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AAINews Theme List

◇Agriculture and Greening in Arid Lands◇

Kind of Tree Planting Activities in United Arab Emirates Large Scale Afforestation and Urban Greening Vol. 1 (1997)
Plant Species Used Vol. 2 (1997)
How to Plant Trees in Large Scale Afforestation Vol. 3 (1998)
Various Trials by Forestry Department Vol. 4 (1998)
Various Trials by Abu Dhabi Municipality Vol. 5 (1998)
Problems to be overcome in Future Vol. 6 (1998)
Plants in Arid Lands and Their Utilization Plants in Arid Lands and Their Utilization (1): Introduction Vol. 1 (1997)
Plants in Arid Lands and Their Utilization (2) Vol. 2 (1997)
Plants in Arid Lands and Their Utilization (3): Alluvial Fan Vol. 3 (1998)
Plants in Arid Lands and Their Utilization (4): Dune Vol. 4 (1998)
Plants in Arid Lands and Their Utilization (5): Interdunal Plain and Wadi Vol. 5 (1998)
Plants in Arid Lands and Their Utilization (6): Halophytes Vol. 6 (1998)
Plants in Arid Lands and Their Utilization (7) Vol. 7 (1998)
Agriculture and Irrigation in Arid Lands - From a Viewpoint of Sustainability Irrigated Agriculture in Arid Lands Vol. 7 (1998)
Flood Water Irrigation in Pakistan Vol. 8 (1998)
Falaj and Oasis Agriculture in UAE Vol. 9 (1999)
Rain-fed Agriculture in Syria Vol. 10 (1999)
Agriculture and Supplementary Irrigation in Zimbabwe Vol. 11 (1999)
Problems Arid Regions Face and Means of Making Full Use of Arid Conditions Vol. 12 (1999)
Designing Roots Workshop: Designing Roots Vol. 12 (1997)
Homepage “Root Design” Vol. 37 (2002)
Mini Series: Sequel to “Designing Roots”(1): Progress after the Workshop Vol. 49 (2005)
Mini Series: Sequel to “Designing Roots”(2): Development of appropriate technology following long-root cultivation Vol. 50 (2005)
Mini Series: Sequel to “Designing Roots”(3): Extension Methods for Appropriate Techniques already developed Vol. 56 (2006)
Mini Series: Sequel to “Designing Roots”(4): Future potential Vol. 58 (2007)
Efficient Use of Water Rresources in Arid Land Introduction of water saving irrigation in Syria Vol. 35 (2003)
Traditional method of water use in Morocco Vol. 36 (2003)
Importance of rain-fed farming in Syria Vol. 38 (2003)
Irrigation and Water Saving in Arid Land - Case Study from Field Work State of irrigation by farmers Vol. 51 (2007)
Comparison between experimental research results and the realities of farming Vol. 52 (2007)
Expansion of irrigation agriculture and water saving irrigation Vol. 53 (2007)

◇Training and Capacity Development◇

Agricultural Extension and Training for Agricultural Extension Agents in Syria Why agricultural extension today? Vol. 31 (2002)
Agricultural extension system in Syria Vol. 32 (2002)
Agricultural extension agents training in Syria Vol. 33 (2003)
Agricultural extension and improvement plan in Syria Vol. 34 (2003)
Improvement of agricultural extension staff training in Syria Vol. 35 (2003)
The future of agricultural extension and extension staff training Vol. 36 (2003)
"Human Resource Development" - Our Challenges in Training Activities Introduction Vol. 43 (2005)
Training work at Tsukuba International Center Vol. 44 (2005)
Multiplying the training effects through follow-up activities Vol. 45 (2005)
Counterpart Training for Development Study and Expert Dispatch Program Vol. 46 (2005)
Acquiring agricultural technologies through the Third Country Training and the Technical Exchange Programs Vol. 47 (2006)
Challenges of Training Activities and Future Directions Vol. 48 (2006)
Reconsideration of Support Activities for Agriculture and Farmers - Comparison between Syria and Japan Introduction Vol. 55 (2008)
Trend of Public Extension System Vol. 56 (2008)
Research and Extension Vol. 57 (2008)
Shipment of Agricultural Products and Agricultural Cooperatives Vol. 58 (2008)
Two Types of Water Users Associations and Japan Vol. 59 (2009)
Reconsideration of Support Activities for Agriculture and Farmers Vol. 60 (2009)
Coordination between Technical Cooperation and Training Activities Introduction Vol. 55 (2008)
Follow-up Type Coordination Activities Vol. 56 (2008)
Coordination with Technical cooperation Project Vol. 57 (2008)
Emphasising Third Country Training Vol. 58 (2008)
Compound Program Type Vol. 59 (2009)
Future Development Vol. 60 (2009)
Are Japan's Cultivation Techniques and the Wisdom of Creative Japanese Farmers Applicable? Introduction Vol. 61 (2009)
Introduction of grafting techniques to prevent soil borne disease of tomatoes Vol. 62 (2009)
Should we plant a whole potato or cut a potato before planting? Vol. 63 (2010)
Pruning effects can be seen even with the determinate type tomatoes Vol. 64 (2010)
Supporting efforts to reduce pesticides use Vol. 65 (2010)
Conclusion Vol. 66 (2010)
Bridging training and extension activities Case study: Conducting training that contributes to the clarification on training needs and extension activities in Syria Vol. 68 (2011)
Clarification of extension needs and implementation of training that is directly useful for extension activities: Case study from JICA Tsukuba Vol. 69 (2011)
Implementing training courses that are useful for extension activities Vol. 70 (2011)
Implementing training courses that are useful for extension activities Vol. 71 (2012)

◇Resource Management and Environmental Conservation◇

Coexistence of Nature and Humans - The Path towards the 21st Century Introduction Vol. 19 (2000)
Challenges facing zero-emissions in Yakushima Vol. 20 (2000)
Permaculture in Zimbabwe Vol. 21 (2001)
Nature and Management of Okegaya-numa Marsh Vol. 22 (2001)
Ecotourism on Bohol Island, the Philippines Vol. 23 (2001)
Visit to Yashiro Village School Vol. 24 (2001)
Natural Environments of Wetlands Tana Delta, Kenya Vol. 23 (2001)
The Indus River in Pakistan Vol. 25 (2001)
Lubana Lake in Latvia Vol. 27 (2002)
Lessons Learned from Mangrove Ecosystems Mangroves and AAI Vol. 43 (2005)
Importance of Mangrove Ecosystems in Asia, Middle East and East Africa Vol. 44 (2005)
Expert Mission to Oman Vol. 45 (2005)
Development Study in THe Sultanate of Oman Vol. 46 (2005)
Efforts for conserving Mangrove Ecosystems in Other Areas Vol. 47 (2006)
Coastal Environmental Conservation and Regional Development Vol. 48 (2006)
Changes in Pastoral Society in Syria and Resource Management Sedentary of Nomadic Pastoralists Vol. 49 (2006)
Baqqara Tribesmen and the Abd Al Aziz Mountains Vol. 50 (2006)
Pastoralism combined with use of post-harvest farmland Vol. 51 (2007)
Formation of regular migration patterns and human pressure on mountain grassland vegetation Vol. 52 (2007)
Formation of human induced grassland landscape Vol. 53 (2007)
Prospects for future resource management Vol. 54 (2007)
From the frontline of environmental education Introduction Vol. 79 (2014)
Yatsuhigata Nature Observation Center Vol. 80 (2014)
Whole Earth Nature School Vol. 81 (2014)
Groundwork Mishima Vol. 82 (2014)
KEEP Association Vol. 83 (2015)
Environmental education challenges and future development Vol. 84 (2015)

◇GIS and Remote Sensing◇

You can do it! Remote Sensing Analysis How easy to start Remote Sensing Analysis Vol. 1 (1997)
Sensors on the Satellites and the Contents of the Data Vol. 2 (1997)
Image Processing Techniques commonly used for Analysis Vol. 3 (1998)
Combination of Satellite Data and Ground Data Vol. 4 (1998)
Utilization of Remote Sensing Analysis in Future Vol. 5 (1998)
AAI's Challenge for Database Management Database at AAI Vol. 19 (2000)
Management of numerical data in table format from BASIC and Excel to File Maker Vol. 20 (2000)
Geographic Information System (GIS) Vol. 21 (2001)
Case Study of Use of GIS by AAI Introduction Vol. 49 (2006)
Case Study from Pakistan Vol. 50 (2006)
Case Study from Tanzania Vol. 51 (2007)
Case Study from Oman Vol. 52 (2007)
Case Study from Syria Vol. 53 (2007)
GIS Use in Future Technical Cooperation Vol. 54 (2007)

◇Technical Cooperation and Grass Root Activities◇

Partnership between ODA and NGOs for effective international cooperation International Organizations and NGOs Vol. 25 (2001)
Japan and NGOs Vol. 26 (2001)
AAI and NGOs - Our Challenges Vol. 27 (2002)
AAI and NGOs - Our Project in Zimbabwe (1) Vol. 28 (2002)
AAI and NGOs - Our Project in Zimbabwe (2) Vol. 29 (2002)
For better ODANGO Vol. 30 (2002)
In Search of the Blue Bird - What is it that you long for? Prologue Vol. 31 (2002)
WTO and the market economy Vol. 32 (2002)
Improvement of agricultural local life and growth of local industries Vol. 33 (2003)
Non-commercial farming villages Vol. 34 (2003)
For what use? And how about the children's future? Vol. 35 (2003)
Epilogue Vol. 36 (2003)
Grassroots Collaboration - AAI's Approach Why grassroots taday? Vol. 37 (2003)
Collaboration with a local NGO in Zimbabwe Vol. 38 (2003)
Collaboration between experts and JOCV in Syria Vol. 39 (2004)
Social Interactions with Community Based Organizations in Oman Vol. 40 (2004)
Our Activities in Laos Vol. 41 (2004)
The Goals of Grassroots Cooperation Vol. 42 (2004)
Re-examination of Development Study Development Study at a Turning Point Vol. 37 (2003)
Hard and Soft Type Vol. 38 (2003)
Development Study with Pilot Studies Vol. 39 (2004)
What a Rural Agricultural Development Survey should offer Vol. 40 (2004)
Importance of the Preliminary Survey Vol. 41 (2004)
What is Development Study for? Vol. 42 (2004)
Past Technical Assistance for the Gulf States and Future Challenges Technical assistance to the gulf states in the fields of greening and agriculture Vol. 13 (1999)
Demonstration experiment by the Desert Development Institute, Japan Vol. 14 (1999)
JICA's technical assistance in the field of fish culture and desert greening Vol. 15 (2000)
Technical assistance by the private sector Vol. 16 (2000)
Landscape greening project in the suburban Dubai Vol. 17 (2000)
Tasks for the Future Vol. 18 (2000)
Japan's Agriculture and AAI Introduction Vol. 61 (2009)
Report from producers – What we can see from the home delivery system of organic vegetables Vol. 62 (2009)
Report from producers – Local producers’ group activities and coordination among communities in Ushimado, Okayama Prefecture Vol. 63 (2010)
Training in a farming region – Activities at Nature school Terakoya and regional cooperation (Kanra Town, Gunma Prefecture) Vol. 64 (2010)
Report from Hamamatsu – Agriculture as business and marketing Vol. 65 (2010)
AAI’s Involvement – Epilogue as a New Beginning Vol. 66 (2010)
Considering Project Evaluation Projects and Their Evaluation Vol. 61 (2009)
Projects and Their Evaluation -2- Vol. 67 (2011)
Visiting a Project of a Former Colleague Friends and colleagues who aim at organic farming Vol. 62 (2009)
Safe and secure vegetable cultivation in Ushimado Vol. 63 (2010)
Community revitalization through the Nature School Terakoya Vol. 64 (2010)
Close friends from far countries - AAI's training follow-up program AAI's training follow-up program Vol. 70 (2011)
Activities of ex-participants Vol. 71 (2012)
Activities and future program of ex-participants Vol. 72 (2012)
From assistance to business-from support to collaboration Introduction Vol. 73 (2012)
Environmental issues in the Gulf oil producing states Vol. 74 (2012)
Contractors in Syria Vol. 75 (2013)
Japan’s agriculture and cooperative work Vol. 76 (2013)
Is “business” conceivable for cooperation with ex-participants of JICA Tsukuba? Vol. 77 (2013)
Summary of various cases introduced in this series Vol. 78 (2013)
Water saving irrigation extension tools in Syria Use of 4 tools Vol. 79 (2014)
Discharge measurement kit Vol. 80 (2014)
Irrigation calendar Vol. 81 (2014)
Irrigation notebook Vol. 82 (2014)
Digital irrigation note Vol. 83 (2015)
For enhancing knowledge and awareness about water saving irrigation Vol. 84 (2015)
Reports from JICA Tsukuba ex-participants
(to be continued)
Uganda and Pakistan Vol. 79 (2014)
Bolivia and Madagascar Vol. 80 (2014)
Reports on activities of ex-participants from Central America
Field survey in El Salvador and Nicaragua in Central America Vol. 81 (2014)
Ex-participants in El Salvador Vol. 82 (2014)
Ex-participants in Nicaragua Vol. 83 (2015)
Continuing to improve training contents Vol. 84 (2015)