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Hosei University, Faculty of Sustainability Studies    Professor: Ryo Fujikura

Establishment of an evaluation method for supporting measures to strengthen reporting ability of climate change in developing countries

Research grant

Project Description

Based on the Paris Agreement, each country is beginning to report to the UNFCCC Secretariat the countermeasures and situation on climate change. However, there are countries in developing areas which lack the ability to provide these reports. Developed countries are obliged to support the development of these capabilities, but there is no established method to evaluate the effectiveness of this support. [No. R17-0019]

Relationship between People and Society
Grant year
FY2017 Research Grants
Grant term
Three years (From April 2018 to March 2021)
Grant amount
4.48 million yen
Activity region
The Philippines, Vietnam (The government office carries out climate change counter-measures, and the government office creates reports based on the climate change of each country)
Negotiation of international climate change framework

Overview of the Organization

Professor: Ryo Fujikura
Project organization
Hosei University
Faculty of Sustainability Studies
Professor: Ryo Fujikura
Specialist field: Environmental Systems, International Environmental Cooperation
Affiliated academic societies: Society of Environmental Science Japan, The Japan Society for International Development, Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, Japan Society of Civil Engineers
1978: Graduated from School of Science, The University of Tokyo (Bachelor of Science)
1980: Acquired a master's degree in specialist training from Department of Chemistry, School of Science, The University of Tokyo (Master of Science)
1982: Acquired a Doctorate degree in Science (Doktor der Naturwissenschaften) from The University of Innsbruck graduate school
1984: Appointed Director General of the Secretary Section at the Environment Agency
1990: Joined the Development and Planning Division of the Overseas Economic Cooperation Fund (OECF)
1993: Deputy Head of the Global Environment Department, Japan Environment Agency
1995: Associate Professor, Center for Environmental System Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University
1999: Professor at the Department of Economics, Ritsumeiken University
2003: Professor of Environmental Sciences, Hosei University
Research record
  1. Ryo Fujikura and Mikiyasu Nakayama (2017) Beyond Land-for-Land: Toward a New Paradigm of Resettlement Policy, Asian Journal of Environment and Disaster Management, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp.1-10, doi: 10.3850/S179392402016000016
  2. Erhan Akça, Daisuke Sasaki, and Ryo Fujikura (2017) An Unexpectedly Successful Resettlement: The Atatürk Dam Resettlers to Western Turkey, Asian Journal of Environment and Disaster Management, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 39-48, doi: 10.3850/S179392402016000041
  3. Masato Kawanishi and Ryo Fujikura (2017) Incentives for Sustainable National Greenhouse Gas Inventory in Developing Countries, International Journal of Environmental Science and Development, Vol. 8, No. 10, pp.748-752, doi: 10.18178/ijesd.2017.8.10.1050