Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences | JIRCAS

2019 JIRCAS Report

南雲生産環境・畜産領域長が、ブルキナファソ国立科学技術研究センター所長から感謝状を授与されました。

Certificate of Appreciation from the Director of Burkina Faso’s National Institute of Science and Technology

2020-03-13

The Director of Burkina Faso’s National Institute of Science and Technology (CNSRT) presented a certificate of appreciation to Dr. NAGUMO Fujio, Director of Crop, Livestock and Environment Division, in recognition of the joint research projects of JIRCAS that contribute to research in science and technology and human resource development in the country.

エチオピア国ティグライ州の水土保全事業の式典に職員が参加

JIRCAS Participates in Ceremony for the Water and Soil Conservation Project in Tigray, Ethiopia

2020-03-03

TAKENAKA Koichi (Senior Researcher, Rural Development Division) and Dr. NISHIGAKI Tomohiro (Researcher, Crop, Livestock and Environment Division) of JIRCAS were invited at a ceremony held on February 21, 2020 to promote the water and soil conservation project in Tsada Naele community, Kilte Awlaelo district, Tigray regional state, Ethiopia.

岩永理事長が国連食糧農業機関(FAO)事務局長顧問団の第1回会合に参加

President Iwanaga Participates in the First Meeting of the FAO Director-General's Advisory Group

2020-02-27

JIRCAS President Dr. Iwanaga was appointed as member of the FAO Director-General's Advisory Group and participated in the first meeting held at the FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy on February 25-26, 2020. Pres. Iwanaga provided advice and recommendations to FAO based on JIRCAS research activities in developing regions, and the technologies and experience of the agriculture, forestry and fisheries industry in Japan.

JIRCAS Participates in G20 MACS Saudi Arabia

2020-02-25

The 9th G20 Meeting of Agricultural Chief Scientists (G20 MACS) was held in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia on the 18th and 19th of February 2020. JIRCAS President, Dr. IWANAGA Masa, who served as chair of the 8th G20 MACS held in Tokyo last year, participated in the meeting with representatives from the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Research Council Secretariat of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

Application Procedure for Fixed-term Researcher (Nurturing Young Researcher Category)

2020-02-19

The Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) is now accepting applications for fixed-term employment of young researchers.

Students from Shiba Junior High School Visit JIRCAS

2020-02-17

Two second-year students from Shiba Junior High School (Minato-ku, Tokyo) interested in learning about research activities addressing Africa’s food problems visited JIRCAS on February 14, 2020.

Students of Nihon University Visit JIRCAS

2020-02-14

A group of 14 second-year students from the Department of International Development Studies, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University visited JIRCAS on February 13, 2020 as part of the spring training to broaden their understanding of international research on agriculture, forestry and fisheries, and to help them determine the themes of seminars for the next academic year.

国際農研創立50周年ロゴマーク

JIRCAS 50th Founding Anniversary Logo

2020-02-04

The year 2020 marks the 50th year since the Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) was first established as the Tropical Agriculture Research Center (TARQ) in June 1970. As part of the celebration of this milestone, a commemorative logo has been created to be used throughout 2020.

国際連合食糧農業機関(FAO)のグスタフソン副事務局長ご一行が国際農研をご訪問

FAO Deputy Director-General Visits JIRCAS

2020-01-24

The Deputy Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Dr. Daniel Gustafson, visited JIRCAS on January 23, 2020 and held discussions with JIRCAS President Dr. IWANAGA Masa on a wide range of topics including common areas of concern to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) such as global food and nutrition security and addressing climate change.

パナマ共和国のカルロス・ペレ大使ご一行が国際農研をご訪問

Ambassador Carlos Pere of the Republic of Panama Visits JIRCAS

2020-01-14

Ambassador Carlos Pere of the Republic of Panama visited JIRCAS on January 14, 2020. President Iwanaga and Ambassador Pele exchanged views on partnerships in technological cooperation and potential for improving research capacity.

Pres. Iwanaga at the 9th Annual GRA Council Meeting

2020-01-14

JIRCAS President Dr. IWANAGA Masa attended the 9th annual Council Meeting of the Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases (GRA) held in Denpasar, Indonesia on October 6-7, 2019.

Srinakharinwirot University (Thailand) delegation visits JIRCAS

2019-12-18

A delegation from the Faculty of Economics, Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand, including Dr. Suwimon Hengpatana (Assistant Dean), Dr. Hiroyuki Konuma (Visiting Professor), Dr. Nantarat Tangvitoontham (Assistant Professor) and graduate school students, visited JIRCAS on November 28, 2019.

JIRCAS Participation in COP25 held in Spain

2019-12-17

JIRCAS Sub-Project Leader, Dr. Taro Izumi participated in the 25th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP25) and related workshops held from December 2 to 15, 2019 in Madrid, Spain.

SATREPS FY VARY Project Holds Workshop in Madagascar

2019-12-17

The SATREPS project “Breakthrough in nutrient use efficiency for rice by genetic improvement and fertility sensing techniques in Africa (FY VARY Project)” organized a workshop, which also served as the mid-term evaluation of the project, at the Hotel Colbert in Antananarivo, Madagascar on December 12, 2019.

Kumamoto Prefectural Uto Senior High School Students Visit JIRCAS

2019-12-13

A group of first-year high school students from Kumamoto Prefectural Uto Junior and Senior High School visited JIRCAS on December 12, 2019 as part of the Super Science High School training program on experience of the future (Kanto area training).

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