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JIRCAS Asia Biomass Project Exhibit at the Agro Innovation 2020


The research activities and achievements of the JIRCAS Asia Biomass Project were exhibited at the Agro Innovation 2020 (Organizer: Japan Management Association) held at the Tokyo Big Sight Aomi Exhibition Hall from November 11th (Wed) to 13th (Fri), 2020. The event was a specialized exhibition for cutting-edge technologies and products related to the entire value chain of the Japanese agricultural industry. Countermeasures against the new coronavirus infection such as temperature measurement, wearing a mask and disinfecting were thoroughly implemented at the exhibition hall.

Tochigi Prefectural High School Students Visit JIRCAS


A group of 40 first year senior high school students and 2 teachers from Tochigi Prefectural High School visited JIRCAS through the "Tsukuba Science Tour" on November 11, 2020. As a safety measure, the students were divided into two groups for introduction of JIRCAS research initiatives (indoor) and introduction of rice samples at the Hachimandai Experimental Field (outdoor).