Collection, analysis and dissemination of research trends and local information

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Information Analysis


JIRCAS' Program D provides useful information to national and international researchers or people concerned with the technological advances and economic development of the agricultural, forestry and fishery industries.

  • Trend report on international organizations and advanced research institutions
  • R4D needs in developing areas
  • Overseas on-site information from JIRCAS' liaison office in Africa (Kenya) and Asia (Thailand)

JIRCAS President Masa Iwanaga explained JIRCAS’s role in relation to the Global Rice Science Partnership (GRiSP) at the 5th Meeting of G20 Agricultural Chief Scientists (G20 MACS) in China. (May 30 to 31, 2016)

JIRCAS President Masa Iwanaga participated as a panelist at the high-level discussion on the World Bank-organized TICAD VI side event, themed “Future of Food in Sub-Saharan Africa: Reviewing Progress, Charting Next Steps.” (August 26, 2016)

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