First International Workshop on "Sawah" Eco-techonology and Rice Farming in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)
The Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) has been conducting a research study since 2008 on, “Development of Improved Infrastructure and Technologies for Rice Production in Africa (DIITRPA)”, a project financially supported by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) of Japan.
JIRCAS International Symposium 2011 Trends of International Rice Research and Japanese Scientific Contribution
The symposium was held on November 14-15, 2011 at the Tsukuba International Congress Center, Epochal, Tsukuba City, Japan, attended by 174 guests and participants.
Announcement of Awardees and Awarding Ceremony of the 2011 Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers
On November 14, 2011, the Awarding Ceremony of the 2011 Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers was held at Tsukuba International Congress Center Epochal, Tsukuba City, Japan. The ceremony was well attended by many participants, including members of the Selection Committee and diplomats from the country embassies of the Awardees.