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Registration of Two Soybean Varieties Resistant to Asian Soybean Rust in Paraguay

Two soybean varieties resistant to Asian soybean rust disease jointly developed by JIRCAS and CETAPAR have been registered as JFNC 1 and JFNC 2 in the Republic of Paraguay.

署名されたMOUを披露するJIRCAS岩永勝理事長とテキサスA&M大学Nithya Rajan准教授

JIRCAS signs Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Texas A&M AgriLife Research, USA

JIRCAS signs Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Texas A&M AgriLife Research, USA

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  • International organization FAO 2019 Report: The State of Food Security in the World

    The Food and Agriculture Organization released the 2019 edition of the “State of Food Security in the World” providing an overview of food insecurity, hunger and malnutrition at the global and regional levels. Among the major highlights, it is estimated that more than 820 million people in the world were still hungry in 2018 underscoring the immense challenge of achieving the SDG of Zero Hunger by 2030.
  • International organization An Overview of the United Nations 2019 Revision of World Population Prospects

    The 2019 Revision of World Population Prospects has been released by the United Nations Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat providing projections of population growth, demographic estimates, and associated population indicators such as number of births per woman, aging population, proportion of active workers etc. The population is expected to reach 8.5 billion in 2030 (10% increase), 9.7 billion in 2050 (26%), and 10.9 billion in 2100 (42%) from 7.7 million in 2019.

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