International Seminar:”Current Status and Challenges of Sustainable Forest Management in Borneo”

”Current Status and Challenges of Sustainable Forest Management in Borneo: Views from governments, private sectors, NGOs, and local communities” 【Date】December 9-10, 2013 【Venue】Inamori Fundation Memorial Building, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan  On December 9 and 10, our project held an international seminar ”Current Status and Challenges of Sustainable Forest Management in Borneo: Views from governments, private sectors, NGOs, and local communities with the co-hosted of Southeast Asian Studies for Sustainable Humanosphere research program.  The two-day seminar drew about 120 participants from Japan and overseas and was concluded with success.  From this Project, Samejima and Soda made their presentations based on the researches and studies of the […]

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Introduction of Malaysian Palm Oil Board Library et al. [Jason Hon]

Malaysian Palm Oil Board Library Location:Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia Direction  To get here, it is recommended that you take a taxi. It is quite difficult to find the direction, so please have a map in hand to show the taxi driver. Also, arrange for a pick up time. For further information, please refer here.  Entrance to MPOB is the same as Petronas, drive past Akademi Kementerian Pertahanan Awam, and MPOB main entrance is next to it. At the entrance, obtain a pass to enter the premise. Leave a copy of personal identification behind eg driver’s licence. The doors are locked automatically. To open them (eg to get to the […]

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Special International Seminar at Kuching, Sarawak

June 29, 2012 HUMAN-NATURE INTERACTIONS OF THE RIVERINE SOCIETIES IN SARAWAK:A Transdisciplinary Approach a special international seminar held at Kuching, Sarawak Malaysia  The seminar was planned and executed by CSEAS, Kyoto University(Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S): Planted Forests in Equatorial Southeast Asia: Human-nature Interactions in High Biomass Society) co-sponsored by Institute of East Asian Studies, UNIMAS and Sarawak Forestry Corporation.  The objective of the seminar was to propel the collaborations with other researchers overseas and local scholars and to give feedback our research outcomes. The seminar successfully gathered government officials, university researchers, NGO members, corporate officials, media members and members of various research institutions. As many as 70 participants were […]

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The 46th annual meeting of the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology

The 46th annual meeting of the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology Our project had a workshop at the 46th annual meeting of the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology. The details are as below: Workshop “Tropical forest and its society – the prospect of an ethnographic study of Sarawak” Date:June 23, 2012(Sta.)9:30-12:25 Venue:G(K110) Coordinator:Goro Hasegawa(J.F. Overlin University) Presentation 1  Yumi Kato(Research Institute for Humanity and Nature)      “They dynamism of human-nature relationship – a discussion of a case of Sihan” Presentation 2 Kyoko Sakuma(ASAFAS, Kyoto University)      “The views on human-forests interactions based on resource utilization – the case of birds’ nest hunting by the Bulawan people” Presentation 3  Tetsu […]

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Our panel session at BRC (Borneo Research Council) Conference

June 26, 2012 The members of this project participated in BRC (Borneo Research Council) Conference at Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) in Borneo and held a special panel session. At the session we could have many positive feedback from the participants. Among others, we were pleased to get acquainted with the researchers from universities overseas. A member of the Australian National University gave us a frank observation to our presentation which encouraged us a lot. We were fortunate to have an opportunity to share our opinions with a research group who had a presentation called “Political Ecology of the Kapuas River” comprising a group of researchers of Universität Bonn and Universität […]

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