Day II: December 12 (Friday)

08:30 Participants Registration

Session I Migration and Counter Migration

Coordinator: Dr. Shin Nagata (Professor of Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo at Yayoi – GSALS/UT)

09:00 Japanese Immigration to Brazil
Dr. Yoichi Koike (Professor of Graduate School of Economics, Ritsumeikan University at Kusatsu – GSE/RU)
09:30 Nikkei Brazilian Migration to Japan
Dr. Daijiro Nishikawa (Professor Emeritus of Hosei University - HU)

Session II Japanese Immigrant Farmers in Brazilian Agriculture

Coordinator: Dr. Fumio Tamura (Director of Field Science Center, Tottori University at Koyama – FSC/TU; Professor of Graduate School of Agriculture, Tottori University at Koyama – GSA/TU)

10:20 History of Japanese Agricultural and Rural Development Cooperation in Brazil
Representative of the Japan International Cooperation Agency - JICA
10:50 Evolution of Modern Agriculture in São Paulo State and Contributions of Japanese Immigrant Farmers
Dr. Roberval Daiton Vieira (Ex-Dean and Professor of FCAV/UNESP)
12:30 Agricultural Development in the Cerrado Region – Lessons and Future Perspectives of a Japan-Brazil Technical Cooperation Program
Mr. Isidoro Yamanaka (Ex-Special Assistant to MAPA Minister, Ex-Chief of Cerrado Development Section, MAPA)
13:00 Cerrado Horticulture and Nikkei Farmers
Dr. Osvaldo Kiyoshi Yamanishi (Associate Professor of Faculty of Agronomy and Veterinary Medicine, University of Brasília – FAV/UnB)
13:30 Agriculture in Southern Bahia State and Nikkei Farmers
Dr. Milton Macoto Yamada (Researcher of Cacao Research Center at Ilheus of the Executive Commission of the Cacao Cultivation Plan – CPC/CEPLAC)
14:00 CEPLAC’s Agricultural Education and Nikkei Farmers
Mr. Jackson Emanoel Benevides Prado (Ex-Director and Instructor of the Regional Agricultural High School at Uruçuca of the Executive Commission of the Cacao Cultivation Plan – EMARC/CEPLAC)
14:30 Nikkei Agroforestry and Tropical Fruit Cultivation in the Amazon
Dr. Osvaldo Ryohei Kato (Researcher of EMBRAPA Amazônia Oriental)

Session III Brazilian Agricultural Trade – Current State and Future Perspectives

Coordinator:Dr. Junichi Shimizu(Research Director of Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries – PRI/MAFF)

15:50 Brazilian Agribusiness Trends in the International Market
Mr. José Carlos Vaz (Agribusiness Director of Banco do Brasil – BB)
16:20 Progress of Food Processing Technology in São Paulo and BrazilDr. Armando Kazuo Fujii (Professor of Faculty of Agricultural Engineering, State University of Campinas – FEAGRI/UNICAMP)
16:50 Brazilian Traceability System
Mr. Maçao Tadano (Director of Plant Protection Division, MAPA)
17:20 The Safety and Security Standards in Japan 17:20
Dr. Sakae Shibusawa (Professor of GSA/TUAT)