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ERIA Symposium "Energy and Food Strategy for Sustainable Economic Growth in East Asia"

5 December 2008

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12:20 - 17:50 on Friday, December 5, 2008


Tokyo, Japan

Organized by:

Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)

Co-organized by:

ASEAN Secretariat, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)

Supported by:

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (METI)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA)
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan (MAFF)
Nippon Keidanren (Japan Business Federation)
Nikkei Inc.


Mr. Hidetoshi NISHIMURA, Executive Director of ERIA


Mr. Toshihiro NIKAI, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
Ms. Seiko HASHIMOTO, State Secretary for Foreign Affairs
Mr. Noritoshi ISHIDA, Senior Vice-Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Dr. Surin PITSUWAN, Secretary-General of ASEAN; ERIA Governing Board Member


SESSION 1 "Food Strategy for Sustainable Economic Growth"


Dr. Takashi SHIRAISHI, President, Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO;
ERIA Academic Advisory Council Member


Dr. Bungaran SARAGIH, Professor of Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia
Dr. Yuthasak SUPASORN, President, National Food Institute, Thailand
Dr. Ramesh CHAND, National Professor, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)
* Mr. Arthur C. YAP, Secretary of Agriculture, the Philippines was unable to attend due to flight delay.


SESSION 2 "Energy Strategy for Sustainable Economic Growth"


Dr. Tsutomu TOICHI, Senior Managing Director and CKO,
Chief Executive Researcher, The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan


Mr. Keisuke SADAMORI, Counselor, International Energy Negotiation,
Agency of Natural Resources and Energy, METI, Japan
Dr. BAI Quan, Deputy Director, Energy Efficiency Center, Energy Research Institute,
National Development and Reform Commission, China
Mr. Ibrahim H. REHMAN, Director, Social Transformation Division,
The Energy and Resources Institute, India
Mr. NGUYEN Manh Hung, Executive Director, ASEAN Centre for Energy


Dr. Fukunari KIMURA, Chief Economist of ERIA; Professor, Faculty of Economics, Keio University, Japan


Mr. Michitaka NAKATOMI, President of JETRO


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