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).
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
- Organized by
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
- Registration period
Information and Public Relations Office, JIRCASAddress1-1 Ohwashi, Tsukuba Ibaraki 305-8686 JapanRegistration deadline:(JST)
【Part 1】2022 (The 16th) Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers (Japan Award)
【Part 2】2022 (The 16th) Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers (Japan Award)
- Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers (Japan Award) (External link: Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries)
- 2022 (The 16th) Awardees
NameInstituteResearch AchievementTovohery RAKOTOSON
(39, Male, Malagasy)University of Antananarivo (Madagascar)Addressing phosphorus deficiency in rice in Sub-Saharan AfricaLeonardo CRESPO HERRERA
(39, Male, Mexican)International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) (Mexico)Genetic improvement of global wheat, including progress for enhancing insect resistanceAthanasia 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
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