‚PDOverall information

1.1 Date

  The Biomass Asia 2006 Meeting gReport on the Investigation and Technological Exchange Projects Concerning Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental Problemsh was held on Monday, March 19, 2007.

1.2 Venue

  The meeting was held at Zenbeihan Shokuryo Kaikan Building, 3-3-6 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083 JAPAN. The telephone number of the building was 81-(0)3-3222-9621, and the URL was http://www.zenbeihan.com/kaigi_99acc.html.

1.3 Purpose

  The purpose of this meeting was to present the result of investigation gTechnological Exchange Projects Concerning Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental Problemsh to the representatives in the Asian countries.  The investigation was entrusted to the Japan Institute of Energy from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishery, Japan.  It was expected that additional comments and information were obtained, and that the result of the investigation was shared with the people of the economies.  The networking of the Asian members who are interested in Asian biomass was also discussed. 

1.4  Participants

<Investigation Committee> ( * Chair   + Manager)
  Prof. Shiro Saka : Department of Socio-Environmental Energy Science,
                                 Graduate School of Energy Science, Kyoto University  *
  Dr. Shigeo Matsumoto : Senior Researcher of Crop Production and Environment Division,
                                 Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences
 
Ass. Prof. Yukihiko Matsumura : Department of Mechanical System Engineering,
                                 Hiroshima University  +
 
Dr. Tomoaki Minowa : Team Leader of Biomass System Technology Team,
                                 Biomass Technology Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial
                                 Science and Technology
  Dr. Hiroshi Sano : President of Laboratory of Global Energy System
 
Dr. Hiromi Yamamoto : Chief researcher of Socio-economic Research Center ,
                 @@@@Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry
 
Ph. D. Takuyuki Yoshioka : Research Assistant, Lab. of Forest Utilization and Housing
                                 Dept. of Forest Science and Resources, College of Bioresource Sciences,
                                 Nihon University Dr. Takuyuki Yoshioka
 
Dr. Yoshito Yuyama : Head of Research Team for Biomass Recycling System,
  Department of Rural Technologies, National Institute for Rural Engineering
  Dr. Kinya Sakanishi : Director of Biomass Technology Research Center,
                                  National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
<Advisory Committee> ( * Chair   + Manager)
 
Prof. Shinya Yokoyama : Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences,
                                  The University of Tokyo *
 
Prof. Osamu Kitani : Advanced Research Institute for the Science and Humanities,
                                  Nihon University
 
Ass. Prof. Yukihiko Matsumura : Department of Mechanical System Engineering,
                                  Hiroshima University  +
 
Dr. Miyuki Tomari : Chief director of Biomass Industrial Society Network (BIN), NPO
 
Prof. Kenji YamajiGraduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
<Visitors>
  Prof. Mohamad Ali Hassan : Universiti Putra Malaysia
@Faculty of Biotechnology and
                                  Biomolecular Sciences
  Dr. Jessie Cansanay Elauria : Universiyt of the Philippines@College of Engineering and
                                  Agro-Industrial Technology
  Dr. Petrus Panaka : Dr. Research Professor of Yayasan Bina Usaha Lingkungan@
  Dr. Hai Nam Truong : Vietnamese Academi of Science and Technology@Institute of Biotechnology
  Prof. Dehua Liu : Tsinghua University@Departmet of Chemical Engineering
  Dr. Paritud Bhandhubanyong : National Metal and Mateials Technology Ceter@
  Dr. Jin-Suk Lee : Korea Institute of Energy Research@Biomass Research Center
  Prof. Tzay-An Shiau : National Taiwan Ocean University@Department of Harbor and
                                  River Engineering
  Dr. Lixin Zhao : Chinese Academy of Agricultural Engineering
  Dr. Nuwong Chollacoop : National Metal and Materials Technology Center@
  Dr. Nadirman Haska : Director of Biotech Center, Agency for the Assessment and
                                  Application of Technology (BPPT)
<Sponser
>
  Dr. Hiroshi Kurogi : Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishery of Japan
  Mr. Yasushi Maruyama : Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishery of Japan
  Ms. Mariko Tsukamoto : Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishery of Japan
<Secretary>    
  Mr. Hiromitsu Moridera : Secretary General of the Japan Institute of Energy


1.5 Program

13:30  Welcome address                       Shiro Saka
13:40  1. Report on investigation tour to each country

              Thailand         Takuyuki Yoshioka
14:10    Indonesia       Hiromi Yamamoto
14:40    China            
 Tomoaki Minowa
                   (Break)

15:00  2. General discussion         Chair: Shiro Saka

        
@ Summary of the report               Yukihiko Matsumura
15:10    Comments from each country
@@@@@China@@@@@@@@Lixin Zhao
@@@@@Indonesia                         Nadirman Haska
@@@@@Thailand                           Nuwong Chollacoop
@@@@@Chinese Taipei               Tzay-An Shiau
@@@@@Korea                               Jin-Suk Lee
           
@@Malaysia                          Mohamad Ali Hassan
           
@@Philippines                      Jessie Cansanay Elauria
           
@@Vietnam                           Truong Nam Hai
16:00    Discussion

                   (Break)

17:00  3. Discussion on networking    Chair: Shin-ya Yokoyama

@@@@@
China                               Dehua Liu
             
      Indonesia                         Petrus Panaka
             
      Japan                               Yukihiko Matsumura
             
      Korea                               Jin-Suk Lee
             
      Malaysia                          Mohamad Ali Hassan
             
      Philippines                      Jessie Cansanay Elauria
             
      Taipei, Chinese              Tzay-An Shiau
             
      Thailand                           Paritud Bhandhubanyong
             
      Vietnam                           Hai Nam Truong
17:45 Closing address          Hiroshi Kurogi

RECEPTION
       Zenbeihan Shokuryo-kaikan Building
       Foreign delegates are invited.
       Japanese participants: 5,000 JPY

18:00 Opening address               Shin-ya Yokoyama
18:10 Toast                                 
 Dehua Liu
20:00 Closing address                 Paritud Bhandhubanyong