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 (TARC) on June 10, 1970. As part of the celebration of this milestone, a commemorative logo has been created to be used throughout 2020.

JIRCAS History

1970
TARC was established with Headquarters in Kita-ku, Tokyo.
1975
Okinawa Subtropical Station (predecessor of Tropical Agriculture Research Front) was relocated to current location in Ishigaki City, Okinawa Prefecture.
1977
TARC Headquarters was transferred to Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture.
1993
TARC was reorganized as JIRCAS under the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
2001
JIRCAS was restructured as an Incorporated Administrative Agency (IAA) .
2015
JIRCAS was restructured as a National Research and Development Agency.
2020
This year marks the 50th Founding Anniversary of JIRCAS.
 

Anniversary Logo

国際農研創立50周年記念ロゴマーク