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Independent experts nominated by country party

Sadahiro Yamamoto

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Last name
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Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
Other Disciplines
Soil Science
UN languages spoken


Geographical Focus
Job function
Faculty of Agriculture
Telephone number
0081 857 31 5367
Work experience
Research member of Global COE program “Global Center of Excellence for Dryland Science” (2008-2012) : Research on the processes of soil salinization and sodication and restoration of salt and sodium affected soils by using organic waste materials in China _x000D_
Research member of JSPS-CAS Core-University Program (2001-2011): Research on soil salinization and sodication processes related to morphological and physicochemical caracteristics in Luohui irrigation scheme, China_x000D_
Project member of JICA project in Baja California Sur, Mexico (2002-2006): Development of simple soil diagnostic method to assess and control soil salinization and sodication_x000D_
Research member of CREST “Study on Asian River Basins” (2003-2007): Research on soil salinization processes related to irrigation water quality in lower Syrdaria baisn, Kazakhstan_x000D_
Thematic areas: Development of Diagnostic method of soil salinity and sodicity and Restoration of Salt Affected Soils using Recyclable Materials
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
PhD in Agriculture, University of Tokyo, 1997
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Sato,T., Qadir, M., Yamamoto, S., Endo. and Zahoor, A. , 2013, Global, regional, and country level need for data on wastewater generation, treatment, and use, Agricultural Water Management 130, 1- 13 _x000D_
2. Yamamoto, S. and Endo, T., 2013, Soils on the Loess Plateau in “Restoration and Development of the Degraded Loess Plateau, China” Tsunekawa, A., Liu, G., Yamanaka, N., DU, S. (Eds.), 35-46, Springer, Tokyo _x000D_
3. Kalemelawa, F., Nishihara, E., Endo, T., Ahmad, Z., Yeasmin, R., Tenywa, M.M. and Yamamoto, S.*,2012,An evaluation of aerobic and anaerobic composting of banana peels treated with different inoculums for soil nutrient replenishment, Bioresource Technology, 126, 375-382 *Corresponding author _x000D_
4. Endo, T. , Yamamoto, S., Haruta, T., Kitamura, Y., Li, Z., Li, P. and Honna,T. , 2012, Soil salinization related to morphological and physicochemical caracteristics in Luohui irrigation scheme, China. Arid Land Research and Management, 26, 122-136 _x000D_
5. Endo,T., Yamamoto, S., Juan A. Larrinaga, J.A., Fujiyama, H. and Honna, T. ,2011, Status and causes of soil salinization of irrigated agricultural lands in southern Baja California, Mexico. Applied and Environmental Soil Science, Volume 2011, Article ID 873625: 1-12
Other activities
1. JICA expert of the Project for Agricultural Development in the Arid Areas in Mexico (1992, 1993)_x000D_
2. Project manager of JSPS International training program “Capacity Building for Integrated Resource Management in Drylands” (2008-2012)
Organisation name
Tottori University
Organisation street address
4-101 Minami, Koyama-cho Minami
Organisation city
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