Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences | JIRCAS

2019 JIRCAS Report

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 JIRCAS was first established as the Tropical Agriculture Research Center 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.

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).

Foreign Students from Ibaraki University Visit JIRCAS

2019-12-05

A group of 29 students from Thailand, Indonesia and Sri Lanka in the Graduate School of Agriculture, Ibaraki University visited JIRCAS on December 4, 2019 as part of the Regional Sustainability Course.

JIRCAS Participates in the International Workshop on Facilitating International Research Collaboration on Transboundary Plant Pests

2019-11-29

As the current MACS-G20 Chair, JIRCAS Pres. Masa Iwanaga participated as Chair of the "International Workshop on Facilitating International Research Collaboration on Transboundary Plant Pests” organized by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) at the Tsukuba International Congress Center on November 27-29, 2019.

若手外国人農林水産研究者表彰報告

2019 Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers

2019-11-29

The awarding ceremony for the 2019 Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers, also known as the “Japan Award” was held at the Tsukuba International Congress Center in Tsukuba, Ibaraki on November 26, 2019. The recipients of the Japan Award 2019 included researchers from Colombia, Vietnam and India.

JIRCAS International Symposium 2019 Focuses on Tackling Transboundary Plant Pests and Contributing to SDGs

2019-11-28

From the perspective of contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the JIRCAS International Symposium 2019 focusing on international research collaboration to tackle transboundary plant pests was held at the Tsukuba International Congress Center on November 26, 2019.

Delegation from Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Visits JIRCAS

2019-11-28

A delegation of executive officers from Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) including Mr. Nguyen Van Tinh (Directorate of Water Resources) and Mr. Nguyen Hong Khanh (Water Management Bureau) visited JIRCAS on November 27, 2019.

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