Project Members

Project Leader

  • SAKAKIBARA, Masayuki

    Professor, Project Leader, and Research Supervisor, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN)

Professor Masayuki Sakakibara is an earth scientist with multidisciplinary backgrounds of Geology, Petrology, Astrobiology, Geochemistry, Medical Geology, Geoengineering, and Remediation Engineering etc., currently working at Faculty of Collaborative Regional Innovation and Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Ehime University in Ehime Prefecture.

His strong interest in environmental pollution led him to intensive fieldwork and activities to reduce mercury pollution and poverty problems in artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) areas in Indonesia for over eight years, work conducted with students, scientists, researchers, and various stakeholders from Indonesia, ASEAN countries, and Japan.

Professor Sakakibara is also responsible for international conferences and seminars such as Transdisciplinary Research on Environmental Problems in Southeast Asia (TREPSEA) and Transdisciplinary Research and Practice for Reducing Environmental Problems (TRPNEP), which focus on transdisciplinary approaches to research and practice, as well as development of various regional innovations for the reduction of environmental pollutions in ASEAN countries.

SRIREP Project Members

  • MATSUDA, Hiroyuki

    Professor, Yokohama National University, Leader of Natural Science Group

  • SHIMAGAMI, Motoko

    Associate Professor, Ehime University, Sociology of Community in ASGM Area

  • MATSUMOTO, Yuichi

    Professor, Kwansei Gakuin University, Theoretical and Practical Studies on TDCOP

  • KASAMATSU, Hiroki

    Senior Assistant Professor, Ehime University, Sociology of the Local Community in ASGM Area

  • KIMIJIMA, Satomi

    Researcher, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Case studies of ASGM sites in Indonesia and Myanmar

  • KUANG, Xiaoxu

    Researcher, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Chemical Analysis of Environmental Samples

  • WIN THIRI KYAW

    Researcher, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Medical Study on Mercury Toxicity in Myanmar

  • KOMATSU, Satoru

    Associate Professor, Nagasaki University, Social-economic Evaluation in ASGM Area

  • YAMAMOTO, Yuki

    Associate Professor, Nagasaki University, Social-economic Evaluation in ASGM Area

  • NARABAYASHI, Kenji

    Professor, Ehime University, Environmental Law in Southeast Asian Countries

  • KITAMURA, Kenji

    Assistant Professor, Kanazawa University, Theoretical Study on TDCOP

  • ABE, Akira

    Professor, Mie Prefectural College Of Nursing, Theoretical Research on Poverty and Environmental Ethics Problems

  • MIYAKITA, Takeshi

    Professor, Kumamoto Gakuen University, Research on a Reconstruction of Community/Epidemiologic Survey on ASGM Areas

  • SAYANAGI, Nobuo

    Associate Professor, Yamanashi Eiwa College, Psychological Study on Poverty in ASEAN Countries

  • YAMAGUCHI, Tsutomu

    Chief of Nagoya Office, ESPEC MIC Corp., Technological Support for the Development Plant Products

  • SUGAWARA, Hisanari

    Curator, Gunma Museum of Natural History, Study on Community Management of Global Geopark

  • OKAMOTO, Ikuko

    Professor, Toyo University, Study on International Development

  • MIYASAKI, Hidetoshi

    Visiting Researcher, National Museum of Ethnology, Practical Research of Value-added Composite Agriculture in a Non-polluted Area

  • ITO, Yutaka

    Lecturer, Akita University, Social-economic Evaluation in ASGM Area

  • WATANABE, Yasuko

    CEO, Watanabe-tette, Design Development of Traditional Hand-craft “Karawang” in Gorontalo Province

  • KOIZUMI, Hatsue

    Staff, Soshisha, the Minamata Disease Museum, Sociology of community in ASGM Area

  • ABBAS, Habo Hasriwiani

    Lecturer and Researcher, Universitas Islam Indonesia, Medical Geology of Traditional Smelters in Sulawesi

  • BASRI

    Lecturer and Researcher, College of Health Sciences Makassar, Environmental Science in ASGM Area in Bombana Regency, Southeast Sulawesi Province, Indonesia

  • PRASETIA, Hendra

    Lecturer and Researcher, Development of Bioindicator using Dendrochemistry, Lampung University

  • GAFUR, Abdul Nurfitri

    Expert of Researcher, BAPPEDA-LITBANG of Bone Bolango Regency, Environmental Science in ASGM Area in Bone Bolango Regency

  • PATEDA, Sri Manovita

    Graduate student, Ehime University, Development of Bioindicator on Mercury Exposure

  • BASIR

    Graduate Student, Ehime University, Case study in Bombana Regency, Southeast Sulawesi Province, Indonesia

  • BADARU, Arifia Warapsari

    Graduate Student, Ehime University, Survey of Geosites in Gorontalo Geopark Concept

  • RACHAMAN, Agus Bahar

    Graduate Student, Ehime University, Practical Research of Value-added Composite Agriculture in Non-polluted Area

  • ISA, Ishak

    Professor, State University of Gorontalo, Study on Bioethanol

  • MOHAMAD, Jahja

    Associate Professor, State University of Gorontalo, Physical Analytical Study on Natural Products

  • ARIFIN, Indriati Yayu

    Lecturer and Researcher, State University of Gorontalo, Analysis of Total Mercury Concentration on Natural Samples, Study on Medical Geology

  • LAHINTA, Agus

    Lecturer, State University of Gorontalo, Study on Karawo Management

  • OLILINGO, Fachruddin

    Lecturer, State University of Gorontalo, Social-economical Evaluation on Transdisciplinary Practical Researches

  • PONGOLIU, D. Isyana Yayu

    Lecturer, State University of Gorontalo, Social-economical Evaluation on Transdisciplinary Practical Researches

  • MANYOE, Noviantari Intan

    Lecturer, State University of Gorontalo, Study on Geopark

  • ZAENAL, Abidin

    Lecturer and Researcher, Bogor Agricultural University, Development of Environmental Remediation Materials

  • KARDENA, Edwan

    Associate Professor, Bandung Institute of Technology, Study of Environmental Governance in Indonesia

  • ABDURRACHMAN, Mirzam

    Lecturer, Bandung Institute of Technology, Basic Study of Geopark, Case Study of ASGM Site in Southern Bandung Area, Indonesia

  • KURNUAWAN, Andri Idham

    Lecturer and Researcher, Bandung Institute of Technology, Basic Study of Geopark, Case Study of ASGM Site in Southern Bandung Area, Indonesia

  • ARIFIN, Bustanul

    Professor, University of Lampung, Socioeconomic Evaluation of Agricultural Areas in Gorontalo Province

  • ISOMONO, Hanung

    Lecturer, University of Lampung, Socioeconomic Evaluation of Agricultural Areas in Gorontalo Province

  • BOBBY

    Chief Executive Officer, Network Activities Groups, Practice of Action Program and its Management in Myanmar

  • MUHAMMAD, Gobel

    Graduate student, Local communicator Bogor Agricultural University

  • MOHAD, Lamanasa

    Prefecture staff, Local communicator Bone Bolango Regency

  • JOMAE, Kyoko

    Clerical Assistant, Project Management, Ehime University

  • TAKEHARA, Mari

    Research Associate, Project Management, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN)

  • MYO HAN HTUN

    Research Associate, Management on Websites and Supporting FR Researchers, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN)

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