Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life (Master's Course) Division of Integrated Sciences for Life Program of Food and AgriLife Science
Lecture Code WC207300 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 食料資源経済学II
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Food Resource Economics II
チョウメイ ヨウスケ,ホソノ ケンジ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Mon1:Follow the instruction by the class instructor., (3T) Mon2-4
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Seminar, Discussion. We will talk in both Japanese and English if one foreign student participates at least. But we will talk in Japanese mainly. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students Department of Biosphere Science
Keywords food production, resource, environment, new technology, local society   
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The purpose of this lecture is to understand problems and perspective of Japan's food production and new technology that have important and urgent subjects under the economic globalization. 
Class Schedule 1. Guidance
2. Agricultural science that takes on new challenges
3. Outline of food self-sufficiency
4. Changes in dietary habits and health promotion
5. Development of food system and food safety
6. Overcoming hunger under globalization
7. Natural disasters in agriculture and rural areas
8. Sustainability in fishery resource management
9. Sustainability in the forest
10.Future image and challenges of smart agriculture
11.Environmental protection in food production
12.Food production through international cooperation
13.Agricultural production through regional collaboration
14.Multi-functionality in agriculture and rural areas
15. Conclusion

Your Report is needed to write.

We understand, examine, and criticize the food economy and the farm problems by the seminar form using the technical book and the thesis.
Shinich Shogenji(ed.)(2021) ”21st century agricultureーChallenge to sustainabilityー” 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Redume or PC with projector for presentation 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Each tutor must presentate each chapter with redume or presentation files. And The others must read each chapter before each class. 
Requirements The tutors might be left to the students according to some subjects.
The students who have already acquired basic knowledge about agronomy are preferable. 
Grading Method The following items are judged overall. Situation of preparation, reports, participation attitude of discussion and zeal. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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