Dr. Juan M. Pulhin is full Professor and former Dean of the College of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of the Philippines Los BaƱos (UPLB), Philippines. He also holds the highest rank of UP Scientist III since 2011 in recognition of his scholarly outputs and international scientific standing. He was a four-time Visiting Professor at the University of Tokyo and a Visiting Scholar at the Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan.


Assessing the Community-based Forest Management (CBFM) Program in Philippines through Stocktaking and Forest Fragmentation Analysis
the project aims to come up with an up-to-date assessment of the CBFM Program supported by empirical evidences to guide the government in crafting its future direction, particularly in ensuring sustainable forest management as well as elevate its achievements and importance at the regional level
Action Ready Climate Knowledge to Improve Disaster Risk Management for Smallholder Farmers in the Philippines
Improve the value of information flows between PAGASA and key decision makers involved in managing climate and weather risk of small holder farmers
Research for Development: Payment for Ecosystem Services Outcome for Sustainable Water Provision (R4D: PESO SWaP) in Barobbob Watershed, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines
This action research will design a PES mechanism that is specific to the needs and context of the Barobbob watershed stakeholders to be successful and contribute to the enrichment of the PES experience in the Philippines.
Re-INVEST WPS Project 2
This project is one of the components of the research program entitled "Resource Inventory, Valuation and Policy in Ecosystem Services under Threat (Re-INVEST): The Case of the West Philippine Sea" which will focus on developing physical and monetary accounts using exchange and welfare values for coastal resources and ecosystem services, and shall also demonstrate the use of physical and monetary accounts for policy-making and decision analysis.
The study aims to assess the impacts of traditional and modern bioproduction systems on ecosystem services as influenced by climate change and land use change at a watershed level.
Assessment of Payment for Water Ecosystem Service (P-WES) Initiatives Towards the Development of a Philippine PES Protocol
PES schemes are policy instruments designed to enhance ecosystem goods and services by linking ecosystem users and beneficiaries to environmental service providers through payment options and voluntary arrangements.