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Update:June 9, 2020

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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

  • KUBOYAMA, Hirofumi ; Director
  • MIYAMOTO, Motoe ; (Team) Leader
  • AOI, Hideki ; (Team) Leader
  • ISHIZAKI, Ryoko ; (Team) Leader
  • TAMURA, Kazuya ; (Additional Post)

Forestry Socio-Economics Laboratory

  • YAMAMOTO, Nobuyuki ; Chief
  • TANAKA, Wataru
  • HIRANO, Yuichiro
  • SHIGA, Kaori
  • HAYAFUNE, Masato
  • MORITA, Kanako ; (Additional Post)

Policy and Systems Analysis Laboratory

  • TSUZUKI, Nobuyuki ; Chief
  • KANOMATA, Hidesato
  • SASADA, Keitaro
  • EHARA, Makoto ; (Additional Post)

     

Figure: Thinned timber harvested from a planted forest
Thinned timber harvested from a planted forest

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