JIRCAS Report

JIRCAS Exhibit at SAT Technology Showcase 2023

As part of JIRCAS outreach activities, young researchers presented their research activities at the "SAT Technology Showcase 2023" organized by Science Academy of Tsukuba and held on Thursday, January 26, 2023.

2023 (The 17th) Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers (Japan Award)

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and  JIRCAS will begin accepting applications for the 17th Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers (Japan Award) on January 23, 2023.

Messages from JIRCAS Staff: Promoting Gender Equality

Messages from female and male researchers, as well as from administrative and support staff, have been posted to give students and young researchers who are seeking jobs an idea of what it is like to work at JIRCAS.

TARF Holds On-site Review Meeting of the Project Under the Research Program on Development of Innovative Technology

An on-site review meeting to discuss the project on sustainable sugarcane production under the Research program on development of innovative technology was held at the JIRCAS Tropical Agriculture Research Front (TARF) on January 12, 2023.

Ceremony Celebrates Senior Researcher MAENO Kotaro’s 2020 Chinguitt Prize for Science and Technology

A ceremony was held at the Mauritanian National Desert Locust Center (Centre National de Lutte Antiacridienne; CNLA) in Mauritania to celebrate the awarding of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania's Chinguitt Prize for Science and Technology 2020 to Senior Researcher MAENO Kotaro.

Kagawa Prefectural Takamatsu-Kita High School Students Visit JIRCAS

A group of 15 second-year students and two teachers from Kagawa Prefectural Takamatsu-Kita High School visited JIRCAS on December 19, 2022.

Kumamoto Prefectural Uto Junior and Senior High School Students Visit JIRCAS

A group of 22 first-year high school students and 2 teachers from Kumamoto Prefectural Uto Junior and Senior High School visited JIRCAS on December 8, 2022 as part of the Super Science High School (SSH) Future Experience Learning Program.

Senior Researcher MAENO Kotaro Wins the 19th JSPS Prize

Dr. MAENO Kotaro, Senior Researcher in the Crop, Livestock and Environment and Division, has been selected as one of the recipients of the 19th (FY2022) Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Prize.

Newly Hired Staff of Ibaraki Prefecture's Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Visit JIRCAS

A group of 23 newly hired staff members of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of the Ibaraki Prefectural Government visited JIRCAS on December 5, 2022.

Video Features Researcher NISHIGAKI Introducing Research Activity in Madagascar

As part of the Easy Science and Technology Seminar organized by the Japan Prize Foundation, a video featuring a research project in Madagascar in which Dr. NISHIGAKI Tomohiro, Researcher in the Crop, Livestock and Environment Division of JIRCAS, is participating has been released in the Foundation’s website and YouTube.