Intensive Lecture Course by Prof. Xiaohua Yu (University of Göttingen) on July 29-31 and August 1, 2019

As part of a series of international collaborative courses offered by the Social Sciences and Humanities Unit for the Kyoto University Top Global Course (AGST), the Division of Natural Resource Economics will hold an intensive lecture course entitled “Food, Nutrition and Poverty in Developing and Transition Countries” (Special Lecture on Natural Resources Economics IVA) , taught by Prof. Xiaohua YU from the University of Göttingen on July 29-31 and August 1, 2019.

[Course Title]

Special Lecture on Natural Resources Economics IVA (生物資源経済学特別講義IVA) (Code: FC05000)

“Food, Nutrition and Poverty in Developing and Transition Countries”

[Number of credits]

1 (one)


Prof. Xiaohua YU

Chair Professor of Agricultural Economics in Developing and Transition
Countries, Courant Research Centre “Poverty, Equity, and Growth”, and
Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development,
University of Göttingen.

He is also Project Professor in the Top Global University Program at Kyoto University (2016-present).


July 29 (Mon): Lect. 1 (13:00-14:30) + Lect. 2 (14:45-16:15) + Lect. 3 (16:30-18:00)

July 30 (Tue): Lect. 4 (13:00-14:30) + Lect. 5 (14:45-16:15) + Lect. 6 (16:30-18:00)

July 31 (Wed): Lect. 7 (13:00-14:30) + Lect. 8 (14:45-16:15)

August 1 (Thur): Final Exam (13:00-14:30)


Room E220, 2nd Floor, Faculty/Graduate School of Agriculture Main Bldg.

Click  here  for a map of the venue.



[Outline and purpose of the course]

This course will share the research frontier and the main methods in the literature on food, nutrition and poverty issues in developing and transition countries.

It will help graduate students to understand the research frontier on food, nutrition and poverty issues in developing and transition countries, which mainly focus on China, Pakistan and African countries.

[Syllabus & Flyer]

Please see  Syllabus and Flyer for further information.


[For Academic Credit]: Registration on KULASIS is already closed.

   ■Students at GSA (Graduate School of Agriculture):

     Please register via KULASIS during the designated registration period:

       ・April 2- 14:  Timetable creation

       ・April 15- 16: Registration

       ・April: 19- 22 :  Correction

       ・April 24 (5:00 pm) : Confirmation of registration

   ■Students at other Graduate Schools: 

   Students at other Graduate Schools also can register for this course via KULASIS. However, the registration period may differ from one Graduate School to another. Please contact the student affairs office of your affiliated Graduate School for more detailed information about the course registration procedure.

[For Non-credit Participation as an auditor]:

Please register with Assistant Teaching Staff Mr. Makoto Kuroda by contacting him at:

kuroda.makoto.6a[at] (please replace [at] with @)

by July 22 (Mon), 2019.

※Registration for non-credit participation will be accepted on a first-come and first-served basis and will be closed upon reaching the full capacity.


Makoto KURODA, Assistant Teaching Staff, Division of Natural Resource Economics, Graduate School of Agriculture

E-mail: kuroda.makoto.6a[at] (please replace [at] with @)

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