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Kyoto Environment and Development Seminar #13, on June 30 [for Members and Generals]

The Kyoto Environment and Development seminar series (zoom) are open to anyone, and so feel free to join us. For participation, prior registration is required here. https://sites.google.com/view/aes-kyotonre Kyoto Environment and Development Seminar #13 June 30 How do small-scale cassava farmers overcome global issues? –cassava profit and technical efficiency in Cambodia Date&Time: June 30 Thus, 10:30-11:30 (JST) Language: English Venue: Zoom Web Seminar Speaker: Hisako Nomura (Kyusyu University) Abstract: Abstract: Cassava farmers are facing economic...

Kyoto Environment and Development Seminar #11, on June 9 [for Members and Generals]

The Kyoto Environment and Development seminar series (zoom) are open to anyone, and so feel free to join us. For participation, prior registration is required here. https://sites.google.com/view/aes-kyotonre Kyoto Environment and Development Seminar #11 June 9 Verifying seafood ecolabeling as a certification of sustainable fish stock Date & Time: June 9, 2022, Thursday, 10:30-11:30 (JST) Language: English Venue: Zoom Web Seminar Speaker: Hiroki Wakamatsu (PRIMAFF: Policy Research Institute of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and...

Kyoto Environment and Development Seminar #10, on May 26 [for Members and Generals]

The Kyoto Environment and Development seminar series (zoom) are open to anyone, and so feel free to join us. For participation, prior registration is required here. https://sites.google.com/view/aes-kyotonre Kyoto Environment and Development Seminar #10 Date & Time: May 26, 2022, Thursday, 16:45-17:45 (JST) Language: English Venue: Zoom Web Seminar Speaker: Stein Holden (Norwegian University of Life Sciences) Title: Is diminishing impatience in time-dated risky prospects explained by probability weighting? (Paper: https://www.nmbu.no/download/file/fid/54426 This is work in progress that...

Kyoto Environment and Development Seminar #9, on May 19 [for Members and Generals]

The Kyoto Environment and Development seminar series (zoom) are open to anyone, and so feel free to join us. For participation, prior registration is required here. https://sites.google.com/view/aes-kyotonre Kyoto Environment and Development Seminar #9 Date & Time: May 19, 2022, Thursday, 10:30-11:30 (JST) Language: English Venue: Zoom Web Seminar Speaker: Ai Takeuchi (Ritsumeikan University) Title: Flood risk and household waste management: An experimental study of the effect of information provision on the avoidance of probabilistic...

Manufacturing in Africa and Asia

This study group will focus on how people in developing countries with low incomes, such as those in Africa and Asia, are involved in manufacturing in a broad sense, acquire skills, utilize them, and fabricate their lives. This study is aimed at exploring these issues based on empirical cases as much as possible, while taking into account the theoretical backgrounds or labor and educational studies. In the past, Japanese academic research in particular have...

Resilience of Development and SDGs

The former research division named JASID-SDGs has finished its activity in success to examine “Transformation of the world: the 2030 agenda for sustainable development”, including sustainable development and “sustainable development targets (SDGs)” based on multi-disciplinary academic perspectives, as a leading academic society for international development and cooperation. The newly formed research group will inherit the result and network of JASID-SDGs and additionally, it will consider the concept of resilience as the significance topic of...

Internal Internationalization Study

The purpose of this study group is to define “internal internationalization” in terms of employment, education, health-care and community. We aim to achieve this via field work, public lectures and symposium, in a collaborative effort throughout the industry-academia-government network. This network consists of private companies, research institutions, schools, the public sector, and civil societies.  In addition, we intend to disseminate our research and insights to the general public, not only to JASID members. “Internal...

Development and Nutrition Improvement

Contributing factors of malnutrition is diverse, including food insecurity (increased food demand due to global population growth, decrease in agricultural productivity, and rising crop demand for crop speculation), insufficient and inappropriate food intake, lack of nutritional knowledge and information, infectious diseases by poor sanitation, limited access to health services, and constraints to raise household income for the poor. The importance of addressing malnutrition multisectorally have been previously recognized, however, several obstacles have hindered the...

Exploring Local Community Development in View of Market-State-Community Relations

Under the s way of growth fetishism’ resulting in development practices that infringe up on our biosphere ’s limits and human wellbeing, there has been a surge of interest in local community development. It is plausible, with recourse to community based approaches, to envision a road map to the establishment of a green and caring economy because, in a local community , people are normally positioned to use locally available resources in a more...

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...

Ethical Agri-food Systems and Rural Development

Ethical agri-food systems and rural development Poverty alleviation is placed as the first object in the SDGs as well as in the MDGs. Most impoverished people are peasants in the Global South. Accordingly, the SDGs put a high priority on rural development. However, it is difficult for peasants to get out of poverty under the current global agri-food system. Although Fair Trade (FT) has a potential to solve such difficulty by providing an alternative...