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)

Virtual Overseas Tour

Let's take a look at an actual research site!

Introduction of TARF

Tropical agriculture research in a small island of Ishigaki?

Bean Trivia Quiz

Let's test your trivia knowledge!

for High School Students
for General
Registration period

Information and Public Relations Office, JIRCAS

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