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Expert NameDr. Masao Toyama
TitleAssociate Professor
DivisionArid Land Research Center, Tottori University
Institution Arid Land Research Center, Tottori University
Telephone81 857 29-4202
Work ExperienceInternational comparative study of interactive impact between desertification/land degradation and human activities in Asia - surveyed the situation of desertification in selected Asia countries in various arid regions, through review of documents and case studies implemented by parallel study teams, (includign participation to field survey in Radjasthan, India) - analyzed interactive impact of human activities and desertification in each country, - proposed the direction for the contribution to control desertification through international comparative study Systematic identification and categorization of desertification/land degradation control technolgies - identified and categorized technologies to combat desertification/land degradation more systematic, by analyszing the projects which have been successfully implemented in different parts of the world. - identified those technologies which should be rapidly developed and applied and be most effective in combating desertific
QualificationsBachelor of Agriculture, Tottori, university 1965 Master of Agriculture, Kyushu, University 1967 Doctor of Agriculture, Kyushu, University 1972
Number of Publications4
AwardsThe third Yomiuri International Cooperation Award, 1995 The first Japan-Korea International Environmental Contribution Award, 1996
Other Activities1. Ecological Society of Japan 2. Japan Society of Civil Engineering 3. Japan Association for Planning Administration 4. International Association for impact Assessment, Japan Chapter
PublicationsGreening the Deserts, Kosei Publishing Co., Tokyo Tokyo 1995 Onions and Allied Crops, Vol III CRC Press, N.Y 1990 The third Yomiuri International Cooperation Award, 1995 The first Japan-korea International Environmental Contribution Award, 1996
DisciplineAgricultural Sciences
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