Food

Technology development towards building a new food system with improved productivity, sustainability and resilience

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    • Development of resilient crops and production technologies
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    • Design of crop breeding and food processing of indigenous resources to create new and diversified demands
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    • Development of environment-friendly management system against transboundary plant pests based on ecological characteristics
  • “Ecosystem approach to aquaculture”
    • Development and dissemination of sustainable aquaculture technologies in the tropical area based on the eco-system approach
  • “Africa rice farming system”
    • Development of sustainable rice cultivation and food production system in Africa
  • “Africa upland farming system”
    • Technology development towards supporting farmers' decision-making to boost sustainable upland farming system in Africa

Related JIRCAS Report

Project Leader Tsujimoto Receives the 18th Japanese Society of Crop Science Best Paper Award

Dr. TSUJIMOTO Yasuhiro, Project Leader and Senior Researcher of the Crop, Livestock and Environment Division, received the 18th Japanese Society of Crop Science Best Paper Award for the paper titled “Challenges and opportunities for improving N use efficiency for rice production in sub-Saharan Africa”.

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