On 19 January 2018, JIRCAS in cooperation with the World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) held an international workshop on “Sustainable Rural Bioenergy Solutions in Africa” at the ICRAF International Conference Center in Nairobi, Kenya.
Pres. Iwanaga at the TICAD VI Side Event “The Future of Agriculture and Food in Sub-Saharan Africa: Past Progress and Future”
JIRCAS President, Dr. Masa Iwanaga participated as a panelist in a high-level discussion on “The Future of Agriculture and Food in Sub-Saharan Africa: Past Progress and Future” held on August 26, 2016 as a side event of the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) in Nairobi, Kenya.
15. New Coronavirus Pandemic ― Impact on World Trade and Developing Countries Dependent on Commodity Crop ExportCultivation of export commodity crops such as tea and coffee has become popular in developing countries located in the highlands of tropical and subtropical regions. Until recently, the flower and horticulture industry has also rapidly grown due to the establishment of air freight networks to major destinations, and is now integrated into the global value chain due to increased exports. The COVID-19 causes devasting economic crisis to developing countries that depend on commodity crop exports due to declining international demand and suspension of international flights. On April 8, 2020, the World Trade Organization (WTO) predicted a 13-32% drop in world trade volume in 2020, calling for unprecedented measures to protect people's lives and the need to pay close attention to the food security situation of food importing countries that rely on commodity crops for foreign currency acquisition, GDP, and job creation.
沢田 治雄, 熱帯農研集報. 72 , 40-50 (1992-02-15)
真木 太一, 熱帯農研集報. 70 , 1-31 (1991-12-15)
アフリカの畜産資源調査報告 : I 西アフリカにおけるトリパノゾーマ病耐性家畜遺伝資源調査 : セネガル・ガンビア・ナイジェリア・ケニア・エチオピア II 東アフリカにおける在来牛と羊の遺伝資源調査 : エチオピア・ケニア・イギリス
今泉英太郎, 峰澤満, 小畑太郎, 熱研資料. 85 (1991-12-01)
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Place:ICRAF (Nairobi, Kenya)
Limited Si-nutrient status of rice plants in relation to plant-available Si of soils, nitrogen fertilizer application, and rice-growing environment across Sub-Saharan Africa
Seasonal occurrence and natural enemies of Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larvae on pigeon pea in Kenya