Murdoch Commission

Dr Yamashita Kazuhito, Research Director, Canon Institute for Global Studies; Senior Fellow (Adjunct), Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI), Japan

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Dr Kazuhito YAMASHITA is the Research Director at the Canon Institute for Global Studies and Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry Japan.

His expertise covers food and agricultural policy, Disadvantaged region issues, WTO agricultural negotiations, Trade and the environment, trade and food safety, with his current research focusing on the following themes:

• Proposals for agricultural policy reform
• Improvement and reform of agricultural management
• Analysis of problems with Japan's economic policies by studying agricultural     and healthcare policies
• Investigation and analysis of developments in WTO/TPP negotiations
• Forestry policy research