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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Affiliation
Meiji Gakuin University
Job Title
Professor
E-mail
godo@eco.meijigakuin.ac.jp

Latest Submission from Japan

2023.11.21
ABSTRACT Local commons, which are necessary and indispensable for agriculture, have been managed autonomously by an organization composed of village residents (hereinafter referred to as "management organization"). However, due to the decline of agriculture and the aging of the population with...
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2023.11.16
ABSTRACT In recent years, smart agriculture has been promoted as a means of reducing wastes in rice farming in Japan, departing from conventional farming methods. We focus on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)—Internet-of-Things (IoT) technologies that could bring innovation to the rice farming...
Country: Japan Topic: Smart agriculture
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2023.10.27
ABSTRACT The Isahaya Bay Land Reclamation Project in Nagasaki Prefecture has been Japan’s largest public farmland investment project for 40 years. This project comprises three elements: (1) constructing a 7-kilometer-long sea dyke at the mouth of Ishaya Bay and desalting its inner water by...
Country: Japan Topic: Fisheries
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2023.05.12
ABSTRACT The Japanese rice fish, also known as medaka, is increasing in popularity as ornamental fish. The mutant breeding of new varieties of non-wild medaka is booming among medaka lovers. However, there is no generally accepted framework for labeling non-wild medaka varieties, which causes...
Country: Japan Topic: Fisheries
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2022.11.23
ABSTRACT Sustainable intensification is vital to ensuring food security in Japan in view of the low food self-sufficiency rate (37% on a calorie basis, 66% on a price basis in 2020). As a result, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) launched the initiative known as “...
Country: Japan Topic: Agriculture
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