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Agricultural Innovation in Asia: Efficiency, Welfare, and Technology

Teruaki Nanseki

This book covers the major findings of almost all types of innovation in agriculture that includes product and process innovation, marketing and organizational innovation, and extended to institutional changes and social welfare in agricultural innovation in Asia. Specially, this book provides the measuring of these types of agricultural innovation on production, economics, and social welfare. Furthermore, this book provides the overview of smart farming in two advanced countries in Asia in this field, which are China and Japan along with its innovation. This book also aims to give an overview on the development of agricultural innovation in the era of digital agriculture over the world.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Springer
  • Publish Date: Mar 22nd, 2024
  • Pages: 288
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2023 -
  • Dimensions: 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00lb
  • EAN: 9789811990885
  • Categories: Industries - AgribusinessAgriculture - General

About the Author

Professor Teruaki Nanseki was born in Okayama Prefecture in Japan. His academic specialties are agricultural and farm management and agricultural informatics. In 1991, he was conferred a doctorate in agronomy by Kyoto University. Both his bachelor's and master's degrees in agronomy were from Okayama University. He worked in the national research institutes for agriculture and food science for over 20 years. He has been a professor at Kyushu University since 2007. His research works cover not only theory, methods, and information system development in the major fields but also their applications and practices in the real world. His first research topic focuses on the management of risk, information, and human resources of farms. The second topic examines the development and growth of both farms and agriculture. The third topic emphasizes on agricultural innovation, smart farming, and digital agriculture. These research topics are closely connected. He has been the president of the Japanese Society of Agricultural Informatics since 2019. Moreover, he was the president of the Japanese Society of Farm Management from 2014 to 2016.