The objectives of the UPLB Interdisciplinary Studies Center for Integrated Natural Resources and Environmental Management are:
- Engage in interdisciplinary RDE projects on natural resources management and environmental protection;
- Demonstrate INREM from theory to practice;
- Engage the different institutions to practice INREM;
- Recommend INREM-based policy and institutional reforms;
- Conduct public education and communication on INREM issues and concerns;
- Develop INREM-based monitoring and evaluation systems.
Area-based Collaboration RDE will allow the engagement of the Center to implement projects on natural resources management and environmental protection and demonstrate INREM from theory to practice.
The program on Public Education and Capacity Building will enhance the understanding of practitioners and project implementers on INREM. It will include awareness raising, information dissemination, dialogue, trainings, seminars, and workshops.
Policy and Institutional Reforms program will enhance the understanding of policy makers and facilitate policy reforms on INREM.
Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) program will develop tools to be used on all INREM programs implemented by the Center, to gauge the progress and effectiveness of INREM.
TECHNICAL WORKING GROUP MEMBERS:
Dr. Juan M. Pulhin, CFNR, Chair
Prof. Ricardo M. Sandalo, CHE, Co-Chair
Dr. Leonardo M. Florece, SESAM
Dr. Ma. Victoria O. Espaldon, SESAM
Dr. Rex Victor O. Cruz, CFNR
Dr. Cristina M. Bajet, CA
Dr. Antonio L. Santos, CAS
Dr. Concorcia E. Reaño, CAS
Dr. Damasa M. Macandog, CAS
Dr. Virginia C. Cuevas, CAS
Prof. Rosario V. Tatlonghari, CDC
Prof. Rosa Filipinas F. Francisco, CDC
Dr. Jovita L. Movillon, CEAT
Dr. Zenaida M. Sumalde, CEM
Dr. Wilfredo M. Carandang, CFNR
Prof. Joan Pauline P. Talubo, CHE
Dr. Josefina T. Dizon, CPAf
Dr. Bella C. Cruzana, CVM
Dr. Michelle Grace V. Paraso, CVM
Dr. Mark Dondi M. Arboleda, SESAM
Dr. Rico C. Ancog, SESAM
Mr. Michael B. Biguelme, OVCRE
Mr. Lawrence N. Garcia, OVCRE
Ms. Catherine C. de Luna, CFNR