UMETSU Chieko

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Name
UMETSU Chieko
URL
http://www.chikyu.ac.jp/resilience/
Affiliation
Kyoto University
Section
Graduate School of Agriculture Division of Natural Resource Economics
Degree
Ph. D. (Agricultural & Resource Economics)(University Hawaii at Manoa (U.S.A.)), Master of Arts in International Relations(International University of Japan)

Research Areas

 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
2016
 - 
Today
Professor, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University
 
2012
 - 
2016
Professor, Graduate School of Fisheries and Environmental Sciences, Nagasaki University
 
2002
 - 
2012
Associate Professor, Research Department, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature
 
1997
 - 
2001
Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kobe University
 
1995
 - 
1997
Visiting Researcher, Program on Environment, East-West Center
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1995
Environmental and Resource Economics, Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of Hawaii at Manoa
 
 
 - 
1989
International Economics, Graduate School, Division of International Studies, International University of Japan
 

Committee Memberships

 
2019
 - 
Today
Agricultural Economics Society of Japan  Japanese Journal of Agricultural Economics, Editor-in-Chief
 
2016
 - 
Today
Society of Environmental Economics and Policy Studies,  Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, Editorial Board Member
 
2015
 - 
Today
Agricultural Economics Society of Japan,  Japanese Journal of Agricultural Economics, Editorial Board Member
 
2010
 - 
2011
Science Council of Japan  Member of Vulnerability, Resilience and Adaptation Sub-Committee, IHDP Japan Committee
 

Awards & Honors

 
2001
International Association of Agricultural Economists JB Research Award
 
2003
Agricultural Economics Society of Japan, Best Article Award
 
2012
World Water Week 2012 Best Poster Award
 

Published Papers

 
Measuring the efficiency of collective floodplain aquaculture of Bangladesh using Data Envelopment Analysis
Yamin Bayazid, Chieko Umetsu, Hironori Hamasaki, Takayuki Miyanishi
Aquaculture   503 537-549   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
The Role of Efficient Management of Water Users’ Associations for Adapting to Future Water Scarcity under Climate Change
Chieko Umetsu, Sevgi Donma, Takanori Nagano, Ziya Coşkun
Tsugihiro Watanabe, Selim Kapur, Mehmet Aydin, Riza Kanber and Erhan Akça eds., “Climate Change Impacts on Basin Agro-ecosystems” Springer   319-342   2019   [Refereed]
Comparison among Indigenous Sorghum Varieties from Southern Zambia
MIYAZAKI Hidetoshi, BANDA John, ISHIMOTO Yudai, UMETSU Chieko
Millet Research   33: 1-8   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
The Evolution of a Floodplain Aquaculture Management System in Bangladesh
Bayazid Y., Miyanishi T., Umetsu C., Hamasaki H.
International Journal of the Commons   12(1) 249-277   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
Coping Behaviors with Extremely Heavy Rainfall in Southern Zambia- Comparison between 2007/08 and 2009/10
Miyazaki H., Ishimoto Y., Yamashita M., Tanaka U. and Umetsu C.
Vasantha Kumar J., Rathakrishnan T., Philip H., Murgan P.P. and Jagadeesan M. (ed.) Extension Management Strategies For Sustainable Agriculture Opportunities & Challenges. New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi India   413-427   Aug 2016   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
"Economics of water resources" Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies Eds., Encyclopedia of Environmental Economics and Policy Studies
UMETSU Chieko (Part:Contributor)
Maruzen Publishing Co., Ltd.   May 2018   
"Resource Issues and economics" Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies Eds. Encyclopedia of Environmental Economics and Policy Studies
UMETSU Chieko (Part:Contributor)
Maruzen Publishing Co., Ltd.   May 2018   
Social-Ecological Systems in Transition
Sakai, S., Umetsu, C. eds.
Springer   2014   
Poverty and Food Security: Empowerment of Individuals and Households, In The RIHN Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Studies, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature Ed.
UMETSU Chieko (Part:Contributor)
Kobundo   Oct 2010   
Resilience: A way to adapt to environmental variability, In The RIHN Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Studies, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN) Ed.
UMETSU Chieko (Part:Contributor)
Kobundo   Oct 2010   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
The Impacts of regional differences on farmland consolidation in Japan: The case of Tohoku, Hokuriku and Kinki
Oda, Masaki, Chieko Umetsu, Jinfu Shen
30th International Conference of Agricultural Economists (ICAE), Vancouver   28 Jul 2018   
Measuring efficiency of floodplain aquaculture management of Bangladesh using Slack-based Data Envelopment Analysis
Yamin Bayazid, Chieko Umetsu, Hironori Hamasaki, Takayuki Miyanishi
3rd International Confrence on Global Food Security, Cape Town   3 Dec 2017   
The Evolution of Community-based Floodplain Aquaculture in Bangladesh
Yamin Bayazid, Takayuki Miyanishi, Chieko Umetsu, Hironori Hamazaki
IASC 16th Biennial Global Conference 2017, Utrecht   11 Jul 2017   
Building Resilience of Social-Ecological Systems for Food Security: Transdisciplinary Approach [Invited]
UMETSU Chieko
General Lecture, Faculty of Agriculture, Sebelas Maret University, Solo, Indonesia   21 Nov 2016   
Climate Change, Agricultural Production and Nutrition: Towards Integrated Policy Design for Food Security [Invited]
Chieko Umetsu, Takeshi Sakurai, Taro Yamauchi, Hitoshi Miyazaki, Moses Mwale
H-SC04 Implementing Geoscience Research for Earth’s Future, JpGU 2016, Makuhari   22 May 2016   

Works

 
The Role of Woman in Resource Conservation in Sub-Saharan Africa: Rural Energy Use in Ethiopia
1997

Research Grants & Projects

 
Feasibility Study of Transdisciplinary Research for Integrated Policy Design: Building Resilience of Rural Areas in Semi-arid Tropics Against Climatic Variability
RISTEX/JST: Future Earth: Transdisciplinary Reserach for Solutions
Project Year: 2015       Investigator(s): UMETSU Chieko
Coping Strategies and Resilience of Rural Area against Environmental Variability
JSPS: Grant-in Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Oct 2011 - Mar 2014    Investigator(s): Chieko Umetsu
Vulnerability and Resilience of Social-Ecological Research
Research Institute for Humanity and Nature: Project Research
Project Year: Apr 2006 - Mar 2012    Investigator(s): Chieko Umetsu
Analysis of Hydrological Environment Formation in Agricultural Region Using Environment Traceability Method
MEXT: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)
Project Year: Apr 2007 - Mar 2009    Investigator(s): Tsugihiro Watanabe
Impact of Climate Change on Agricultural Production System in Arid Areas
Research Institute for Humanity and Nature: Project Research
Project Year: Apr 2002 - Mar 2006    Investigator(s): Tsugihiro Watanabe