Plenary Sessions

Date:26 August, Wednesday, 9:00 - 17:45
Venue: Tsukuba International Congress Hall, Convention Hall 200

Program (Click lecture titles to download the PDF files)

  1. Opening Ceremony    9:00-9:15
  2. Keynote Lecture
    Chairs Time Keynote Lecture Speaker  Affiliation 
    Kazuyuki Yagi(NIAES), Takashi Nagai(FFTC) 9:15-10:00 Building resilience in rural Asia-combining traditional and modern bio-production systems [PDF] / Slides [PDF] Kazuhiko Takeuchi United Nations University/The University of Tokyo, Japan
  3. Coffee break    10:00-10:20
  4. Lectures
    Chairs Time Topic Speaker  Affiliation 
    Shori Yamamoto(NIAES), Milkha S. Aulakh(Banda University of Agriculture & Technology,India) 10:20-10:50 Indonesian environmental challenges toward sustainable agriculture [PDF] / Slides [PDF] Prihasto Setyanto Indonesia Agricultural Environment Research Institute, Indonesia
    10:50-11:20 Impact of climate change on biodiversity: A challenge to agro-ecosystems in South Asia [PDF] / Slides [PDF] Buddhi Marambe University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
    Pradeepa Silva University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
    11:20-11:50 Water resources, floods and agro-environment in Monsoon Asia [PDF] / Slides [PDF] Takao Masumoto National Institute for Rural Engineering, NARO, Japan
  5. Group photo    11:50-12:00
  6. Lunch    12:00-13:30
  7. Lectures (continued)
    Chairs Time Topic Speaker  Affiliation 
    Akira Miyata(NIAES),Sirintornthep Towprayoon(Joint Graduate School of Energy and Environment, Thailand) 13:30-14:00 Soil carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas mitigation in agriculture [PDF] / Slides [PDF] Yasuhito Shirato National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences, Japan
    14:00-14:30 JIRCAS's climate change initiatives for Monsoon Asia [PDF] / Slides [PDF] Yasukazu Hosen Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences, Japan
    14:30-15:00 Climate change adaptation for rice cultivation system in Monsoon Asia [PDF] / Slides [PDF] Fulu Tao Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS, China
    15:00-15:30 Global risk assessment of climate-induced food production shocks: From seasonal scale to the end of this century [PDF] / Slides [PDF] Toshichika Iizumi National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences, Japan
  8. Coffee break    15:30-16:00
  9. General Discussion    16:00-17:40
    Chairs Content
    Kazuyuki Yagi(NIAES), Yasuhiro Yogo(NIAES)
    Review of the lectures
    Introduction to the Parallel Workshops
    Introduction to the other international networks/initiatives
  10. Closing   17:40-17:45

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