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594. Online Registration for TICAD8 Official Side Event “Managing African Soil for Food Security and Environmental Sustainability: Opportunities and Challenges of Agronomy to Solve Low Fertility/Nutrient Bottlenecks” Starts Today

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Today is finally the day for the TICAD8 official side-event "Healthy Soils and Food Security in Africa - Potential of Regenerative Agriculture," organized by the Sasakawa Africa Association and JIRCAS.

 

Healthy Soils for Food Security in Africa - Potential of Regenerative Agriculture
Date5 August (Fri) 19:30 ~ 22:15 (JST)

Organizer:Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA)
Co-OrganizerJIRCAS

Program
Japanese:https://www.jircas.go.jp/ja/event/2022/e20220805 
English:https://www.jircas.go.jp/en/event/2022/e20220805 

 

Also today, online registration for another official TICAD 8 side-event “Managing African Soil for Food Security and Environmental Sustainability: Opportunities and Challenges of Agronomy to Solve Low Fertility/Nutrient Bottlenecks”, opens at 10:00 AM (JST). This JIRCAS organized event will be held on August 30, 2022. In this event, researchers who have been working on the development of technologies for soil and fertilization management with the goal of social implementation on the ground in Africa, together with private companies and NGOs working on fertilizer development and dissemination, will discuss the challenges of improving sustainable food production in Africa. Please take a look at the program at the link below and consider registering to attend.

 

Managing African Soil for Food Security and Environmental Sustainability: Opportunities and Challenges of Agronomy to Solve Low Fertility/Nutrient Bottlenecks
Date30 August 2022 (Tue) 17:00~19:00(JST)
OrganizerJapan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS)
Supported byJapan Science and Technology Agency (JST) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA

ProgramRegistration(Deadline is Aug 29 at 16:00 JST)
Japanese:https://www.jircas.go.jp/ja/event/2022/e20220830
English:https://www.jircas.go.jp/en/event/2022/e20220830

Contributors:  NAKASHIMA Kazuo (Director, Food Program), TSUJIMOTO Yasuhiro and NAGUMO Fujio (Crop, Livestock and Environment Division)