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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

A: At the General Assembly held at the 33rd annual conference, it was decided to eliminate the need for two recommenders who were required at the time of admission to membership. Therefore, it is no longer necessary to provide the names of your recommenders upon admission to membership. However, the following information is required for each membership category. for Full Member Questionnaire on reasons for membership A space has been provided for you to...


[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...

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,...

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 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. 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/category-ja/annual-conference-sp-conference/awards-poster/ 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...