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Report on the JIRCAS International Symposium 2022 “Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Sustainable Food Systems”

The JIRCAS International Symposium 2022 “Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Sustainable Food Systems” was held in hybrid format at Hitotsubashi Hall, Hitotsubashi University and online on November 22, 2022 under the auspices of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and the Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency (FRA).

Tokyo University of Agriculture Students Visit TARF

A group of 17 third-year students and two faculty members from Tokyo University of Agriculture visited the Tropical Agriculture Research Front (TARF) on November 22, 2022.

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Seminar "The application of science and traditional knowledge to foster the utilization of foods obtained from local landscapes for improved nutrition and livelihoods"
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Place
 Vision Center Hibiya (Room 301 – Up to 40) + Webex
(Hibiya Marine Building 3rd floor, 1-5-1 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0006)
Symposium
Date
(JST)
JIRCAS International Symposium 2022
"Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Sustainable Food Systems"

2022 ”Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Sustainable Food Systems”

Registration period:
- (JST)
Place
Hybrid ("Hitotsubashi Hall" and On-line)
(National Center of Sciences Building 2F, 2-1-2 Hitotsubashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-8439)

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    674. One Year After the Tokyo Nutrition Summit

    Exactly one year ago, on December 7-8, 2021, the Tokyo Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Summit 2021 was held in Tokyo. Today, we look back at the Tokyo N4G Summit from last year's Pick Up article.

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    673. Toward Agreement on International Biodiversity Targets

    With less than a month left in 2022, we introduced in Pick Up earlier this year that 2022 is the year that will determine the fate of the biodiversity agenda—slowing the loss of biodiversity by 2030 and setting a goal to conserve biodiversity by 2050. The 15th Conference of the Parties (COP15) to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity, where the Global Biodiversity Framework will be discussed, starts today, December 7.
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    672. Report on the JIRCAS International Symposium 2022 “Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Sustainable Food Systems”

    The JIRCAS International Symposium 2022 “Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Sustainable Food Systems” was held on November 22, 2022 under the auspices of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and the Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency (FRA).

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    671. World Soil Day 2022

    World Soil Day is held annually on December 5 to promote a better understanding of soil resources, recognize the importance of soil health, and advocate for its sustainable management. This year's theme is "Soils: Where food begins". JIRCAS is engaged in technology development, information dissemination, and awareness-raising activities targeting soil fertility management and productivity improvement in oligotrophic soils in Africa.
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    670. The Role of Agrobiodiversity in the Food System

    The globalization of food systems over the past several decades has resulted in a loss of agricultural diversity. A paper published in Nature argued that land-specific food systems guarantee ecological and socioeconomic sustainability and need to be mainstreamed in policy and scientific debates.