Atsuyuki Asami


Study Country: China, pre-war Japan

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Yoshiaki Nakada

Assistant Professor

Study Country: Thailand
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Ken Miura

Assistant Professor

Study Country: Zambia

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Graduate Students

Ph.D. candidates

Bertha Lillian Mkandawire

JSPS RONPAKU PhD candidate

Joint European Master in comparative local development, University of Trento, Italy

Research theme: Agricultural production, time use, gender, and child health: Evidence from an introduction of easy-to-cook diets for farmers in Malawi

Countries of experience: Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique

MA candidates

Khadija Kaffa

BA in management, Faculty of Legal, Economic and Social Sciences, Ibn Zohr University;

MA in financial management, Faculty of Management, International University of Agadir;

Research theme: Contract farming in African Developing countries (Morocco).

Liangchen Zhang

BA in Economics, Faculty of Economics, Fudan University.

Research theme: Economic growth in developing countries.

Pradnya Paramarini

Double degree MA candidate (Bandung Institute of Technology)

B.S. in Microbiology, School of Life Science and Technology, Bandung Institute of Technology

Research theme: Agricultural development and farmers’ resilience.

Rentaro Shioi

BA in Sustainable Resource Economics, Faculty of Bioresources, Mie University.

Research theme: Agricultural cooperatives in sub-Saharan Africa.

Kyuma Miyashita

BA in Economics, Faculty of Economics, The International University of Kagoshima

Research theme: (1) Effectiveness of poverty reduction strategies, (2) Culture and development

Hassan Sulaiman

BA Agricultural Economics and Extension Technology, Federal University of Technology Minna. Nigeria.

Research theme: Gender Studies, Climate Change and Agriculture, Sustainable Rural Development, Conservation Farming, and Rural Household Livelihood Security.



2022: 6 Seniors and 5 Juniors

2021: 5 Seniors and 5 Juniors

2020: 2 Seniors and 5 Juniors


  • Seiichi Hasegawa, 2021 (MA)

  • Daisuke Yamazoe, 2021 (MA)