sub-regional Thematic Node for Agriculture of APAN.
The Policy Roundtable Series is a regular forum that tackles issues of regional importance, particularly in transition economies of Southeast Asia.