Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences | JIRCAS

2017 JIRCAS Report

MoU promises to strengthen partnership between JIRCAS and ICAR

2018-02-27

JIRCAS and ICAR concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), dated 9th February 2018, for comprehensive research collaboration. JIRCAS has accordingly commenced the collaboration on soil salinity mitigation and crop improvement for salinity tolerance with CSSRI and IARI, which are both under ICAR, respectively. 

Dr. Satoshi Nakamura receives the Japanese Society of Applied Entomology and Zoology Award

2018-02-27

On March 25, 2018, Senior Researcher Satoshi Nakamura of the Crop, Livestock and Environment Division received the Society Award from the Japanese Society of Applied Entomology and Zoology (JSAEZ).

WorldVeg Director General visits JIRCAS

2018-02-08

Dr. Marco Wopereis, director general of the World Vegetable Center (WorldVeg), visited JIRCAS on January 31, 2018 during his official trip to Japan.

国際ワークショップ「アフリカにおける持続可能な農村バイオエネルギー解決策」

International workshop on “Sustainable Rural Bioenergy Solutions in Africa”

2018-02-05

On 19 January 2018, JIRCAS in cooperation with the World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) held an international workshop on “Sustainable Rural Bioenergy Solutions in Africa” at the ICRAF International Conference Center in Nairobi, Kenya.

JIRCAS seminar titled “Shallow sub-surface drainage for mitigating salinization” held in the Republic of Uzbekistan

2018-01-12

On November 29, 2017, a seminar on mitigating salinization was held by JIRCAS in Gulistan City, Syrdarya Region, Republic of Uzbekistan. The project has resulted in the publication of the technical manual titled “Shallow sub-surface drainage for mitigating salinization”. https://www.jircas.go.jp/en/publication/manual_guideline/mitigating_sali...

インド農業研究会議セミナー

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) delegates conduct special seminar at JIRCAS

2017-12-21

On 20 December 2017, officials from the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) conducted a special seminar at the JIRCAS International Conference Room, and exchanged views with JIRCAS executives and researchers regarding the implementation and related scientific activities of a joint research project being planned by JIRCAS and ICAR.

シンポジウム参加者全員の集合写真

JIRCAS-NARO International Symposium on "Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Mitigation" (abstracts and slides uploaded)

2017-11-22

Uploaded abstracts and slides of JIRCAS-NARO international symposium on “Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Mitigation”.

2017年若手外国人農林水産研究者表彰式(通称:Japan Award)

2017 Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers

2017-11-08

On November 2, 2017, the commendation ceremony of the 2017 Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers was held at the U Thant International Conference Hall, United Nations University (UNU), Tokyo, Japan.

写真1 SDGC/Aベガシャウ総裁(右)とJIRCAS岩永理事長

Director General of SDGC/A visits JIRCAS

2017-10-26

Dr. Belay Begashaw, director general of the Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa (SDGC/A), visited JIRCAS on October 25, 2017 during his official trip to Japan.

GRA理事会で議長を務める岩永理事長

JIRCAS President Masa Iwanaga takes over as new chair of the Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases (GRA)

2017-08-31

On August 29-30, 2017, the 7th GRA Council Meeting was held at Tsukuba International Congress Center (Epochal Tsukuba), Tsukuba City, Ibaraki, Japan. Dr. Masa Iwanaga, president of JIRCAS took over as new chair of GRA and led the two-day council meeting.

大統領と理事長

President of the Republic of Guinea visits JIRCAS

2017-06-20

H.E. Professor Alpha Condé, president of the Republic of Guinea, visited JIRCAS on June 19, 2017 during his official trip to Japan.

情報知識学会第14回(2017年度)論文賞

“Best Paper Award 2017” from the Japan Society of Information and Knowledge

2017-05-29

Dr. Takanori Hayashi, librarian and head of the Information Management Subsection, Research Planning and Partnership Division, received the “Best Paper Award 2017” at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Information and Knowledge in Kyoto on May 28, 2017.

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