Takeshi Takama

I am working as an international expert on climate change, environment and energy for International and Bilateral Agencies including ADB, JICA, GIZ, and UN agencies as well as for Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) in Asia and Africa for more than 10 years.


My works were published in prestigious international journals and reported to policy makers, including the Ethiopian President in person at his presidential palace. You can find my latest achievements in LinkedIn and my popular publications in Google Scholar.


I am fond of outdoor activities such as surfing and cycling. I love living in a multi cultural societies and am learning languages, and their cultures.





Consultant (ADB, GIZ, JICA, KEI/KOICA, UNIDO, UNITAR), Researcher/evaluator/trainer (SEI, University of Oxford, University of Udayana, University of Auckland), Project Manger (SEI, JICA), Development officer (JICA) 



Adaptation/Vulnerability for Climate Change (10 years), Renewable energy especially policy, development, and demand assessment of bio-energy (10 years), Green economy including micro-finance, trainings, and agro-business (3 years), Food security in African and Asian countries including rice, cacao, maize, and teff (7 years), Transportation especially on demands and mode choices (3 years), Education supervising master students at Oxford (5 years)


■[Countries worked]

China, Egypt, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Mozambique, Philippines, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, UK



PhD (DPhil) in Economic Geography (Oxford, Oxford Kobe Scholarship), MSc in Environmental Change & Management (Oxford, Oxford Kobe Scholarship),  BCom in Economics (Auckland), BSc in Biological Science (Auckland), BSc in Statistics (Auckland) 



Japanese (Native), English (Professional for written and verbal), Indonesian (Working level for written and verbal), Russian (Basic for written and verbal)

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Enabling opportunities to diversify farmers' livelihoods

This blog explores the potential for farmers to use biogas not only for coffee roasting, but also for expanding other small businesses, thereby increasing their adaptive capacity.

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The SEI Initiative on Climate Services

This initiative is developing and testing a new framework - Tandem - for the improved co-design, use and interpretation of climate services. 

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Mung beans, cacao and climate: What do they have in common?

SEI Oxford and SEI Asia have been managing a Sida programme support project in South East Asia focused on strengthening climate adaptation planning for small island communities.

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Using climate information for supporting mung bean plantation over Sumbawa region

Sumbawa Island is one of the largest islands in West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), Indonesia and has a periodically dry savannah climate with rainy and dry seasons,and is also influenced by El Nino and La Nina.

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Using climate information for supporting cacao plantation over Gorontalo region

Cacao is a shade-loving plant tropical plant and the natural habitat of cacao is in tropical forests. Cacao is a tree crop which is highly suitable under different production systems such as mono-crop, inter-cropping and agro-forestry.

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Bahasa training modules

Pelatihan dua hari ini dirancang untuk memberikan pengenalan konsep-konsep utama dan metode yang diperlukan sebagai bagian dari proses perencanaan adaptasi . Konsep dan metode tersebut merupakan...

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Takeshi is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

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Small Islands and Climate Change

Promoting an understanding of the vulnerabilities and resilience of islands not only among SIDS but also among countries with islands.
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