Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

Staff Profile

AffiliationResearch Department
PositionProject Researcher
Arrival day2016-8-1
Leaving the office day 
Year of Birth1972
Higher DegreesPh.D.(The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, 2007)
Fields of SpecializationEcological Anthropology
African Area Studies



【Original Articles】

Sato H, Hayashi K, Inai H, Yamaguchi R, Kawamura K and Yamauchi T 2014,03 A controlled foraging trip in a communal forest of southeastern Cameroon. Sato, H., Yamauchi, T., Hayashi, K. and Kimura D. (ed.) Bio-social Adaptations of the Baka Hunter-gatherers in African Rainforest. African Study Monographs Supplementary Issue 47:5-24. (reviewed).

Hagino I, Hayashi K, Kawamura K, Sato H, Yamauchi T 2012,09 Adolescent growth spurt and growth pattern factors related to the short stature of Pygmy hunter-gatherers of Southeast Cameroon. Annals of Human Biology 40(1):4-14. (reviewed).

Sato H, Kawamura K, Hayashi K, Inai H, Yamauchi T 2012,01 Addressing the wild yam question: how Baka hunter-gatherers acted and lived during two controlled foraging trips in the tropical rainforest of southeastern Cameroon. Anthropological Science 120(2):129-149. (reviewed).

Hayashi, Koji 2008,07 Hunting Activities in Forest Camps among the Baka Hunter–gatherers of Southeastern Cameroon. African Study Monographs 29(2):73-92. (reviewed).

Research Presentations

【Oral Presentation】

Hayashi K Attempt of Sanitation Value Chain Model in Africa: From case studies of Zambia and Cameroon. Kochi University and RIHN Joint Workshop “Collaborative Innovation of the Future Design and People”, 2018.10.26, Kochi University, Nangoku city, Japan. (in Japanese)

HAYASHI K, NAKAO S and YAMAUCHI T Defecation without toilets - Toward the study of sanitation activities in the hunter-gatherers. The Twelfth International Conference on Hunting and Gathering Societies (CHAGS 12), 2018.07.23-2018.07.27, The School of Social Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia.

Hayashi K Indigenous knowledge and conflict over elephant hunting among the Baka hunter-gatherers in Cameroon. France - Japan Joint Symposium “Landscape in the Anthropocene”, 2016.12.05-2016.12.08, Fondation France-Japon de l'EHESS, Paris, France.

【Poster Presentation】

Hayashi K, Nyambe S, Harada H, Chua M.L, Ito R, Ushijma K, Kataoka Y, Yamauchi T How to design sanitation value chain in African slum: Focus on "Value in Health", case study of local community activities in Lusaka, Zambia. The 10th RIHN seminar in Tokyo, Global Environment and Life Culture - Learning of the Anthropocene, 2018.12.15, Tokyo University, Tokyo, Japan. (in Japanese)

Hayashi K, Nakao S, Yamauchi T Excretion behavior of Baka hunter-gatherers: From time-space analysis by individual observations in Cameroon. 55th Conference of Japan Association for African Studies, 2018.05.26-2018.05.27, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan. (in Japanese)