- The Academy for Super Smart Society
Akira Inaba (Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries)
Noriyuki Murakami (National Agriculture and Food Research Organization)
Satoshi Koike (vegetalia, inc.)
Satoshi Iida ( Kubota Corporation)
Would you like to join us in creating unique and innovative ideas using your expertise to work toward the realization of Super Smart Society? Specialist lecturers from companies and organizations participating in the Super Smart Society Promotion Consortium will provide you with on-demand lectures on cutting-edge practices, problems, solutions, and desirable future visions for the realization of Smart Agriculture.
What are the differences between Japanese and global agriculture? In this course, you will learn about the future direction of Japanese agriculture, the current state of smart agriculture, and other issues.
The evaluation of your academic achievement will be made through online discussions with other students after the lectures, which will be delivered every week.
Course schedule/Required learning
Lecture 1: Why is Smart Agriculture Needed? Problems in Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
Lecture 2: Be Smarter! Future of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
Lecture 3: Current state of research in agricultural information technology in Japan
Lecture 4: Realization of Society 5.0 by utilizing Precision Agriculture into Smart Agriculture in NARO, Japan
Lecture 5: Transforming Agri & Food Systems Under a Changing Climate
Lecture 6: Next-Generation Green Revolution Integrating Science and Technology
Lecture 7: Kubota’s approach to Smart Agriculture and future directions