JIRCAS Social Science Researcher Receives FMSJ Best Paper Award

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Dr. Junji Koide, Researcher of the Social Sciences Division received the ‘Best Paper Award’ from the Farm Management Society of Japan (FMSJ) in a ceremony held on September 7, 2019 in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the Farm Management Society of Japan held in Sendai, Miyagi Pref.

Dr. Junji Koide, Researcher of the Social Sciences Division received the ‘Best Paper Award’ from the Farm Management Society of Japan (FMSJ) in a ceremony held on September 7, 2019 in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the Farm Management Society of Japan held in Sendai, Miyagi Pref. The award is given to a paper with remarkable achievements among the papers published in the Japanese Journal of Farm Management.

The award-winning paper entitled “Development of An Improved Farm Management Model for African Smallholders: Case of the Nacala Corridor in Northern Mozambique” and published in October 2018 (Vol. 56, No. 3) was co-authored with Dr. Ryuichi Yamada (Tokyo University of Agriculture) and Dr. Wataru Oishi (University of Tsukuba). The farm management model was constructed using a linear programming approach based on the measured and actual values ​​of production and livelihoods of small-scale farms collected in the three areas of the Nacala Corridor with different agricultural ecological environments. 

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FMSJ Best Paper Award Certificate