JICA Ogata Research Institute

Experts

FUJIIE Hitoshi

Executive Senior Research FellowFull-time

Educational Background

PhD in agricultural economics, Chiba University, Japan, March 2010
MSc in agricultural economics, Chiba University, Japan, March 2000

Career Background

Executive Senior Research Fellow, JICA Research Institute, June 2021 to date
Senior Representative, Zambia Office, December 2015 - May 2021
Deputy Director, Team 3, Agricultural and Rural Development Group 2, Rural Development Department, October 2012 – November 2015
Deputy Director, Operations Management Division, Operation Strategy Department, January 2010 - September 2012
Representative, JICA Uganda Office, March 2006 - December 2009
Project Management Officer, Arid and Semi-Arid Farming Area Team (in charge of SSA), Rural Development Department, April 2004 - February 2006
Project Management Officer, Agricultural Development Study Division, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Development Department, May 2002 - March 2004
Program Officer, Program Division, Kyushu International Center, April 2000 - April 2002

Major Publications

H. Fujiie, A. Maruyama, M. Fujiie, M. Takagaki, D. J. Merrey, M. Kikuchi, 2011, Why invest in minor projects in Sub-Saharan Africa? An exploration of the scale economy and diseconomy of irrigation projects, Irrigation and Drainage System(25), 39-60.

H. Fujiie, 2010, Experimental Study on Possibility of Green Revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa; Case of New Rice Variety in Uganda, as PhD thesis.

H. Fujiie, A. Maruyama, M. Fujiie, M. Takagaki, and M. Kikuchi, 2010, Determinants of NERICA Adoption in Uganda Based on Duration Analysis, Tropical Agriculture and Development 54(1), 17-24.

H. Fujiie, A. Maruyama, M. Fujiie, M. Takagaki, and M. Kikuchi, 2010, Potential of NERICA Production in Uganda: Based on the Simulation Results of Cropland Optimization, Tropical Agricultural Development 54(2), 44-50.

H. Fujiie, A. Maruyama, M. Fujiie, M. Takagaki, and M. Kikuchi, 2010, Status of NERICA Dissemination and its Determinants: The Case of Uganda, HortResearch 64, 1-8.

H. Fujiie, 2006, Study on the Capacity Building and Development for Smallholder Irrigation Schemes in the Republic of Malawi, Farming Japan.

A. Maruyama, H. Fujiie, M. Kikuchi, 2001. Development Phases of Irrigated Agriculture in Monsoon Asia : The Case of the Philippines, Tropical Agriculture and Development 45(3), 216-224.

A. Maruyama, H. Fujiie, M. Kikuchi, 2001, Determinants of Public Irrigation in the Philippines –A granger Causality Test, Journal of Rural Economics 72(4), 165-174.

H. Fujiie, 2000, Development Phase of Public Irrigation System in the Philippines, as MSc thesis.



 

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