Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences | JIRCAS

2017 JIRCAS Report

2017 Best Paper Award from the Japanese Society for Tropical Agriculture

2018-03-30

Dr. Hidetoshi Asai, Researcher of the Crop Livestock and Environment Division, received the “2017 Best Paper Award” from the Japanese Society for Tropical Agriculture for his paper entitled “Labour-saving practices for the external expansion of swidden agriculture for upland rice production in a mountainous area of Laos”.

ラオスの発酵食品について

“Life Science (Li-Sci)” Participants Visit JIRCAS

2018-03-27

A group of children participating in the “Life Science (Li-Sci)” program came to JIRCAS on March 27, 2018 as part of the tour event organized by the Tsukuba Science Tour Office.

JIRCAS Research Highlights 2017

2018-03-27

The JIRCAS Research Highlight 2017, a compilation of selected R&D achievements for the entire fiscal year promoting the dissemination and wide application of results to academic and non-academic audiences is now available, featuring (1) results in technology development expected to be used in on-site production, (2) results including new methods and knowledge that lead to advancement of science, and (3) results that are extremely effective or helpful in improving administrative measures.

JIRCASサイエンスカフェ「バッタを倒しにアフリカへ」

JIRCAS Science Café features “Going to Africa to fight against locusts”

2018-03-05

The 13th JIRCAS Science Café featuring a talk entitled “Going to Africa to fight against locusts” was held at the Blue Baobab Africa, a cafe bar and meeting place located in Azabudai, Minato-ku in Tokyo on March 4, 2018.

『バッタを倒しにアフリカへ』(光文社新書)

“Going to Africa to fight against locusts” receives “Shinsho Award”

2018-02-28

Dr. Kotaro Maeno, researcher of the Crop Livestock and Environment Division, received the “Shinsho Award” (literally “Pocket-sized Book Award”) supported by the Chuokoron Shinsha Inc. for his book entitled “Going to Africa to fight locusts” (literal translation of the Japanese title) published by Kobunsha.

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).

ワークショップの模様

2nd International Workshop on Network Development and Information Sharing for Management of Sugarcane White Leaf Disease

2018-02-27

The 2nd International Workshop on Network Development and Information Sharing for Management of Sugarcane White Leaf Disease in Asia was held in Khon Kaen, Thailand on February 19-20, 2018. The workshop co-organized by JIRCAS, Faculty of Agriculture, Khon Kaen University and Khon Kaen Field Crop Research Center, Department of Agriculture was attended by more than 50 participants from research institutions in the United States, India, Indonesia, Australia, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, and Japan.

キヌアゲノムの研究をポスターで紹介

JIRCAS exhibit at the SAT Technology Showcase 2018

2018-02-08

JIRCAS participated in the Science Academy of Tsukuba (SAT) Technology Showcase 2018 held at the Tsukuba International Conference Center on February 8, 2018 with a poster exhibit introducing the research on sequencing the genome of the cereal crop Quinoa and the genome database.

エビ類の効率的な養殖技術の研究成果についてご説明

MAFF Vice Minister Taniai Visits JIRCAS

2018-02-08

Vice Minister Masaki Taniai of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) visited JIRCAS on February 8, 2018 for an overview and exchange opinions on research initiatives for improving technology in agriculture, forestry and fisheries in developing countries.

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”.

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