Yoshihisa Godo

Yoshihisa Godo

Yoshihisa Godo received his PhD degree from the University of Kyoto in 1992. His areas of research include development economics and agricultural economics. Professor Godo’s Development Economics (3rd edition), co-authored with Yujiro Hayami and published by the Oxford University Press in 2005, is especially well known. His book written in Japanese, Nihon no Shoku to Nou (Food and Agriculture in Japan), received the 28th Suntory Book Prize in 2006, one of the most prestigious academic book prizes in Japan. He belongs to the International Zheng He Society as an honorary advisor.

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Yoshihisa Godo Professor, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan   Identified cases of Japanese cows infected with bovine spongiform encephalopathy Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) is a progressive neurological disorder of cattle that results from infection by prions, which are...
Yoshihisa Godo Professor, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan Introduction The entry of non-agricultural companies into the agricultural industry is a recent trend in Japan. Various types of companies, such as construction companies, staffing agencies, and electrical equipment companies, are...
Community Order in Japanese Agriculture Yoshihisa Godo Professor, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan   Community order and free-market competition Japanese agriculture is not sustainable without community order. To understand the importance of community order, it is useful to...
Country: Japan Topic: Rural development
Yoshihisa Godo Professor, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan   In Japan, the Agricultural Commission is a unique administrative organization system that manages various agricultural land issues at the local level. In spite of its importance, only a few English-language studies have...
Yoshihisa GODO Professor, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan   Rice, being a staple food of the Japanese, is the most important crop in Japan’s agricultural sector. This paper describes the history of Japanese rice policy after the Pacific War up to the present times (note 1). From the...
Country: Japan Topic: Agriculture