Awarding Ceremony, 2022 (16th) Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers (Japan Award)

Japan Award, organized by the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Research Council (AFFRC), MAFF, Japan from 2007, is aim to motivate young researchers who engage in research and development in agriculture, forestry, fisheries and related industries in developing regions. Up to three young researchers are commended with the awards for their outstanding performance and research achievements.

The chairman of the AFFRC bestows testimonials on the winners. They also win “MOTAI-JIRCAS Award*” of USD5,000 per capita.

* Mr. Shigeru MOTAI is the former Chairman of the AFFRC and the donor of this award. This award is also supported by the Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS).

Date

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022

Registration opens            9:30

Awarding ceremony         10:00 - 10:45

Lectures by the awardees 10:55 - 11:40

Congratulatory reception  11:45 - 12:30

Poster and Program

 

Awarding Ceremony, Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers
Organized by

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Date
Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022, 10:00~ 12:30(JST)
Place

Hybrid ("Hitotsubashi Hall" and On-line)

(National Center of Sciences Building 2F, 2-1-2 Hitotsubashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-8439)
Access: https://www.hit-u.ac.jp/hall/accessen.html
Registration period
- (JST)
Registration
Information and Public Relations Office, JIRCAS
Address
1-1 Ohwashi, Tsukuba Ibaraki 305-8686 Japan
Registration deadline:
(JST)
2022 (The 16th) Awardees
Name
Institute
Research Achievement
Tovohery RAKOTOSON
(39, Male, Malagasy)
University of Antananarivo (Madagascar)
Addressing phosphorus deficiency in rice in Sub-Saharan Africa
Leonardo CRESPO HERRERA
(39, Male, Mexican)
International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) (Mexico)
Genetic improvement of global wheat, including progress for enhancing insect resistance
Athanasia Amanda SEPTEVANI
(37, Female, Indonesian)
Research Center for Chemistry, National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) (Indonesia)
The Value of Agricultural Waste: Cellulose as a Building Block for Materials

 

Poster
Contact

Information and Public Relations Office, JIRCAS

  • Address
    1-1 Ohwashi, Tsukuba Ibaraki 305-8686 Japan
  • Telephone
    +81-29-838-6708
  • Email
    koho-jircas@ml.affrc.go.jp

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