May 24, 2017
SATOYAMA is very unique view which can be observed in rural area of Japan. In today’s lecture, Prof. Masao Takano from Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University gave us a detailed explanation of SATOYAMA system and the key concepts of this system. Moreover, he talked about the relationship between the SATOYAMA system and economic development and population change. Then, he introduced lifestyle of young migrants in rural area of Japan and why they got interested in life of rural community.