Bottom up approach of Eco-health in Asia: A case of Mekong river basin in Cambodia
Relationship between Eco-health and ecosystem services should be discussed in our uncertain world. Especially, we would like to discuss how to apply local-oriented Eco-health including well-being tightly related with traditional livelihoods. We think such bottom up approach can contribute to attain planetary health. The symposium reports progress of a research project about Eco-health in Kratie province, Cambodia.
Keynote speaker : Dr. Tomoya Akimichi - Eco-health and local livelihood in Asia.
Other speakers (TBA): Dr. Yuzuru Utsunomiya, Dr. Minoru Wada, Dr. Keiichiro Iguchi, Dr. Takahiro Ota, Dr. Hironori Hamasaki (Nagasaki University).
Professor Emeritus of Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN), Kyoto and National Museum of Ethnology (NME), Osaka, Japan
Mr. Tomoya AKIMICHI, D.Sc. is Professor Emeritus of Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN), Kyoto, and National Museum of Ethnology (NME), Osaka, Japan.
At present, the author is director-general of Fujisan World Heritage Center, Yamanashi. Major academic concern is ecological anthropology, and ethno-biology, and has engaged in studies of maritime communities extensively in Oceania (Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea), Southeast Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia), and Ryukyu islands, Japan. Marine resource management, the common property regime, and ethno-ecology are particular interests. Also, traditional navigation and indigenous knowledge systems in Satawal, Caroline Islands, Micronesia was studied in 1980.
Regarding the research in the Mekong Basin, the author organized RIHN’s research project “A trans-disciplinary study in tropical Monsoon Asia”in 2004-2008, and conducted research in Lao PDR, Yunnan, China, and Thailand. See T. Akimichi ed. 2009 An Illustrated Eco-History in Mekong River Basin. White Lotus. The author published more than 300 articles and essays, and edited many books, journals, and newsletter.
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