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Activity Report of the Research Group: ”Innovation and Development for Solving Social Problems” 

Research Group: ”Innovation and Development for Solving Social Problems”                   The research group (RG) on Innovation and Development for Solving Social Problems (IDSSP) was launched early 2022 with the objective of tackling common issues observed in the world and sharing solutions and lessons learned in the process of innovative approaches that can be applicable elsewhere. We had several events in 2022. We organized a roundtable session for the 23rd JASID Spring Conference and invited two...

Request to all JASID members: Attendance Confirmation for the 33rd General Assembly (Deadline: December 3)

Hello, this is the JASID Secretariat. As you are aware, the upcoming “33rd JASID Annual Conference” will be held on December 3 (Sat.) and 4 (Sun.) at Meiji University. The “33rd General Assembly” will be held in conjunction with the conference as follows. The 33rd General Assembly Date: Sunday, December 4, 2022, 16:40 -18:10 (tentative) Venue: In-person at Liberty Hall, Meiji University and Zoom Webinar Agenda: FY2022’s Activity Report, Financial Report, and Internal Control...

Activity Report of the Research Group: ”Innovation and Development for Solving Social Problems” 

Activity Report in the FY 2022 (Oct. 2021-Sept. 2022) IDSSP (Innovation and Development for Solving Social Problems) was launched in January 2022 after its establishment was approved in the 32nd Annual Conference of JASID in Nov. 2021. This research group was created to provide a platform for researchers in the field of international development to exchange ideas and share knowledge on the process of solving social issues, which are commonly observed in the World,...

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Q:I don’t have the necessary recommender for membership

Answer 第33回全国大会にて開催された会員総会において、入会時に必要であった推薦者2名を不要とすることが決定されました。このため、入会に際して推薦者の氏名をご記入いただく必要はなくなりました。ただし、会員種別ごとに、以下の情報を追記して頂くことになっております。 正会員 1. 入会のきっかけに関するアンケート ご入会のきっかけとなった学会員の氏名と所属機関の記入欄が設けられました。入力必須の項目ではありませんが、調査にご協力をお願いいたします。 2. CVのアップロード 「学生証または在学証明書(学生のみ必須)」の欄に、CVのPDFファイルをアップロードしてください(書式自由)。必須ではございませんが、よりご興味のある情報を提供できるようご協力をお願いいたします。 学生会員 指導教員情報(必須) 項目に、指導教員の氏名と所属、連絡先メールアドレスを記載してください(非会員でも構いません)。学部生等で指導教員がいないばあいは、本部事務局までお問い合わせください。 本件にかんするお問い合わせ先 国際開発学会・本部事務局


[Important!] To those who plan to be the Society member to present at the JASID Annual Conference

The Japan Society for International Development (JASID) admits only members (regular members, student members, and honorary members) to make presentations at the Annual and Spring Conferences. The submission of proposals includes those for individual oral and poster presentations, as well as for organized sessions and round tables. If you consider newly becoming a member aiming to present at the 33rd Annual Conference to be held on December 3 or 4, 2022, please note the...


The 1st Announcement: The 23nd JASID Spring Conference

The 23rd JASID Spring Conference webpage uploaded the first announcement and starts accepting application. In order to apply, please see https://www.jasidconference.org/ The 23rd JASID Spring Conference Executive Committee 【The 1st Announcement】 The 23rd JASID Spring Annual Conference is scheduled to be held on 18 June 2022, Saturday, ONLINE. The overall theme of this Conference is “Do you know, we have already been doing SDGs.” As in the previous years, (1) oral presentations (open topic),...

Activity Report of the Research Group: ”Innovation and Development for Solving Social Problems” 

Research Group: ”Innovation and Development for Solving Social Problems”                   This research group (RG) was proposed last year to aim for discussing innovative approaches to tackle social problems, which are common in the world and need attention. The research topic also reflects on the theme of the 31st JASID Annual Conference, organized by Tsuda University, which commemorated its 120th anniversary in 2020; “Time for Change: Innovation for Inclusive Society”. Members consist of the Executive Chair,...


Uploading: 32th Annual Conference (by Dec. 19)

All videos of the JASID 32nd Annual Conference are available from Dec. 6 to Dec. 19 for participants. The video of the plenary symposium is open to the public at https://youtu.be/By68I9Ag_UA from Dec. 6 to Dec. 19.


The 32nd JASID Annual Conference (#3)

We received many applications for our conference this year. All the applications were reviewed at the Conference Organization Committee on Sep. 22, and all the decisions were sent to the applicants. We would like to ask the applicants to confirm it. Twenty-nine sessions (education, medicine, health, agriculture, disaster reconstruction, COVID-19, civil society, and peace etc.) will be held at the 32nd JASID Annual Conference: six organized sessions, nine roundtables, fourteen oral presentation sessions, and...

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Q: Can a non-member make presentation at the conference?

A: No. Only JASID members can make a presentation. However, non-members can report in the planning session and round table session, but only JASID members can submit the proposal of the planning or round table session. If you wish to make an oral presentation or a poster presentation in the conference, please submit your application by the end of July for the annual conference, or by the end of February for the spring conference....

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Q: How long does it take to be approved after applying for membership?

Answer 入会の可否は不定期に開催される「常任理事会」において審議されます。このため、入会可否の通知が届くまでには、申請のタイミングによって2~3カ月程度かかることもございます。 その後、初年度会費の支払・確認と会員番号の付与が完了してから会員サービスの享受が可能となります。このため、入会申込から会員資格を得るまでに最大4カ月ほどかかるとお考えください。 全国大会・春季大会での発表や、学会誌への投稿を検討されている方は、お早めに入会申請手続きをお済ませください。 申請後の手続きの流れについては、以下のページをご参照ください。 本件にかんするお問い合わせ先 国際開発学会・本部事務局


Conference Organization

We plan and prepare for the conferences, supporting the organization committee of respective host institutions YAMADA, Shoko (Chair) FUJIKURA, Ryo YAMAGATA, Tatsufumi KONNO, Nao SHIMAZU, Yuki SEKIYA, Yuichi HAYASHI, Yutaka LIU, Jing

Development and Business

In the era of SDGs, the actors involved in development activities in Global South are increasing from international organizations, aid agencies, and NGOs, to large and small private companies. In this study group of Development and Business will pay particular attention to Japanese SME actors (including large companies and multinational companies in some cases), and how private companies can contribute to solving “development problems / social problems in developing countries”. We will focus on...

Development Approach to Human Security of Children

‘Human security’ is a concept to address safety and security of individual human beings, complementing the traditional concept of state security. It is also a concept to recapture security from the perspectives of protecting people from threats and hazard against their lives, livelihood and dignity, and of empowering people to become more resilient to such threats and hazard, adapting to such social environment. The objectives of this research group “Development Approach to Human Security...


Official website of the JASID Conference The latest information will be posted on the conference official website. Next Conferece The 34th Annual Conference Information on previous conference Annual Conference (in Japanese) Spring Conference (in Japanese) Conference Proceedings (in Japanese, Members only) Best Poster Presentation Awards (in Japanese) https://jasid.org/activities_category/best-poster-presentation-award/ Convention-Related Information



The association selects and commends excellent publication works every year. Four types of awards -Main Association Award, Encouragement Award and Committee Special Award, and Thesis Award- are given to works published in around last two years. The invitation to the award contest usually starts in May every fiscal year, and awarding ceremony is held at the annual conference in around December.


JASID Prize Selection

JASID Prizes and Poster Presentation Awards The prize selection committee is in charge of evaluation and selection on the JASID Prizes and the Poster Presentation Awards. JASID Prizes are categorized into Grand Prize, Encouragement Prize, Journal Paper Prize and Committee Special Award. Grand Prize is awarded to the distinguished book or monograph; Journal Paper Prize is awarded to an excellent paper published in an academic journal on the field of international development including the...