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THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON
SUSTAINABILITY SCIENCE IN ASIA (ICSS-ASIA)
MARCH 2-4, 2011, HANOI, VIETNAM

 

Organized by Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science (IR3S), The University of Tokyo and Vietnam National University, Hanoi
Co-organized by Asian Institute of Technology Vietnam (AITVN) and United Nations University

Uraban Rural -Food production- Session:

 

At present, from 8.3 hundred million to 10.2 hundred million undernourished people are in the world and almost all of them reside in developing nations. In addition, it is predicted that the world population reach to about 9.1 billion by 2050, increasing from 6.5 billion in current. Increasing food production is urgently required to keep pace with the situation change. However, environmental for agricultural production become severe since decreasing arable land, climate change arising from global warming, soil salinisation, scarcity of water and phosphorus are projected. Sort of “Second Green Revolution” is awaited such that increasing food production might be attained on the premise of those serious environmental changes. In other words, mitigation and adaptation strategy for agricultural production is required urgently. It will be presented that current activities of international and national agricultural research station, academia and so on from not only the view of natural science but also social science in this session, firstly. Mitigation and adaptation strategy for agricultural production will be discussed based on those presentations, secondly.

March 2 (Wed)

16:00-18:00

Hirotaka Matsuda (The University of Tokyo, Japan) PDF

Akihiko KAmoshita (The University of Tokyo, Japan) PDF

Vo Tong Xuan (Tan Tao University, Vietnam) PDF

Kazuhiko Yagi (JICA, Cambodia) PDF

Dinh Thi Hai Van (Hanoi University of Agriculture, Vietnam) PDF

Bui Chi Buu (Institute of Agricultural Science for Southern Vietnam) PDF

 

 

 

 


Contact:
ICSS-Asia secretariat office, Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science (IR3S), The University of Tokyo, Japan

Email: icssasia2011(at)ir3s.u-tokyo.ac.jp