Rizza Karen Veridiano

Research themes
  • Science Policy
  • Environmental and climate change
  • Ecosystem services
  • Biodiversity
Research countries
  • Philippines

Master of Science (Environmental Science)

Bachelor of Science (Forestry)

Research affiliation

Thünen Institute of International Foresty and Forest Economics

Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, Germany

Thesis title

Policy, practice and people: towards science-based climate-resilient forest management in the Philippines

Cooperation partners

Visayas State University, Leyte, Philippines

Isabela State University, Isabela, Philippines

University of the Philippines, Laguna, Philippines

Forest Foundation Philippines, Makati, Philippines

Supervisors of
doctoral work

PD Dr. Christine Schimtt

Jun.-Prof. Lisa Biber-Freudenberger

Advisor at ZEF

PD Dr. Christine Schimtt

Jun.-Prof. Lisa Biber-Freudenberger


Veridiano, R.K.; Schröder, J.M.; Come, R.; Baldos, A.; Günter, S.  2020.  Towards Forest Landscape Restoration Programs in the Philippines: Evidence from Logged Forests and Mixed-Species Plantations.  Environments, 7(3)   : 22   . (Open Access)   Download [PDF]
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Singh M, Friess D.A., Vilela B, de Alban J.D.T., Monzon A.K.V., Veridiano R.K.A. and Tumaneng, R.D.  2017.  Spatial relationships between above-ground biomass and bird species biodiversity in Palawan, Philippines.  PLoS ONE, 12(12)   : 22   . (Open Access)   Further Information


Lasco, R.D., Veridiano, R.K.A., Habito, M. and Pulhin, F.B.  2013.  Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation plus (REDD+) in the Philippines: will it make a difference in financing forest development?.  Mitig Adapt Strateg Glob Change , 18   : 15   . Download [PDF]
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Junior Researcher


Ecology and Natural Resources Management