Alternative Approaches to Enhancing Small-Scale Livelihoods and Natural Resource Management in

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International Symposium

Alternative Approaches to Enhancing Small-Scale

Livelihoods and Natural Resource Management in

Marginal Areas

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Experience in Monsoon Asia

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Elizabeth Rose Conference Hall, 5 th

Floor, UN House, Tokyo, Japan

29-30 October 2003

Programme

Wednesday, 29 October

10:00-

10:10

10:00-

10:05

10:05-

10:10

10:10-

11:15

10:10-

10:35

10:35-

11:00

11:00-

11:15

Opening Ceremony

Welcome Remarks

Motoyuki Suzuki

, Special Programme Advisor, UNU

Introduction of the Symposium

Luohui Liang

, Academic Programme Officer, UNU

Sess ion I: Keynote Presentations

Chairman:

Ryutaro Ohtsuka

, Professor, Tokyo University

P rospects of Agricultural Biotechnology for Marginal

Areas

A H Zakri

, Director, UNU Institute of Advanced Studies

Smallholder-developed "Hybrid Systems" as

Underutilized Resource: The PLEC experience an

Miguel Pinedo Vasquez

, Scientific Coordinator of PLEC,

Columbia University

Questions & Answers

11:15-

11:30

11:30-

13:00

Coffee Break

Session II: Agro-diversity Management

Chairman:

Eiji Nawata

, Associate Professor, Kyoto

University

Commentator:

Kazuo Watanabe

, Professor, Tsukuba

University

Programme

11:30-

11:50

11:50-

12:10

12:10-

12:30

12:30-

13:00

13:00-

14:00

14:00-

15:30

14:00-

14:20

14:20-

14:40

14:40-

15:00

15:00-

15:30

15:30-

15:45

15:45-

17:15

Agrodiversity Lessons: Examples from the Highlands of

Northern Thailand

Kanok Rerkasem

, Research Scientist, Chiang Mai

University

Dynamics of Rainfed Lowland Rice Varieties in

Northeast Thailand

Shuichi Miyagawa

, Professor, Gifu University

Changes in Agricultural Biodiversity: Implications for

Sustainable Livelihood in the Himalaya

Krishna Gopal Saxena

, Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru

University

Discussion

Lunch Break

Session III: Farm Management and Livelihoods

Chairman:

Iwao Kobori

, Professor, UNU

Commentator:

Yasuyuki Kono

, Associate Professor,

CSEAS, Kyot o University

Multiple Cropping of Slopeland Agriculture in the

Central Part of Japan

Kazutoshi Hoshikawa

, Professor, Shinshu University

Household Options and Limitations in Marginal Upland

Areas in Java

Junko Goto

, Independent regional planning researcher

Potential and Constraints for Intensive Land Use with

Pond Irrigation in Northeast Thailand

Masuo Ando

, Senior Researcher, Japan International

Research Center for Agricultural Sciences

Discussion

Coffee Break

Session IV: Forest Resources Management

Chairman:

Toshiya Ikeda

, Vice-President, Forestry and

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Programme

15:45-

16:05

16:05-

16:25

16:25-

16:45

16:45-

17:15

18:00-

Forest Products Research Institute, Japan

Commentator:

Keshav Lall Maharjan

, Associate

Professor, Hiroshima University

Local Response to a Government Land-allocation

P rogram: The role of NTFPs in M arginal Mountainous

A reas in Lao PDR

Shinya Takeda

, Associate Professor, Kyoto University

Historical Change and Significance regarding the

Management and Utilization of Forest Resources in

Korea

Eui-Gyeong Kim

, Professor, Gyeongsang National

University

Mangrove Forest Rehabilitation in Southeast Asia

Ryuichi Tabuchi

, Leader, Educational Resources Group ,

Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Japan

Discussion

Reception

19:00

Thursday, 30 October

9:30-

11:20

9:30-9:50

9:50-

10:10

Session V: Upscaling Farmers ’ Technology

Chairman:

Yasuyuki Kono

, Associate Professor, CSEAS,

Kyoto University

Commentator:

Yunita T. Winarto

, Visiting Research

Fellow, CSEAS, Kyoto University

Experience in Supervising a Farmer Network for

Sustainable Agriculture Development in Central

Thailand

Prateep Verapattananirund

, Eco-community Vigor

Foundation, Thailand

Employment and Income Effects of Orange Incorporation into Traditional Farming S ystems in the Hill Region of

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Programme

10:10-

10:30

10:30-

10:50

10:50-

11:20

11:20-

11:35

11:3 5-

13:00

11:35-

11:55

11:55-

12:15

12:15-

12:35

Nepal

Shigeki Yokoyama

, Senior Researcher, the Headquarters ,

National Agricultural Research Organization, Japan

New Systems and Technologies for High Quality Citrus

Production, Labor Saving and Orchard Management in

Mountainous Areas of Western Japan

Kunihisa Morinaga

, Chief , Integrated Research Team ,

National Agricultural Research Center for Western

Region, Japan

Development of Indigenous Technologies for Sustainable

Agriculture in Northern Upland Vietnam

Le Quoc Doanh

, Vice Director, Vietnam Agricultural

Science Institute

Discussion

Coffee Break

Session VI: Institutional Reform and Empowerment

Chairman:

M. Taeb

, Research Fellow, UNU/Institute of

Advanced Studies

Commentator:

Masaaki Okamoto

, Associate Professor,

CSEAS, Kyoto University

Agriculture and Forestry Research and Development for improving Upland People’s Livelihood and Natural

Resources Management

Bouahom Bounthong

, Director General, National

Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute, Lao PDR

Community Participation in Resource Management and

Well Being of People in Nepal

Keshav Lall Maharjan

, Associate Professor, Hiroshima

University

Enhancing Off-farm Employment and Migration

Participation: An alternative Approach to Enhancing

Small-scale Livelihoods and NRM in Poor A reas of China

Linxiu Zhang

, Vice Director, Center for Chinese

Agricultural Policy, Chinese Academy of Sciences

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Programme

12:35-

13:00

13:00-

14:00

14:00-

15:30

Discussion

Lunch Break

Session VII: Synthesis and Agenda for Action

Chairman:

Koji Tanaka

, Director, Center for Southeast

Asian Studies, Kyoto University

Reports from Session Chairs

Discussion

Conclusions

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