Paraguay (/ˈpærəɡwaɪ/; Spanish pronunciation: [paɾaˈɣwai̯]; Guarani: Paraguái, [paɾaˈɣwaj]), officially the Republic of Paraguay (Spanish: República del Paraguay; Guarani: Tetã Paraguái), is a landlocked country in central South America, bordered by Argentina to the south and southwest, Brazil to the east and northeast, and Bolivia to the northwest. Paraguay lies on both banks of the Paraguay River, which runs through the center of the country from north to south. Due to its central location in South America, it is sometimes referred to as Corazón de Sudamérica ("Heart of South America").(Source: DBpedia)


Senior Researcher Yamanaka of the Biological Resources and Post-harvest Division is Among the World’s Top 10 Soybean Rust Researchers

Dr. YAMANAKA Naoki, Senior Researcher in the Biological Resources and Post-harvest Division, was recognized one of the 10 major authors in soybean rust research as reported in a review article on scientometic approach to soybean rust published in the latest issue of Euphytica, an international journal on plant breeding.

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.



国立研究開発法人国際農林水産業研究センター, JIRCAS News. 90 ( )

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JIRCAS Newsletter(90)

Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences, JIRCAS Newsletter. 90 ( )

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広報JIRCAS (7)

国立研究開発法人国際農林水産業研究センター, 広報JIRCAS. 7 ( )

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Guía para proyectos de mitigación de los efectos del cambio climático y desarrollo rural a través de la metodología mdl programático de forestación/reforestación, Paraguay apuntando a una sociedad rural de bajo carbono

Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS), Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería (MAG), Instituto Forestal Nacional (INFONA), Universidad Nacional de Asunción (UNA), Universidad Nacional de Caaguazú (UNCA), Manual and Guideline. ( )

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