Dr. Sumalde Probes the Topic of "How Much Do Households in a Watershed Pay for Damages and Adaptation Strategies During Extreme Event?" During a Paper Presentation at SEARCA ADSS
Los Banos, Philippines -- Dr. Zenaida M. Sumalde, Director of the Institute of Cooperatives and Bio-Enterprise Development (ICOPED) presented the research findings of a study entitled "How Much Do Households in a Watershed Pay for Damages and Adaptation Strategies During Extreme Event?" at the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) Agriculture and Development Seminar Series (ADSS) on June 7, 2016 at Drilon Hall, SEARCA, College, Laguna.
The paper , which was co-authored by Armand Christopher C. Rola, Karen P. Quilloy and Agnes C. Rola, is an output of the project, "Food Security, Environment Interactions under Climate Change," which was funded by UP Diliman Center for Integrative and Development Studies and was implemented by UPLB Team in 2014-2015.
This was the second time that Dr. Sumalde presented the results of this study. The first time was at the 5th EAAERE Congress in Taiwan last August 5-7, 2015 through SEARCA's Travel Grants Program.
Dr. Sumalde is a Professor at the Department of Economics, College of Economics and Management (CEM), University of the Philippines Los Banos. (LSCruz)