JIRCAS President Iwanaga participates in the International Salinity Conference in Karnal, Haryana, India
President Masa Iwanaga, together with five senior officials of JIRCAS, attended the ICAR-CSSRI Golden Jubilee International Salinity Conference, titled “Resilient Agriculture in Saline Environments under Changing Climate: Challenges & Opportunities”, in Karnal, Haryana, India, on February 7-9, 2019.
JIRCAS International Symposium 2018 “Women in Fisheries: Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Contributions to Research and Industry”
On November 6, 2018, the Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) held an international symposium entitled “Women in Fisheries: Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Contributions to Research and Industry”, aiming to further promote the activity of the women in fisheries-related research and industry.
JIRCAS Workshop on ”Sustainable Resource Management and Environmental Conservation in the Pacific Islands” and Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Physical Hydrology held in Ishigaki
A satellite workshop titled “Sustainable Resource Management and Environmental Conservation in the Pacific Islands” was organized by JIRCAS and held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Physical Hydrology (JSPH) at the Nobumoto Ohama Memorial Hall in Ishigaki, Okinawa, on November 16, 2018.
On 10-12 October 2018, FAO and APEC held an international workshop on “Rice Landscapes and Climate Change” supported by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan at the ibis Styles Bangkok Khaosan Viengtai, Bangkok, Thailand.
On November 6, 2018, the commendation ceremony of the 2018 Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers was held at the U Thant International Conference Hall, United Nations University (UNU), Tokyo, Japan.
On 26 October 2018, JIRCAS signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) establishing collaborative research with the French Institute of Ecology and Environmental Sciences - Paris (iEES Paris).
The 3rd International BNI Meeting, organized by JIRCAS, was held on October 25 (Thu) and 26 (Fri), 2018 at Tsukuba International Congress Center (Epochal). This conference was the third biannual meeting held by the International Consortium on BNI (Biological Nitrification Inhibition) research, where several CGIAR institutes collaborate and participate in developing BNI research with JIRCAS.
Dr. Kaoru Kitajima, a member of Board of Trustees, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Dr. Christopher Martiu, Team Leader - Climate Change, Energy & Low-Carbon, CIFOR、Mr. John Colmey, Communication, Outreach, Engagement、CIFOR, and Dr. Daisuke Naito, Scientist, CIFOR, visited JIRCAS on September 28, 2018
JIRCAS and ICAR concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), dated 9th February 2018, for comprehensive research collaboration. JIRCAS has accordingly commenced the collaboration on soil salinity mitigation and crop improvement for salinity tolerance with CSSRI and IARI, which are both under ICAR, respectively.
Dr. Marco Wopereis, director general of the World Vegetable Center (WorldVeg), visited JIRCAS on January 31, 2018 during his official trip to Japan.
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