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May 1(9:30 - 17:35)
Opening Session
Session1 Traditional Knowledge and Science-Policy Interface
Session2 Agricultural Biodiversity and Traditional Knowledge

May 2(9:30 - 17:30)
Session3 Forest Biodiversity and Traditional Knowledge
Session4 Governance of SEPLS

May 3(9:30 - )

May 1
Opening Session Welcoming Remarks by Kanazawa University
- Koetsu Yamazaki, President, Kanazawa University

- Leena Finér, OECD, Theme Coordinator, Cooperative Research Programme (CRP), Scientific Advisory Body

- Kazuaki Hoshino (Director-General), Nature Conservation Bureau, Ministry of the Environment (MoE)

- Eiryu Sanatani (Deputy Director-General), International Affairs Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF)

- Hamada Takasi (Director-General Environment Department), Ishikawa Prefecture

- Shinichi Takemura (The Deputy Mayor of Komatsu City), Komatsu City

Keynote Speech by UNU
Building a Sustainable and Resilient Society through the Use of Traditional Knowledge in Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes (SEPLS)
Prof. Kazuhiko Takeuchi, Senior Vice-Rector

Brief Presentation on CRP by CRP Theme Coordinator
Hitoshi Nakagawa Special Advisor, Cooperative Research Programme (CRP), Scientific Advisory Body

Session1 Traditional Knowledge and Science-Policy Interface
1.1 An Overview of the Science-policy Interface among Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Terrestrial Land Use for Production Landscapes
Dr. Ian Thompson, Natural Resource Canada (Canada)

1.2 Conservation of Biodiversity in the Field of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Takanori Kanno, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) Section Chief of Biodiversity Conservation Global Environment Policy Office Environment Policy Division

1.3 Measuring Ecosystem Services of Social-ecological Production Landscapes of Noto: toward the Economics of Satoyama
Dr. Shizuka Hashimoto, (Kyoto)

1.4 Biocultural Diversity and Rural Landscapes: notes on the European Landscape Convention, UNESCO and FAO - GIAHS
Prof. Mauro Agnoletti, Università di Firenze (Italy)

Session2 Agricultural Biodiversity and Traditional Knowledge
2.1 Agricultural Biodiversity and Traditional Practices as Reflected in the European Common Agricultural Policy
Dr. Manfred Klein, German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN) (Germany)

2.2 Access and Benefit-Sharing under the Framework of FAO IT PGR FA and CBD for Agriculture
Prof. Kazuo Watanabe, Tsukuba University (Japan)

2.3 Conservation of Agrobiodiversity as a Basis for Food and Livelihood Security and Adaptation to Global Change in the Pacific Islands
Prof. Randolph Thaman, (US/Fiji)

2.4 Indigenous Traditional Knowledge in the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) and the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (UNCBD) Regimes
Dr. Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger, International Development Law Organization (IDLO) (Italy)

May 2
Session3 Forest Biodiversity and Traditional Knowledge
3.1 Ecosystem Service from Forest Biodiversity
Dr. Kimiko Okabe, FFPRI (Japan)

3.2 Value of Traditional Knowledge in Forest Policy Process

Prof. Youn Yeo-Chang, Seoul National University (South Korea)

3.3 Impacts of Conventional Versus New Knowledge Systems on Farming Success: A Case Study of Shiitake Mushroom Production on the Noto Peninsula, Japan
Dr. Ryo Kohsaka, Kanazawa Univ. (Japan)

3.4 Cultural Heritage and Biodiversity in Forest Management in Boreal Zone of Scandinavia
Dr. Jari Parviainen, METLA (Finland)

3.5 Traditional Community Forest Management and Agricultural Practices in a Changing World
Prof. Laszlo Jager, West Sopron Univ. (Hungary)

3.6 Traditional Knowledge Used in Tropical Forest Management: Experiences and Lessons Learnt on the Ground
Dr.John Leigh, ITTO (Japan)

Session4 Governance of SEPLS
4.1 A Synergy and Trade-off Analysis of Satoyama Landscapes for Addressing Key Challenges in Asia-Pacific Biodiversity and Ecosystem Service Assessments
Dr. Osamu Saito, UNU (Japan)

4.2 Forest Tree Genetic Resources and Governance Needs and Failures
Judy Loo, Biodiversity (Italy)

4.3 Inuit Knowledge and Environmental Assessment in Nunavut, Canada
Darek Gondor, Environmental Assessment Officer Science and Policy Integration Natural Resources Canada

4.4 Resilience Thinking in traditional Knowledge for Urban and Rural Landscape of Korea
Joon Hwan Shin, Dongyang University

May 3
Final Session
Wrap up discussion and recommendation for Policy Proposal by scientists

International Proposal: CBD, IPBES, ITPGR and contribution of traditional knowledge in SEPLS

National Proposal: GIAHS sites in Ishikawa Prefecture

Local: Scientists and field research

Concluding Remarks
- Brief Comments by CRP Theme Coordinator
Speaker from Kanazawa University

GIAHS site visits (Depend on Funding & Time)