JIRCAS Report

JIRCAS Celebrates 30th Anniversary of TICAD with Official Side Event on "Building a Sustainable and Resilient Food System in Africa"

On Friday, December 1, 2023, JIRCAS held a hybrid side event titled "Toward Building a Sustainable and Resilient Food System in Africa" to mark the 30th anniversary of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD).

JIRCAS Showcases Agricultural Innovation at Agribusiness Creation Fair 2023

The research results of JIRCAS were exhibited at the "Agribusiness Creation Fair 2023" organized by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and held at Tokyo Big Sight, South Hall 2 from November 20 to 22, 2023.

JIRCAS Welcomes 207 High School Students from 5 Prefectures in November

In cooperation with the Tsukuba Science Tour Office, JIRCAS has been actively responding to visit requests from junior high and high schools within and outside Ibaraki Prefecture. In November, 207 students arrived from high schools in Gunma, Okinawa, Tochigi, Fukushima, and Saitama prefectures.

Project Leader Izumi Receives Certificate of Appreciation from Can Tho University, Vietnam

Dr. IZUMI Taro, Project Leader of "Climate Change Measures in Monsoon Asia," was honored with a Certificate of Appreciation from Can Tho University, Vietnam, on November 30, 2023, in recognition of his extensive contributions to collaborative research over the years.

JIRCAS and Can Tho University Convene Annual Project Meeting

JIRCAS and Can Tho University convened their annual project meeting on November 30th in Can Tho City, located in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam. The purpose of the meeting was to share research plans and progress for the current fiscal year.

Rural Development Division Director Shindo Receives 2023 PAWEES International Award

Dr. SHINDO Soji, the Director of the Rural Development Division at JIRCAS, was honored with the prestigious International Society of Paddy and Water Environment (PAWEES) International Award during the 2023 International Conference held in Busan, Korea, from October 23 to 25, 2023.

FAO Deputy Director-General Visits JIRCAS

The Deputy Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Ms. Beth Bekdol, paid a visit to JIRCAS on Tuesday, November 14, 2023.

Students of the MS Program in Global Agricultural Sciences of the University of Tokyo Visit JIRCAS

On November 9, 2023, a group of ten first-year students of the Master of Science program and one professor from the Department of Global Agricultural Sciences, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences of the University of Tokyo visited JIRCAS.

Delegation from Vietnam's Ministry of Industry and Trade and Ministry of Science and Technology Visits JIRCAS

On November 10, 2023, a delegation from the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Ministry of Science and Technology, and other ministries of Vietnam paid a visit to JIRCAS.

Indonesia’s PT PG Rajawali I Delegation Visits TARF

A delegation from Indonesia's PT PG Rajawali, led by Dr. Nanik Soelistyowati, Operational Director, along with 11 accompanying members, paid a visit to the Tropical Agriculture Research Front (TARF) on November 14, 2023.