Announcement : Awardees and Commendation Ceremony Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers 2014

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Registrations are being accepted at the venue on the day.

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has officially announced the winners of the Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers 2014.

The commendation ceremony will be held on November 27, 2014 (Thursday) at the AKIHABARA Convention Hall, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo.

Organized by

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Research Council, MAFF

Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences

Date
Place
The AKIHABARA Convention Hall, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo. Location:  DAIBIRU, 2F, Sotokanda 1-18-13, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo. For easy access, please visit the following website. http://www.akibahall.jp/data/access.html
Program
I. Overview

1. The purpose of this award is to increase motivation among young researchers contributing to research and development in agriculture, forestry, fisheries and related industries in developing countries.

a.The candidates are young researchers who have shown outstanding performance in research and development in agriculture, forestry, fisheries, or related industries from a developing country.

b. Every year since 2007, the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Research Council (AFFRC) selects three young researchers who show outstanding research achievements that will lead to future technological innovation as awardees.

2.The award will be bestowed for the 8th consecutive year.

II. 2014 Awardees

Dr. Giriraj AMARNATH

Sex: Male
Age: 36
Nationality: Indian
Institute: International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
Recommending Institute: International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
Research Achievement: Enhancing Resilience to Agricultural Flood-Risks and Adaptation for Smallholder Farmers in Asia and Africa

Dr. HO Le Thi

Sex: Female
Age: 39
Nationality: Vietnamese
Institute: Cuu Long Delta Rice Research Institute (CLRRI)
Recommending Institute: Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences (VAAS)
Research Achievement: Allelopathy and Allelochemicals in Vietnam Local Cucumber Variety and Vietnamese Rice Cultivars

Dr. Asad JAN

Sex: Male
Age: 38
Nationality: Pakistani
Institute: The University of Agriculture, Peshawar
Recommending Institute: The University of Agriculture, Peshawar
Research Achievement: Analysis of Plant Growth Regulation under Abiotic Stress Conditions


Commendation Ceremony, Date and Venue

Date:  November 27, 2014 (Thursday)
15:00-            Registration
15:30-16:15     Awarding Ceremony
16:15-17:00     Lecture presentation by the awardees
17:15-18:45     Reception

 

Commendation Ceremony, Date and Venue

Date:  November 27, 2014 (Thursday)
15:00-            Registration
15:30-16:15     Awarding Ceremony
16:15-17:00     Lecture presentation by the awardees
17:15-18:45     Reception

III. Symposium

The 2014 JIRCAS International Symposium will be held at the same venue on November 28 (Friday) from 9:30am to 5:00pm. This year’s theme is “Toward Stable Crop Production in Developing Regions.”

Registration
Notice
事前申込みは11月20日(木)に締め切りました。 開催当日の参加も受け付けております。直接お越しください。
Entry fee
Free
Registration

Early registration was closed at November 20, 2014.
Registrations are being accepted at the venue on the day.

Reference
Contact

Secretariat of the Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers, Information and Public Relations Office, JIRCAS

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