Introduction to Sustainabile Agriculture in Rural Areas University of Tsukuba
Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences
Master's Program in Agro-Bioresources Science and Technology
This graduate course provides concepts and practices of sustainable agriculture in rural areas covering soil structure and fertility, sustainable water management, chemical application systems, site-specific management and decision support systems. The participatory rural appraisal for sustainable agricultural practices, supply and value chain analysis in agribusiness, and ICT planning in agriculture are core discussion topics. In addition, an innovative research project is also included for sustainable agricultural practices.