(Ag-ESD Symposium 2010)

Period:      November 8 (Mon.) - 11 (Thu.), 2010
            (Daigakukaikan Special Conference Room)
Organizer:   Agricultural and Forestry Research Center, University of Tsukuba
           Japan National Commission for UNESCO
Co-organizer: International Cooperative Education Program for Creation of
           a Harmonious Asian Community
           Ibaraki University College of Agriculture
           JICA Tsukuba International Centre(TBIC)
Auspices:    Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and
           Technology-Japan (MEXT)
Theme:     Secondary and Higher Education for Sustainable Development:
            Agriculture and the Environment
Language:    English

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■Participant wanted:
 Expert keynote and guest speakers including high school teachers will be invited from Asian and African Universities.
 Graduate and undergraduate students are encouraged to participate by submitting a high quality, original poster on a subject related to “Sustainable Development: Agriculture and the Environment”. Posters must be in English.
 Posters will be judged by the invited participants and awards for the best poster will be presented.
 Please submit a one page (A4) abstract describing your proposed poster presentation in the format downloaded from this site
 by October 1, 2010 (Extended) to the organizing committee of Ag-ESD Symposium 2010(agesd@nourin.tsukuba.ac.jp).
 Attendance is free but funding is not available to support travel or expenses of general participants.
 See this site for further information or contact the organizing committee at agesd@nourin.tsukuba.ac.jp.

Nov.8(Mon) 15:00〜16:00 【Special Conference Room】
 Keynote Address
   「Present Situation and Problems of ESD in Japan」
   Dr. Osamu Abe ― Education for Sustainable Development Research Center, Rikkyo University
   「Ag-ESD and Related Activities at the University of Tsukuba」
   Dr. DeMar Taylor and Dr. Atsushi Tajima ― Agricultural and Forestry Research Center(AFRC), University of Tsukuba

Nov.9(Tue) 9:00〜16:45 【Special Conference Room・Assembly Hall】
 Invited Lectures1.
  1. 「ESD Projects in Asia and the Pacific and their Evaluation Methods‐Case Experiences of ACCU‐」
    Ms. Tomoko Shibao ― Asia-Pacific Cultural Centre of UNESCO
  2. 「Agroforestry Education : Making a Difference in Promoting Sustainable Development」
    Dr. Lutgarda L. Tolentino ― University of the Philippines, Los Baños
  3. 「Status of Programs on Sustainable Agriculture at Higher Educational Institutions in Thailand」
    Dr. Buncha Chinnasri ― Kasetsart University(Thailand)
 Invited Lectures2.
  1. 「Secondary and Higher Education of the Environment for Sustainable Agricultural Development in Indonesia」
    Dr. Kukuh Murtilaksono ― Bogor Agricultural University(Indonesia)
  2. 「Agricultural Development Sustainability & Its Challenges」
    Dr. Sakhidad Saleem ― Kabul University(Afghanistan)
  3. 「Outline of Senior High Schools at Sakado, University of Tsukuba」
    Dr. Toru Nakamura ― University of Tsukuba
  4. 「Agroecology: Challenges for Sustainable Food Production」
    Dr. Masakazu Komatsuzaki ― Ibaraki University

Nov.10(Wed) 9:00〜17:00 【Special Conference Room】
 [AM]Graduates of University of Tsukuba Sustainable Rural Development Course
 Invited Lectures3.
  1. 「Integrating ICT in Basic Education」
    Mr. Vladimir R. Foronda ― Central Bicol State University of Agriculture(Philippines)
  2. 「Sustainable Utilization of Wetlands for Food Security
      : A Case Study of Traditional Authority Simulemba in Kasungu District in Malawi」
    Mr. Harold Mac Brey Msusa ― Malawi Enterprise Zone Association (MALEZA)(Malawi)
  3. 「Window of Opportunity: Community Approach Underlying Assets in Bangladesh」
    Mr. Samir Kumar Sarkar ― Rural Development Academy(Bangladesh)
  4. 「Implementation of Sustainable Agricultural Project Activities by Peasant Farmers
      : A Case Study in the Upper West Region of Ghana」
    Mr. Huudu Bampuori Abu ― Ministry of Food and Agriculture(Ghana)
 Visit Agricultural and Forestry Research Center(AFRC)・Tsukuba Botanical Garden

Nov.11(Thu) 9:00〜16:00
 [AM]   【Lounge at 30th Anniversary Hall】
  Poster Presentation
 [PM]   【Special Conference Room】
  Awards Ceremony for the Best Poster Presentation
  High School Teacher’s Forum
 Invited Lectures4.
  1. 「Environmental Education at Secondary School as Character Building Media for Agriculture Sustainable Development in Indonesia」
    Mr. Gatot Widodo ― Kornita Senior High School, Bogor Agricultural University(Indonesia)
  2. 「Agriculture and Enviornment in Secondary Education in the Philippines
     : The University of the Philippines Rural Hidh School Experience」
    Mr. Gregorio Y. Ardales ― University of the Philippines Rural Hidh School(philippines)
  3. 「Botanical Garden in School」
    Mr. Somsak Techakosit ― Kasetsart University Laboratory School(Thailand)
  4. 「Environmental Education Program in Senior High School at Sakado, University of Tsukuba (UYSS)」
    Mr.Yoshikazu Tatemoto ― Senior High School at Sakado, University of Tsukuba

 Ag-ESD Organizing Committee, University of Tsukuba
 Agricultural and Forestry Research Center(AFRC), University of Tsukuba
 Phone: +81-29-853-2755, 2545 (Mon-Fri: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
 Fax: +81-29-853-6205
 E-mail: agesd@nourin.tsukuba.ac.jp