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2018-11-30

The JICA Group Training Course on "Appropriate Management of Land and Water Resources for Sustainable Agriculture in Arid & Semi-Arid Region, (B)”2018 paid a courtesy call on the President.

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 On November 26, on opening The JICA Group Training Course on "Appropriate Management of Land and Water Resources for Sustainable Agriculture in Arid & Semi-Arid Region, (B)”2018, the trainees paid a courtesy call on the President of the University. This fiscal year, 7 trainees were welcomed from 6 countries; Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

 As part of international cooperation, the University has been offering the English course for this Training since 1989, and a Russian course has been added newly this fiscal year. This Training Course is intended to provide assistance in improving the knowledge and technology necessary for the appropriate management of land and water resources and to disperse such knowledge and technology as acquired in Japan in organizations and object regions in the trainees’ respective countries.

 The Training lasts for 10 days where the trainees will attend professional sessions conducted by lecturers belonging to the agricultural department of the University, the Arid Lands Research Center and the International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas. The trainees are also scheduled to have a field tour of the land improvement districts in the prefecture.

 The President of the University, in greeting the trainees, commented that “It is certainly a ‘fate’ for you with diverse backgrounds to gather here in the University for the training. We pray that you will learn many valuable things that may help your own country.”

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2018-11-12

Entrance Ceremony for Academic Year 2018 of the United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Tottori University

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 The Entrance Ceremony for Academic Year 2018 of the United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Tottori University was held on October 5, 2018 under the attendance of the related officials of Shimane University, Yamaguchi University and our university, and 7 people enrolled the graduate school.

 President Teshima said in a ceremony, "The Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences marks 30 years this year since its foundation in 1989. During this period, we have produced 851 graduates, and many of our graduates are foreign students, who after returning to their home countries are active as leaders in diverse fields. " Furthermore, he gave encouragement to enrolled students saying, "in addition to producing fruitful research results, it is my home that you further develop your capabilities through research activities and are nurtured as human resources who can be active globally as researchers, engineers, or educators."

      

The breakdown of enrolled students is as follows.

      

Number of enrolled students ... Numbers in parentheses represent foreign students

· Department of Bioenvironmental Science: 1 person (1 person)

· Department of Bioresources Science: 2 persons (2 persons)

· Department of Global Arid Land Science: 4 persons (4 persons)

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