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JIRCAS Biomass Project Exhibit at Agro Innovation 2021

From November 24 (Wed.) to 26 (Fri.), 2021, JIRCAS presented an exhibit of research activities and results on biomass energy at Agro Innovation 2021 (organized by Japan Management Association), which was held at the Aomi Exhibition Halls of Tokyo Big Sight. The event is a specialized exhibition that showcases cutting-edge technologies and products related to the entire value chain of Japan's agricultural business. In the exhibition hall, thorough countermeasures against the new coronavirus were taken, such as taking temperature, wearing masks, and disinfecting.

JIRCAS Exhibit at the Agribusiness Creation Fair 2021

JIRCAS participated in the Agribusiness Creation Fair 2021 organized by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, and held at the Tokyo Big Sight Aomi Exhibition Halls from November 24 (Wed)-26 (Fri), with an exhibition of various research, including wheat that shows high productivity with less nitrogen fertilizer.

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432. Fruits and Vegetables - Contributions to a Healthy Diet

The Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) has identified fruits and vegetables as a healthy source of nutrition that should be consumed. On the occasion of the Tokyo Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Summit 2021, a symposium will be held online on Monday, December 6, co-hosted by JIRCAS and the FAO Liaison Office in Japan, and supported by the National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO). This symposium will focus on fruits and vegetables and will discuss the role of science and technology innovation in realizing a diet that can contribute to human and planetary health, and leaves no one behind. We hope you’ll join us!
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431. MAFF Side Event at the Tokyo Nutrition for Growth Summit 2021

As the host country of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Government of Japan will host the Tokyo Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Summit on December 7-8, 2021 to promote international efforts to solve malnutrition. In conjunction with this summit, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) will hold a side event to introduce and disseminate Japan's efforts to the world. JIRCAS will participate in the MAFF side event  session “Towards Sustainable Solutions for Nutrition Issues through Food - Food is Local, Wisdom is Global” and the session for presentations by companies and organizations.

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    IRENA’s Global Renewables Outlook: Energy Transformation 2050

    “Global Renewables Outlook: Energy Transformation 2050”, formerly known as “Global Energy Transformation: a roadmap to 2050”, was published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in April 2020. This comprehensive analysis outlines the investments and technologies needed to decarbonize the energy system in line with the Paris Agreement. It also explores deeper decarbonization options for the hardest sectors, aiming to eventually cut CO2 emissions to zero.

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    ICRAF Publishes “Climate-Smart Agriculture: Enhancing Resilient Agricultural Systems, Landscapes, and Livelihoods in Ethiopia and Beyond”

    The World Agroforestry (ICRAF) published a book entitled “Climate-Smart Agriculture: Enhancing Resilient Agricultural Systems, Landscapes, and Livelihoods in Ethiopia and Beyond” with the aim of compiling climate-smart technologies and practices towards achieving increased productivity and enhanced resilience to climate change, and to provide guidance for academic, policy, research, outreach and development stakeholders in applying climate-smart technologies.

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