IPADS Guest Seminars — World-leading research to solve today’s global challenges

Interdisciplinary research in action #1 – Assigning economic values to on-farm measurements by Taro TAKAHASHI   IPADS Guest Seminars is a lecture series conducted by world-leading researchers invited by IPADS/Department of Global Agricultural Sciences. Dr. Taro TAKAHASHI, former IPADS Assistant Professor and leading agricultural economist, working concurrently at the University of Bristol and Rothamsted Research

Our graduates

Message from our graduates   “I learned a lot of new things which strengthened my background and broadened my horizons. The IPADS Program not only provided theoretical knowledge from textbook and research papers but also contained practical experience like hands-on field work at the Institute for Sustainable Agro-ecosystem Services. In addition, our program collaborated with

Research Component in IPADS

IPADS offers various areas of research that constitute the fundamentals of agricultural development studies. The research component of the MSc program and the entire PhD program are conducted under the supervision of one or more of the School’s faculty. Students have opportunities to work with suitable members of staff to satisfy their own requirements and research interest.

University of Tokyo initiatives in supporting current students in financial difficulties due to the spread of Covid-19 disease

Financial Support for current students being affected by the Spread of the COVID-19 For current students who are suddenly facing financial difficulties due to the spread of the COVID-19, the following financial supports are offered by UTokyo and the Ministry of International Affairs and Communication.    【UTokyo】 ■Tuition Fee Exemption (Financial difficulties due to the

IPADS Students incoming and departing

September is by far the busiest month for IPADS program with departing and incoming students.     IPADS program, the Department of Global Agricultural Sciences held an annual students orientation on September 17th for 20 newly enrolled students of the program.       Congratulation for your graduations and welcome all for your enrollments to

IPADS Master’s and PhD Research – 1 –

Doing Fieldwork in Africa.
IPADS is global for the students’ nationality and their research fields.

About admission schedule and classes in response to coronavirus outbreak – 1 –

Lectures will move to online from new semester starting April 3. Admission schedule for September intake will be unchanged, but implemented with flexibility. March 26, 2020 Dear prospective and current IPADS students, Like all other communities around the world, IPADS/UTokyo is feeling strain under these unprecedented circumstances. We are continuously monitoring the situation on campus

Living in Tokyo – a guide for students

Tokyo is a modern metropolis that is known for being an eclectic mix of traditional, modern, local and foreign influences – you’ll be able to find most things you need here. We know it can still be a bit tough figuring out the basics when you first move to a new place though, so we’ve

Rice as a plant – more than just filling our bellies

Rice is a staple plant food that makes up a large portion of diets from Japan to sub-Saharan Africa and South America. Despite being grown for the grain, other parts of the plant don’t go to waste – there are a myriad uses for various parts of the plant. Professor Okada shares how during the

Congratulations for your graduation!

Two students in IPADS Master’s program received a diploma at 2017 Spring Diploma Presentation/Graduate Commencement Ceremony in the University of Tokyo on 22 March. The photo above was taken during commencement in the Department of Global Agricultural Sciences on Thursday and shows that Shogufa Popal, one of two graduates of the IPADS receives her diploma