Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences | JIRCAS

2018 JIRCAS Report

JIRCAS Exhibit at the Agribusiness Creation Fair 2018

2018-11-28

JIRCAS participated in the Agribusiness Creation Fair 2018 held at the Tokyo Big Sight on November 20-22, 2018.

Workshop for joint research between Guinea agriculture institute and JIRCAS

2018-11-20

A workshop for joint research between the Institut de Recherche Agronomique de Guinée (IRAG) and JIRCAS was held on November 7, 2018 at the JIRCAS Headquarters in Tsukuba.

Pres. Masa Iwanaga at the 7th CGIAR System Council Meeting

2018-11-19

The 7th CGIAR System Council Meeting hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation was held on November 15-16, 2018 in Seattle, USA. JIRCAS Pres. Masa Iwanaga attended the meeting with officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Agriculture of Japan.

JIRCAS receives the "Public LOD Award"

2018-11-16

The JIRCAS Open Data initiative was awarded the “Public LOD Award” at the Linked Open Data Challenge Japan 2018 organized by the LOD Challenge Japan Executive Committee.

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FAO-APEC Workshop “Rice Landscapes and Climate Change”

2018-11-12

On 10-12 October 2018, FAO and APEC held an international workshop on “Rice Landscapes and Climate Change” supported by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan at the ibis Styles Bangkok Khaosan Viengtai, Bangkok, Thailand.

21st Century Hope Prize at the Fifth Niigata International Food Award

2018-11-09

Dr. Kotaro Maeno, a researcher in the Crop, Livestock and Environment Division, was among those chosen to receive the Fifth Niigata International Food Award, winning in the 21st Century Hope Prize category.

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2018 Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers

2018-11-08

On November 6, 2018, the commendation ceremony of the 2018 Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers was held at the U Thant International Conference Hall, United Nations University (UNU), Tokyo, Japan.

Best Presentation Award for Young Researchers at the 2018 ISSCT Workshops in Okinawa

2018-11-05

Dr. Yoshifumi Terajima of the Tropical Agriculture Research Front was given the Best Presentation Award for Young Researchers at the conclusion of the 2018 International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists (ISSCT) Joint 12th Germplasm & Breeding and 9th Molecular Biology Workshops in Okinawa.

JIRCAS at the University of Tsukuba “Soho Festival”

2018-11-05

The University of Tsukuba held the annual “Soho Festival” on November 3-4, 2018 and JIRCAS participated with poster panels introducing various research activities on pest control, Asian biomass, utilization of agricultural and mountain village resources.

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JIRCAS signs Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with iEES Paris

2018-10-29

On 26 October 2018, JIRCAS signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) establishing collaborative research with the French Institute of Ecology and Environmental Sciences - Paris (iEES Paris).

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The 3rd International BNI Meeting in Tsukuba

2018-10-29

The 3rd International BNI Meeting, organized by JIRCAS, was held on October 25 (Thu) and 26 (Fri), 2018 at Tsukuba International Congress Center (Epochal). This conference was the third biannual meeting held by the International Consortium on BNI (Biological Nitrification Inhibition) research, where several CGIAR institutes collaborate and participate in developing BNI research with JIRCAS.

Bilateral Meetings with the Agriculture Ministers of Madagascar and Senegal

2018-10-09

JIRCAS President, Dr. Masa Iwanaga met with Dr. Harison Edmond Randriarimanana, Minister for Agriculture and Livestock of the Republic of Madagascar, and Dr. Papa Abdoulaye Seck, Minister for Agriculture and Rural Equipment of Senegal at the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) Ministerial Meeting held in Tokyo on October 6-7, 2018.

Visit of Minister Randriarimanana of Madagascar to JIRCAS

2018-10-05

The Minister of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of Madagascar, Mr. Harison Edmond Randriarimanana visited JIRCAS on October 4, 2018 in conjunction with his stay in Japan for the 7th plenary meeting of the Coalition for African Rice Development (CARD) and high level ministerial talks.

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Pres. Iwanaga at the Coalition for African Rice Development General Meeting

2018-10-05

JIRCAS President, Dr. Masa Iwanaga attended the Coalition for African Rice Development (CARD) General Meeting held at the JICA Headquarters in Tokyo on October 2-4, 2018.

JIRCAS at the Global Festa Japan 2018

2018-10-01

JIRCAS participated in the Global Festa Japan 2018 which was held at the Odaiba Center Promenade on September 29, 2018 with the theme of “Action for all ~ Changing tomorrow from small things~”.

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