Lasco, Rodel D.
Agricultural Sciences

Dr. Lasco spearheaded the Philippine sub-global component of the global Millennium Ecosystems Assessment that is designed to assess the role of ecosystems and their biodiversity in providing services for human well-being.
In recognition of his pioneering and outstanding works and accomplishments in the area of climate change, terrestrial ecosystems, agroforestry, and natural resources management, particularly in climate change mitigation through carbon storage and sequestration that enabled quantification of carbon stocks and rate of sequestration of different land use types.
His scientific works are evident on his publications in national and international journals dealing with the various aspects of natural resources conservation and environmental management.

Birthdate: 21 December 1960