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Department of Forest Policy and Economics

The Department of Forest Policy and Economics conducts research on the effective use of diverse forest resources to realize sustainable forest management, forestry, and logging operations and thereby revitalize mountain communities. We proceed with studies in collaboration with other forest and forestry research departments.

Researchers

  • YAMADA, Shigeki; Director
  • MIYAMOTO,Motoe; (Team) Leader
  • OKA, Hiroyasu; (Team) Leader
  • AOI, Hideki; (Team) Leader

Forestry Socio-Economics Laboratory

  • YAMAMOTO, Nobuyuki; Head
  • MICHINAKA, Tetsuya
  • TANAKA, Wataru
  • ISHIZAKI, Ryoko
  • HIRANO, Yuichiro
  • HAYAFUNE, Masato
  • MORITA, Kanako (Additional Post)

Policy and Systems Analysis Laboratory

  • KUBOYAMA, Hirofumi; Head
  • TAMURA, Kazuya
  • KANOMATA, Hidesato
  • TSUZUKI, Nobuyuki
  • IWANAGA, Seiji
  • EHARA, Makoto (Additional Post)

Figure: Maintenance of plantation and harvesting thinning timber
Maintenance of plantation and harvesting thinning timber

Figure: Improved quality of domestic timber
Improved quality of domestic timber, and establishment of large-scale supply system
Kiln dried Japanese cedar lumbar in a large-sized saw mill