JIRCAS Online Open House 2021
JIRCAS will hold an online Open House from April 12th (Mon) to 18th (Sun) 2021, to introduce and disseminate its various research activities to the general public.
All activities this year will be organized online as a precaution to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection. A special site for the open house has been set up for on demand streaming of mini-lectures to be presented by research staff, aerial videos featuring agriculture and the environment in Africa, and other fun activities that can be enjoyed by adults and children alike.
The special mini-lectures on the food system and transboundary insect pests will be streamed live on April 17th (Sat) from 14:00 ~ JST (advance registration is required). These online events offer the unique opportunity for the general public to learn more about the research programs of JIRCAS and have a deeper understanding of international agriculture, forestry and fisheries research.
- Organized by
Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences
Special Mini-Lectures (Live streaming, In Japanese only)
Food system, science and technology for the future of the Earth and food
- IIYAMA Miyuki (Program Director, Information Segment)
Solving the mystery of locust migration in the desert
- MAENO Koutaro (Crop, Livestock and Environment Division)
Date and time：April 17, 2021 (Sat) 14:00~15:00 JST
Mini-Lectures (On demand streaming, In Japanese only)
Let's remove excessive fertilizer to build a healthy planet!
OTAKA Junnosuke (Biological Resources and Post-harvest Division)
Health checkup for rivers: So many countries, so many ‘rivers’?!
KIKUCHI Tetsuro (Crop, Livestock and Environment Division
Can the superfood “quinoa" save the world?
NAGATOSHI Yukari (Biological Resources and Post-harvest Division)
Eating yams give you twins? The secret of West African yams
MURANAKA Satoru (Crop, Livestock and Environment Division)
Joint research on delicious and useful fermented food
MARUI Junichiro (Biological Resources and Post-harvest Division)
Diehard spirit challenge! Shrimp farming research in Southeast Asia
TSUTSUI Isao (Fisheries Division)
Bean Trivia Quiz
Let's test your trivia knowledge!
- Registration period
Information and Public Relations Office, JIRCAS
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