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Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences
Forestry Division
Job title
Division Director
Doctor of Agriculture

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2016
Director, Center for International Partnerships and Research on Climate Change, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute
Apr 2012
Division Director & Project leader, Forestry Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences(JIRCAS)


Mar 1982
Department of Forestry, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University

Published Papers

Kayama, M., Nimpila, S., Hongthong, S., Yoneda, R., Wichiennopparat, W., Himmapan, W., Vacharangkura, T., Noda, I.
Forests   7(2)    Feb 2016   [Refereed]
Growth performance of teak (Tectona grandis) coppice under different number of selected sprouts per stump after clearcut in Thailand
NODA Iwao, HIMMAPAN Woraphun
Kanto Journal of Forest Research   64(1) 17-20   Mar 2013   [Refereed]
Profitability of combined farm management with teak plantations in Northeast Thailand
Noda, I., Himmapan, W., Furuya, N., Arunee, P.
JIRCAS WR   74 82-89   Mar 2012   [Refereed]
A cash flow model of coppicing short rotation plantation management of teak (Tectona grandis) in Thailand
NODA Iwao, Himmapan Woraphun
Kanto Journal of Forest Research   63(1) 7-10   Mar 2012   [Refereed]
Current conditions and issues of teak plantation log trading and pricing in Thailand
NODA Iwao, FURUYA Naoyuki, HIMMAPAN Woraphun, PUSUDSAVANG Arunee, KOMAKI Takaaki
Kanto Journal of Forest Research   62 29-32   Mar 2011   [Refereed]


Economical forestry zoning method for forest plantations based on site conditions
NODA Iwao, KANOMATA Hidesato and SAITO Hideki
2006 IUFRO Forest Plantations Meeting, Conference Presentation Synopsis, October 10-13, 2006,Charleston,South Carolina,USA      Oct 2006
Attitudes of High School Students in Miyazaki about Future Employment in the Forestry Sector
NODA Iwao, KITAZONO Hiromitsu
Teeter L. ed., Proceedings of Global Initiatives and Public Policies: First International Conference on Private Forestry in the 21th Century, Mar.25-27, 2001 at Atlanta, Georgia   245-252   Jan 2003
Problems of private forest management and the increase of non-reforested lands in Kyushu of Japan
NODA Iwao, HAYASHI Masahide
Barros S. ed., Proceedings of Division 6 IUFRO meeting : Collaboration and partnership in forestry, in Valdivia, Chile, Nov.11-14, 2002(CD-ROM)   413-425    Nov 2002
Proceedings of the IUFRO Seoul Conference: Advancement in Forest Inventory and Forest Management Sciences, Sep.20-25, 1993   169-179   Sep 1993
Employment conditions and problems of forestry workers in Miyazaki
NODA Iwao, KITAZONO Hiromitsu
Yoshimoto A. & Yukutake K. eds., Proceedings of Internationl symposium on global concerns for forest resources utilization -Sustainable use and management-, Oct.5-8,1998, Vol.II   

Books etc

Soil suitability map for teak plantation in Udon Thani and Nong Bua Lam Phu Provinces (in Thai)
Noda, I., Vacharangkura, Himmapan, W., Sukchan, S. (Part:Joint Work)
RFD-JIRCAS Joint Research Project, Bangkok, Thailand   Mar 2012   
Yield table for Teak plantation in the Northeast of Thailand (in Thai)
Vacharangkura, T., Ishibashi, S., Noda, I., Himmapan, W., Krongkitsiri, V., Kamolpanit, D. (Part:Joint Work)
RFD-JIRCAS Joint Research Project, Bangkok, Thailand   Feb 2011   

Conference Activities & Talks

Effects of soil and terrain factors on teak plantation growing in northeast region, Thailand
Noda, I., Himmapan, W., Sukchan, S., Wichiennopparat, W., Vacharangkura, T.
Workshop on Improvement of Utilization Techniques of Forest Resources to Promote Sustainable Forestry in Thailand. RFD-JIRCAS Joint Research Project   Dec 2015   
Training on the Soil suitability map for teak plantation in Northeast of Thailand
Field Seminar for Farmers / Forest Extension Staff on Promoting Soil Suitability Map for Teak Plantation, NongBua LamPhu, Thailand by RFD-JIRCAS Project   25 Feb 2015   
Technology of Producing Teak Timber for Farmers in Thailand: Toward Sustainable Management
JIRCAS International Symposium 2013, “New Direction of Sustainable Technology Development in Asia: Changing Rural Livelihood and Japanese Advantage”,Venue: U Thant Hall, United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan   21 Nov 2013   
Economic potential of coppicing for short rotation plantation management of teak in Thailand
Noda, I., Himmapan, W.
International Symposium on Sustainable Management of Tropical Forests, 1-3 September 2012, Guangzhou, China   Sep 2012   
Profitability situation of combined farm managements with teak plantations in Northeast Thailand
Noda, I., Himmapan, W., Furuya, N., Pusudsavang, A.
Workshop On RFD-JIRCAS Joint Research Project: Development of Techniques for Nurturing Beneficial Indigenous Tree Species and Combined Management of Agriculture and Forestry in the Northeast of Thailand. Dec. 21, 2010. Bangkok, Thailand   10 Dec 2010   

Research Grants & Projects

Forest resources management and planning technics
National Institute Special Program of SMI Technology Development