KENJI HOSONO

Last Updated :2022/08/02

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, Professor
E-mail
kjhosonohiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 1996/04/01, 2001/03/31, Kyushu Kyoritsu University, Lecturer
  • 2001/04/01, 2007/03/31, Kyushu Kyoritsu University, Associate Professor
  • 2009/02/01, 2019/03/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Associate Professor
  • 1994/04/01, 1996/03/31, Kyushu Kyoritsu University, Faculty of Economics, Research Asistant
  • 2007/04/01, 2009/01/31, Kyushu Kyoritsu University, Associate Professor
  • 2019/04/01, 2020/05/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, Associate Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • Osaka Prefecture University, Graduate School, Division of Agriculture, Department of Horticultura, Japan, 1990/04, 1992/03
  • Osaka Prefecture University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Horticulture, Japan, 1986/04, 1990/03

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. in Agriculture, Osaka Prefecture University
  • Master of Agriculture, Osaka Prefecture University
  • Bachelor of Agriculture, Osaka Prefecture University

Educational Activity

  • [Bachelor Degree Program] School of Applied Biological Science : Department of Applied Biological Science : Food Science Program
  • [Master's Program] Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life : Division of Integrated Sciences for Life : Program of Food and AgriLife Science
  • [Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life : Division of Integrated Sciences for Life : Program of Food and AgriLife Science

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Food Science Program

Research Fields

  • Agricultural sciences;Agricultural science in society and economy;Agricultural science in management and economy
  • Agricultural sciences;Agricultural science in society and economy;Agricultural science in rural society and development

Research Keywords

  • Food, Agriculture and Rural Areas of Japan
  • marketing
  • people engaged in agriculture
  • agrociltural cooperative
  • vegetables and fruit
  • mandarin
  • wholesale market
  • Locally Producing and Locally Consuming
  • Thailand
  • tropical fruit

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • The Agricultural Marketing Society of Japan, 1994/04
  • The Food, Agriculturel and Resource Economics Society of Japan, 1995/08
  • The Agricultural Economics Society of Japan, 1995/04
  • The Association for Regional and Forestry Economics, 2003/.8
  • Nippon Academy of Management, 2006/04

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Introduction to Hiroshima Peace Initiative Leader Program
  2. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Food safety and health science
  3. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Intensive, Regional development seminar from the viewpoint of the SDGs
  4. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  5. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  6. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  7. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  8. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  9. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  10. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  11. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  12. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  13. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Agricultural Production Resources
  14. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Food Production Management
  15. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Graduation Thesis I
  16. 2022, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Graduation Thesis II
  17. 2022, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Graduation Thesis III
  18. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Reading of Foreign Literature in Food Science
  19. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Food Production Management
  20. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Food factory inspection
  21. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Food Information Management
  22. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Food Production Process Management
  23. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Cooperative internship in mountainous and island areas
  24. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Special lecture for collaboration with mountainous and island areas
  25. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Fieldwork in mountainous and island areas
  26. 2022, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Graduate Thesis I
  27. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Graduate Thesis II
  28. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, societal implementation of life science
  29. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Exercises in Food andAgriLife Science A
  30. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Exercises in Food andAgriLife Science A
  31. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Exercises in Food andAgriLife Science B
  32. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Exercises in Food andAgriLife Science B
  33. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Research for Academic Degree Dissertation in Food andAgriLife Science
  34. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Food Resource Economics I
  35. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Food Resource Economics II
  36. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Research for Academic Degree Dissertation in Integrated Life Sciences

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. ★, Competitive Advantage Factors in Vertically Diversified Brand Chicken Business: A Partial Value Chain Analysis of a Japanese Poultry Wholesaler, Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly, 54(4), 327-333, 20201001
  2. ★, Existing Conditions of Rural Community Business : Evaluation from the Viewpoint of the Demand Side of the Relationship between Regional Distribution Constructed by Magoyasai, a Distributor of Vegetables via Internet Sales, and Rural Society, Journal of Rural Economics, 91(1), 23-28, 20190625
  3. ★, Constructing the Value Chain for Promotion of Lemon Production in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, Agricultural Marketing Journal of Japan, 27(1), 46-53, 20180630
  4. Significances of Establishing Market of Non-High-Marbling Meat and Effects of Structuring its Value Chain: A case study of Meat Matured Artificially by the Company N, Meat Processor, Agricultural Marketing Journal og Japan, 26(2), 12-19, 20170927
  5. Japanese rice contract farming in Wiang Pa Pao district, Chiang Rai province, Thailand: With focusing on cost and earning, Agricultural Marketing Journal of Japan, 25(1), 46-53, 20160630
  6. The Meanings and Effects of Workshops by Diverse Actors for Rural Activation; A Case of "Workshop for Agricultura-Related Activities" in Hiroshima Prefecture, Agricultural Marketing Journal of Japan, 22(1), 45-51, 20130601
  7. A Relation between Various Channels of Shipment and Farmer's Management Strategies in Suburban Vegetable Producing Area: A Case of SHIRAKI town, Hiroshima City, Agricultural Marketing Journal of Japan, 21(2), 37-43, 20120901
  8. The Relationships between Japanese Agricultural Impediments and Rural Strategy in Japanese Mountainous Country Regions: -A Case Study of SERA and AKIOTA Towns-, 11-18, 20120301
  9. A Position of "Locally producing and locally consuming" in the Business by Wholesalers: A Case of Fukuoka Prefecture, Agricultural and Fisheries Economics of Hiroshima Univ., 33-54, 20120301
  10. A study on the management strategies of green-tourism facilities in China -The SWOT analysis of guest farms districts in Beijing and Chengdu-, 20100301
  11. A Study of Agro-tourism in Thailand -A case of public facility in Chanthaburi and a case of private facility in Chonburi-, 115, 73-89, 20090120
  12. The Significance and Development of "Locally Producing and Locally Consuming" Measures by Wholesale Market -A Case of KURUME City Central Wholesale Market-, 27, 12-23, 20081210
  13. Changes of environment that surrounds tropical fruit and tendency of tropical fruit producing area in Thailand -A case of tropical fruit producing area in Chanthaburi province-, 107, 11-25, 20070131
  14. ★, Marketing by Small-scale Mandarin Shippers and Problems of Mandarin-producing Area, Agricultural Marketing Journal of Japan, 14(1), 83-86, 20050601
  15. ★, Problems of Mandarin-marketing in the Period of Distribution Restructuring by Retailers -A Case of WAKAYAMA Prefecture (ARIDA Area) -, Review of Agricultural Economics, 55(2), 37-49, 20050101
  16. ★, Maintenance condition of mandarin orange farmers in term of internationalization, Journal of Rural Problem, 119-124, 20040601
  17. Development and Problems of Researches about Mandarin Farming, 25, 25-35, 20031222
  18. Probrems of an Agricultural Policy of "UNSHU" Mandarin for Processing and Beverages Production, 24, 71-87, 20021120
  19. The Specific Charactor and Problems of Each Orange Shipping Form in ARIDA Area, WAKAYAMA Prefecture, 23, 39-54, 20010427
  20. Traits of Agricultural Production in Shanghai, China, 22, 23-43, 20000424
  21. Changing Retail Structure of Vegetable and Fruit in Horticulturak Producing Area, and the Interaction of Local Wholesale Markets, 21, 17-27, 19981225
  22. Changing Circumsttance of Vegatables and Fruit Circulation in SAGA Prefecture, 123-125, 19981130
  23. ★, Problems of Marketing by New Horticultural Producing Area: A case of Agricultural Cooperatives in SAGA Prefecture, Review of Agricultural Economics, 48(2), 1-11, 19971115
  24. A Present Condition fo Marketing by Agricultural Cooperatives in Fukuoka, 69, 49-59, 19970705
  25. A Consideration about Possibility for Duration of Urban Agriculture -A case of Regional Intercahnges Between Citizens and Farmers by ASAICHI (Morning Fair) at East Neyagawa Area-, 20, 63-73, 19970327
  26. Current state and the view of measure of making to regional information in Chikuho region, 68, 223-237, 19970325
  27. A Consideration about Possibility for Retention of Urban Agriculture - A case of Neyagawa City, Osaka Pref.-, 34, 81-87, 19961130
  28. A Consideration to Policy for Market Designation of Agricultural Cooperatives, Review of Agricultural Economics, 47(1), 87-98, 19960615
  29. Role and the view of developing regional information technology in Chikuho regional promotion, 22, 137-141, 19960310
  30. A Fact of Core Area Producing Mikan (Japanese Orange) at a Stage of an Excess of Agricultural Productd-, 62, 43-68, 19950615
  31. The Amendment of the Urban Agricultural Land Act and Correspondences of Farmers in Cities -A case of Neyagawa City in Osaka Prefecture-, 21, 97-125, 19950305

Publications such as books

  1. 2009/12/01, Practice. Strategy of making regional brand of farm products, 2009, 12, Scholarly Book, Joint work, 日本語, 978-4-8119-0356-9, 142, 76-97,114-123
  2. 2009/08/18, The Formation and Development of Chief Producing District sbout Mikan Farming, 2009, 8, Scholarly Book, Single work, 日本語, HOSONO, K., 978-4-89732-174-5, 171

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. A Study of the Promotion for Japan’s Lemon Producing with constructing its Value Chain; A Case of Hiroshima Lemon, HOSONO, Kenji, 2017/07/02, Without Invitation, Japanese, The Agricultural Marketing Society of Japan, Iwate University