ANDO Kazuo

ando cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp

Research Departments・Position

Cross-regional Studies・Professor

Area

Tropical Agriculture

Research Interests / Keywords

To identify the significance of the area built by Tibeto-Burma lanugage group people considering the area of Bangladesh,North-east India, Myanmar and Laos in one monsoon area on the periphery of the Bengal Bay
To prepare an alternative paradigm of Agriculture and Rural Development through peoples subjective participation from villages in Japan and Asian countries in order to develop a concrete action program
To develop a unique Area Study Methodology through “Awareness of ZAICHI,” “Sense of ownership,” and “Intuitional understanding”



Overview

To identify the significance of the area built by Tibeto-Burma lanugage group people considering the area of Bangladesh,North-east India, Myanmar and Laos in one monsoon area on the periphery of the Bengal Bay

I have conducted the field work on Locally Existing Technologies” such as SOKSHING( Fallen Broad Leaf Forest) in Bhutan and Rice- Black Gram Cultivation in Myanmar. These consultations have not well been reported in the Academic Societies in Japan. Therefore the academic achievement can be significantly recognized.

To prepare an alternative paradigm of Agriculture and Rural Development through peoples subjective participation from villages in Japan and Asian countries in order to develop a concrete action program

The study tour to understand the role of State Universities in USA for rural development has been conducted by the team consisted of Myanmar professionals ( Yezin Univ.3 members) , Bhutan ( Sherubtse College 2 members) and Japanese (CSEAS 2 members, Nagoya Univ. 1 member) , visiting Cornell Univ and Michigan State Univ, USA in Sep. 2019.

To develop a unique Area Study Methodology through “Awareness of ZAICHI,” “Sense of ownership,” and “Intuitional understanding”

I have tried to develop the Pracitice-oriented Area Studies’ methodologies through Participatory Rural Appraisal with the students of ILAS filed class, Kyoto Univ and teachers & junior research fellows from Bhutan and Myanmar in Bhutan, Miyazu City and Nantan-Miyama, Japan and also Partipatory Rural Development Practice at the Okawa Revitalization project in Misaki, Moriyama City, Shiga Pref.

Research funds

Type Theme Period
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) The Comparative Anatomy for Political Transition in Southeast Asia: Exploring Interactions between Local Traditions and Globalism 2019 – 2022
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) The Practice-oriented area study challenging to global issues through Zaichi No Kyoto (Collaboration of Locally existing )in Asia 2016 – 2020
Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research International Networking Project to Cope with Natural Hazards on the Periphery of Bengal Bay 2016 – 2017
Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research Biodiversity conservation of the paddy with small scale fishery: Myanmar Model 2016 – 2017
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) Study on the vernacularity of forest ecological resources and global domestication 2015 – 2017