Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Research Project: The TPP-11 and Agricultural Trade in U.S.-Japan Relations
Mr. Sunaga holds a B.A. and M.A. in Political Science from Waseda University. At the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, he was most recently Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. Previously he has served as the Associate Director of the Forestry Agency; the Associate Director of the Land Policy Bureau in the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism; and the Associate Director of the Budget Bureau within the Ministry of Finance. During the 2018-19 academic year, Mr. Sunaga's research will examine agricultural trade relationship between the U.S. and Japan in the context of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).