Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

Staff Profile

NameSASAKI, Yuko
AffiliationReserach Institute for Humanity and Nature
Positionproject researcher
Arrival day2012年4月1日
Leaving the office day 
Year of Birth1974
Academic CareerDepartment of International and Cultural Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Ttsuda College (1998)
Course in Environmental Management,Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, M.Course (2009)
Course in Environmental Management,Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, D.Course (2012)
Professional CareerTrainee,International NGO in Denmark/DAPP (1998)
Tutor, prep school of Johnan (1999)
Instructor, Tutoring School of Rinkai Seminar (2000-2002)
Volunteer, Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (2003-2005)
Coordinator, Japan Overseas Coorperation Volunteers (2005-2007)
Researcher, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (2009-2010)
Higher DegreesD. Global environment studies(Kyoto University, 2012)
M. Global environment studies(Kyoto University, 2012)
Fields of SpecializationAfrican Studies (Southern Africa, Sahel)
Rural Development Studies
Global Environmental Studies
Academic Society MembershipsJapanese Agricultural System Society
The Japan Society for International Development
Japan Association for African Studies

 

Papers

【Original Articles】

Yohei KOMURA, Ueru TANAKA, Yuko SASAKI, Hitoshi SHINJO 2013,04 The perception and coping behaviors in a “crisis year” among villagers in the Sahel region – A case study based on the Haousa and Foulani people of Southern Niger-.. Journal of the Japanese Agricultural Systems Society 29(2):41-50. (in Japanese) (reviewed).

Kenta IKAZAKI, Miho (Takahashi) TANAKA, Yuko SASAKI, Takashi KOSAKI 6: 127-134. 2013,03 Development of an Eco-Tour to Promote Understanding of Desertification. . Intl. J. Tourism Sci. 6:127-134. (in Japanese) (reviewed). in Japanese with English summary

Yuko SASAKI 2013,03 How far can “Community Participation” be possible in regional development assistance? . Ueru TANAKA (ed.) SEEDer. Showado, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, pp.16-22. (in Japanese)

Yuko SASAKI, Kenta IKAZAKI, Ueru TANAKA, Hitoshi SHINJO, Satoshi TOBITA 2012,02 Effects of external technology dissemination process on its adoption by farmers at rural area of the Sahel, West Africa. Journal of the Japanese Agricultural Systems Society 28(2):73-83. (in Japanese) (reviewed).

Yuko SASAKI, Ueru TANAKA, Kenta IKAZAKI, Hitoshi SHINJO, Satoshi TOBITA 2011,05 Livelihood of the Culivators and Pastoralists in Sahelian Rural Area of West Africa Forcusing on Their Risk Management System. Journal of the Japanese Agricultural Systems Society 27(4):149-157. (in Japanese) (reviewed).

Research Presentations

【Poster Presentation】

Yuko SASAKI, Ueru TANAKA, Kenta IKAZAKI, Hitoshi SHINJO, Reiichi MIURA, Satoshi TOBITA Use of wild plants at rural areas in the Sahel, West Africa - A case of the south-west Niger- . 50th Anniversary of Japan Association for African Studies , 2014.05.23-2014.05.25, Kyoto University, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi.. (in Japanese)

Yuko Sasaki 2013, 2013.12.01-2013.12.03, Uji Campus, Kyoto University The Extension Method of Practical Technique to Control Wind Erosion at Rural Areas in Niger, West Africa.. GCOE-ARS Final Symposium , 2013.12.01-2013.12.03, Kyoto Univ. Uji Campus.

Yuko SASAKI, Ueru TANAKA, Kenta IKAZAKI, Hitoshi SHINJO, Satoshi TOBITA Lessons learnt from the extenstion of practical technique to control wind erosion with improvement of crop performance in Niger, West Africa.. Conference on Desertification and Land Degradation , 2013.07.17-2013.07.18, University of Ghent, Belgium .

Yuko SASAKI, Ueru TANAKA, 2013. The Social network structure and the survival strategies of female households in the rural sahelian villages in West Africa. . 14th Spring Conference of the Society for International Development Studies , 2013.06.08, Utsunomiya Univ. . (in Japanese) Best Poster Presentation Award

【Invited Lecture / Honorary Lecture / Panelist】

Yuko SASAKI The livelihood and Environmental Awareness of the Cultivators and Pastoralists in Shaelian Rural Area of West Africa.. 2013 Fall Conference of the Japanese Agricultural Systems Society , 2013.11.02-2013.11.03, Iwate Univ. at Morioka. (in Japanese) 2013 Award for Young