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JIRCAS DIVERSITY Project International Workshop
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JIRCAS DIVERSITY Project International Workshop
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Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences

Date
2017-2-16(Thu)
Place
Okura Frontier Hotel Tsukuba Annex 1F "Subaru" (1-1364-1 Azuma, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0031, Japan)
Program
09:30-10:00 Registration
10:00-10:10 Opening address

by Masa Iwanaga, JIRCAS president

Program 1 Workshop on “Work-life Balancing” and “Career” issues for women researchers

Chair: Dr. Fumika Sen, JIRCAS

10:10-10:20 Introduction of the project

Dr. Masayoshi Saito
JIRCAS

10:20-10:50 Lessons for womens’ successful careers and personal balance

Professor Jean Kinsey
Department of Applied Economics, University Minnesota

10:50-11:20 My view on “Women in Research Institute” from experience in Thailand and observation in Japan

Ms. Patcharee Tungtrakul
Institute of Food Research and Product Development, Kasetsart University

11:20-11:50 Discussion

11:50-12:00 Conclusions:

Prof. Toshie Awaya
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

12:00-12:10 Group Photo

 

12:10-13:10    <Lunch>

Program 2 Workshop on “Value chain of local food and consumers’ needs”

Chair: Dr. Fumika Sen, JIRCAS

Keynotes

13:10-13:40 Expanded attributes in the food value chain: New consumer expectations and new producer responsibilities

Professor Jean Kinsey
Department of Applied Economics, University Minnesota

13:40-14:10 Effort in Thailand for food value chain establishment and international collaboration

Ms. Patcharee Tungtrakul
Institute of Food Research and Product Development, Kasetsart University

Research activities report

14:10-14:35 Producer analysis of buckwheat farmers

Professor Zhao Minjuan
College of Economics and Management, Northwest A&F university

14:35-15:00 An analysis on consumer behavior of rice in metropolises in China

Dr. Zhoulin
Institute of Food and Nutrition Development, Ministry of Agriculture, China

15:00-15:15 Coffee break

15:15-15:40 Value chain of packed rice in Thailand

Dr. Prapinwadee Sirisupluxana
Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Kasetsart University

15:40-16:05 Development of the agricultural value chain in Laos: From the policy aspect

Dr. Phonevilay Sinavong
Department of Planning and Cooperation, National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute, Laos

16:05-16:30 General Discussion

16:30-16:40 Conclusions

Dr. Yukiyo Yamamoto
JIRCAS

18:00-20:00 Reception

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