OTA Masahiko

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OTA Masahiko
Masahiko Ota
Kyushu Institute of Technology
Institute of Liberal Arts, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Job title
Associate Professor

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

 Associate Professor,Department of humanities and social sciences,Institute of Liberal Arts,Kyushu Institute of Technology
 Researcher,The Embassy of Japan in Indonesia
 Associate Coordinator,The ASEAN Secretariat


Graduate School, Division of Area Studies, University of Tsukuba
University of Tsukuba

Published Papers

From joint forest management to more smallholder-based community forestry: prospects and challenges in Java, Indonesia
Masahiko Ota
Journal of Forest Research   24(6) 371-375   Dec 2019   [Refereed]
Focusing on forest administration systems in analyzing joint forest management: a case study of PHBM in Java, Indonesia
Masahiko Ota
Proceedings of International Conference on Technology for Sustainable Development 2018   162-169   Sep 2019   [Refereed]
An analysis of long-term forest management plans of Forest Management Units in Sumatra, Indonesia
Masahiko Ota
Journal of Sustainable Development   11(3) 96-107   May 2018   [Refereed]
Global education at Australian universities
Mitsunari Higashino and Masahiko Ota
Bulletin of Kyushu Institute of Technology (Institute of Liberal Arts)   1 1-14   Mar 2017
Forest commons use in India: a case study of Van Panchayat in the Himalayas reveals people's perception and characteristics of management committee
Kazuyo Nagahama, Kaoru Saito, Misa Masuda, Masahiko Ota, Hem Gairola, Subodh Kumar Kala and Randeep Rakwal
Environment and Ecology Research   4(3) 128-139   2016   [Refereed]
Masahiko Ota, Sheetal Antil, Prodyut Bhattacharya and Misa Masuda
Forests, Trees and Livelihoods   23(3) 159-174   2014   [Refereed]
Masahiko Ota, Misa Masuda and Yukako Tani
Small-scale Forestry   12(2) 215-234   2013   [Refereed]


The political processes of the formulation and implementation of India's Forest Rights Act of 2006
Masahiko Ota
Journal of Contemporary India Studies: Space and Society, Hiroshima University   8 27-40   2018
Citizenship education in Norwegian educational curricula
Mitsunari Higashino, Masahiko Ota
Bulletin of Kyushu Institute of Technology (Institute of Liberal Arts)   2 63-80   2018
India's forest management system and the benefit sharing arrangements from timber production under Joint Forest Management: a case study from Madhya Pradesh
Ota, Masahiko
Tropical Ecology Letters   97 7-13   2014
The role and challenges of forest police against illegal logging: the case of Gunung Palung National Park, Indonesia
Onda, Nariaki, Masahiko Ota and Kaori Shiga
Forest Economy   67(8) 1-18   2014
History of forest administration and the development of community forest management
Ota, Masahiko and Misa Masuda
Okahashi, Hidenori (ed.) Local development in contemporary India: challenges of Uttarakhand State. Kaiseisha, Otsu.   249-269   2014
Problems in demarcation and management of state forests in shifting cultivation dominant areas: the case of North-East India in the colonial period
Ota, Masahiko and Misa Masuda
Bulletin of Tsukuba University Forests   25 25-41   2009
Current status and problems of the Customary Forest (Hutan Adat) scheme in Indonesia
Ota, Masahiko and Nariaki Onda
Tropical Ecology Letters   73 6-10   2008
Expansion of estate crops and change of land use in Indonesia: case study of Dayak People in West Kalimantan
Ota, Masahiko, Misa Masuda and Nobutaka Suzuki
Bulletin of Tsukuba University Forests   24 37-53   2008

Books etc

Socio-Ecological Prospects in Environmental Studies Volume 2
Ho Yuek Ming, Masahiko Ota and Reiko Kato (Part:Contributor, Sustainable consumption and production practices in a local community in Kitakyushu city)
Universiti Putra Malaysia Press   Dec 2019   
Local development in contemporary India: challenges of Uttarakhand State
Masahiko Ota, Misa Masuda (Part:Contributor, Chapter 12: History of forest administration and the development of community forest management)
Kaiseisha   Mar 2014   
Final Report for the Comparative Analyses of Transitions to Sustainable Forest Management and Rehabilitation Project
Tachibana, Satoshi, Kaori Shiga and Masahiko Ota (Part:Contributor, Transition to sustainable forestry management and rehabilitation in Japan)
Asia Pacific Association of Forestry Research Institutions (APAFRI)   Dec 2013   

Research Grants & Projects