Staff Profile

NameISHIMOTO Yudai
AffiliationResearch Institute for Humanity and Nature
PositionProject Researcher
Year of Birth1979
Academic CareerDepartment of Agriculture, Tottori University(2001)
Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies, Kyoto University(2008)
Professional CareerTeaching assistant at Kyoto University (2003)
Higher DegreesDoctor degree of area studies(Kyoto University,2011)
Master degree of area studies(Kyoto University,2008)
Fields of SpecializationEcological anthropology
Area Studies
Academic Society MembershipsJapan Association for African Studies
The Japanese Association for Arid Land Studies
The Society for Ecological Anthropology

 

Books

【Authored/Co-authored】

Yudai Ishimoto 2012,03 A Livelihood System in Sahel: Adaptation and Coping Behavior for Drought and Insect Damage. Kyoto University African Stuty Series, 006. The Center for African Area Studies of Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto, 179pp. (in Japanese)  

【Chapters/Sections】

Yudai Ishimoto 2005,12 ihekit, ekalban, bonbiyat: Differences of houses during rainy season and dry season. Funo S. (ed.) Houses across the World. Showado, Kyoto, JAPAN, pp.270-271. (in Japanese)  

Papers

【Original Articles】

Ishimoto, Y., Miyazaki, H., Seto, S., Tanaka, U. 2013,12 Safety Net of Agro-pastoralists in the Sahel: Survival Devices Embedded in Food Consumption System.. Sand Dune Reasearch 60(2) :73-78. (in Japanese)  

Ishimoto, Y., Miyazaki, H., Seto, S., Umetsu, C., Tanaka, U. 2013,09 Resilience of Agro-pastoralists Livelihood System in the Sahel : A Case of Introduction of Migration in I-village, Northeastern Burkina Faso.. Journal of Arid Land Studies 23(2) :73-77. (in Japanese) (reviewed).  

Ishimoto, Y., Miyazaki, H, Umetsu, C. 2013,07 Social Safety Net Using Mobile Phones : A Case Study of Southern Province, Zambia.. Journal of agricultural development studies 24(1) :26-35. (in Japanese) (reviewed).  

Ishimoto, Y., Miyazaki, H., Seto, S. 2013,03 Food Security of Agro-pastoralists in the Sahel. Seeder 8 :8-15. (in Japanese)  

Yudai ISHIMOTO and Hidetoshi MIYAZAKI 2012,03 Historical Change of Neighborhood Community and Marriage Range of Gwembe Tonga in Southern Zambia. Working Paper on Social-Ecological Resilience Series 2012(016) :1-19.  

Hidetoshi MIYAZAKI, Yudai ISHIMOTO and Ueru TANAKA 2012,03 The Importance of Sweet Potatoes in Rural Villages in Southern Province, Zambia. Working Paper on Social-Ecological Resilience Series 2012(15) :1-18.  

Yudai Ishimoto 2010,10 Food Consumption System as a Survival Strategy in the Semiarid Area: An Empirical Analysis on Agropastoralists in the Sahel. Journal of Arid Land Studies 20(2) :85-95. (in Japanese) (reviewed).  

Yudai Ishimoto 2006,11 Coping strategies of Sahelian agropastoralists in response to severe drought and locust attack -Foraging activities at a Tamasheq village, north of Burkina Faso-. Sand Dune Research 53(2) :56-68. (in Japanese) (reviewed).  

【Review Articles】

Yudai Ishimoto 2007,07 Serious emergence of desert locusts. Gekkan Minpaku 31(7). (in Japanese)  

Research Presentations

【Oral Presentation】

Yudai Ishimoto Water Management for the Livelihood in Semi-Arid Area, West Africa. History, Culture, and Society of Water Management in the Middle East and North Africa, 2014,03,07, Akita. (in Japanese)  

Yudai Ishimoto, Mitsunori Yoshimura, Megumi Yamashita, Keiichiro Matsumura, Hidetoshi Miyazaki Adaptation and Coping Behavior for Food Security in Southern Province. Resilience International Symposium "Building Social-Ecological Resilience in a Changing World", 2011,06,18-2011,06,20, Kyoto, Japan.  

Yudai Ishimoto Commencement and Diffusion of Labor Migration in Sahelian Area. the Japanese Society of Regional and Agricultural Development Spring Study Meeting, 2008,06,14, Okinawa. (in Japanese)  

Yudai Ishimoto A Survival Strategy on Consumption Activity of Sahelian Agropastoralists in West Africa: Case study of a village in northeastern part of Burkina Faso. the Japanese Society of Regional and Agricultural Development Autumn Study Meeting, 2006,11,25, Hino, Tokyo. (in Japanese)  

Yudai Ishimoto Change in food access of agropastoralists under the serious damage by drought and locust attack in the Sahel. Conference of the Japanese Association for Arid Land Studies, 2005,05,20, Tottori. (in Japanese)  

Yudai Ishimoto Study on the livelihood system of agropastoralists in the Sahel. Conference of the Society for Ecological Anthropology, March 2004, Otsu, Shiga. (in Japanese)  

【Poster Presentation】

Yudai Ishimoto A Preliminary Study on Reciprocity via Mobile Phones: A Case Study of Small Scale Farmer in Southern Province of Zambia. Resilience International Symposium "Building Social-Ecological Resilience in a Changing World", 2011,06,18-2011,06,20, Kyoto, Japan.  

Yudai Ishimoto Introduction and Infiltration of Labor migration in Sahelian Area: Case study of a village in northern part of Burkina Faso. International Science Conference on the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change, 2009,04,26-2009,04,30, Bonn, Germany.  

Yudai Ishimoto The Introduction of Labor migration and Solution for its Impacts by Sahelian Agropastoralists: Case study of a village in northeastern part of Burkina Faso. Conference of Japan Association for African Studies, 2008,05,24-2008,05,25, Kyoto. (in Japanese)  

Yudai Ishimoto Measures of Sahelian Agropastralists in Response to Food Insecurity: System of Consumption at aTamasheq Village, North of Burkina Faso. Conference of the Japanese Association for Arid Land Studies, 2007,05,19-2007,05,20, Kyoto. (in Japanese)  

【Invited Lecture / Honoronary Lecture / Panelist】

Ishimoto, Y. Safety Net of Agro-pastoralists in the Sahel. . Symposium in the 59th Academic meeting for Japanese Society of Sand Dune Research, 2013,07,04-2013,07,05, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo). (in Japanese)