JIRCAS Report - Thailand

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

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.

FAO-APEC Workshop “Rice Landscapes and Climate Change”

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.

Debrief Meeting on the Collaborative Research for Sugarcane Improvement between JIRCAS-KKFCRC, Thailand

JIRCAS has been implementing the collaborative research project on sugarcane improvement entitled “Development of new type of sugarcane with better performance under adverse agricultural environments by using wild relatives (EDITS-Cane Project)” with Khon Kaen Field Crops Research Center (KKFCRC), Department of Agriculture (DOA), Thailand since 2011. This project aimed at developing efficient breeding techniques to utilize wild germplasm and sugarcane breeding materials through inter-specific and inter-generic hybridizations.

The 2013 Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers

On November 20, 2013, the commendation ceremony of the 2013 Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers was held at the U Thant International Conference Hall, United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan.The ceremony was well attended by many participants, including members of the selection committee.

JIRCAS International Workshop: Carbon sequestration in soils through farm land management - The latest world researches and relevancy in Southeast Asia -

JIRCAS International Workshop: Carbon sequestration in soils through farm land management - The latest world researches and relevancy in Southeast Asia - was co-organized by JIRCAS, Department of Agriculture (DOA) and Land Development Department (LDD), Thailand on 6 December 2012 at Bangkok, Thailand. 55 participants mostly from Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam discussed the relevancy of carbon sequestration in farm land of Southeast Asia.

Announcement of Awardees and Awarding Ceremony of the 2012 Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers

On November 28, 2012, the Awarding Ceremony of the 2012 Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers was held at Tsukuba International Congress Center Epochal, Tsukuba City, Japan. The ceremony was well attended by many participants, including members of the Selection Committee.

JIRCAS joined Thailand National Science and Technology Fair 2012

JIRCAS joined Thailand National Science and Technology Fair 2012 JIRCAS joined the Thailand National Science and Technology Fair 2012 in Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC), Bangkok, Thailand, which was organized by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Royal Thai Government during 17-31 August 2012. JIRCAS has joined the fair every year since 2007.