Fellows & Grantees

Kohei Watanabe

Abe Fellowship 2016
Project Title
Food waste in Japan, US, and Europe - detailed grasp of the magnitude, and analyses on the formation of awareness
Institutional Affiliation (at time of award)
Associate Professor, Sociology, Teikyo University


Kohei Watanabe is associate professor at Teikyo University (Tokyo, Japan) and a research associate at the
Malaysian Commonwealth Studies Centre, University of Cambridge, UK. He obtained his PhD (Geography,
Cambridge) on the topic of household waste management. His current research topics include analysis of municipal
waste statistics, food waste minimisation and waste management in Southeast Asia.