21st Century COE Program International Workshop in Myanmar

"Change of Rural Society and
Local Agro-ecological Knowledge in Myanmar"

Date: 16-17 March, 2004

Venue: SEAMEO-CHAT (SEAMEO Regional Centre for History and Tradition)

March 16  
09:00-09:15 Opening Session
  Session I "Human Sciences: History, Culture and Socio-Economins"  
09:15-09:45 1.  "Historical development of local administration and community leadership"
Myint Thein
09:45-10:15 2.  "Local government institutions and their roles in rural development in
research sites"
Tin Win
10:15-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-11:00 3.  "Changing traditional cropping systems in rural Rakhine State"
Ando Kazuo
11:00-11:30 4.  "Rural market and its potential to rural development"
Saw Pyone Naing
11:30-13:00 Lunch Break
  Session II "Natural Sciences: Natural Resoueces"  
13:00-13:30 5.  "Fallow vegetation of short cycle shifting cultivation and its economic
significance as the safety net"
Momose Kuniyasu
13:30-14:00 6.  "The use of the plant materials in Rakhine State"
Win Myint
14:00-14:15 Coffee Break
14:15-14:45 7.  "Fishery management in Gwa Township, Rakhine State"
Tin New and Pyone Aye
14:45-15:15 8.  "Fishing industry of Thandwe, Taungote and Gwa Townships"
Thida Khaing
15:15-15:45 9.  "Fish resources and fishery systems in Rakhine State"
Ohnishi Nobuhiro
March 17
  Session III "Toward Development: Perspective and Problems"  
09:00-09:30 10.  "Case study on role and potential of periodical market toward rural
development in Bangladesh and Myanmar"
Usami Koichi and Saw Pyone Naing
09:30-10:00 11.  "Comparative study of aged poor between nursing home in Yangon Myanmar and Osaka Japan"
Matsubayashi Kozo
10:30-11:00 12.  "Anthropogenic characteristic of Taungya cultivation in Chiphwi mountainous region"
Seng Aung
11:00-11:15 Coffee Break
11:15-12:15 General Discussion
12:15-12:30 Closing Session
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