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Международная премия Японии для молодых исследователей в области сельского хозяйства

Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) is seeking applications for its Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers 2018 to increase motivation among young researchers contributing to research and development in agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and related industries in developing regions, which is promoted by Japan for the benefit of those countries.

Research Fields

The award covers research areas in agriculture, forestry, fisheries and related industries in developing regions, including the industry sector of food and the field of environment.

Award Information

§ The award winners will be invited to Japan to receive their awards personally and present their research results and achievements.

§ The winners will be bestowed a testimonial by the Chairman of the AFFRC during the commendation ceremony and will also receive a cash prize ofUS$5,000 each from JIRCAS.

§ Up to three award winners will be named.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligible Applicants:

§ Should be under the age of 40 (as of January 1, 2018)

§ Should be researchers who have the nationality of developing countries and/or territories, belong to a non-Japanese research institute or a non-Japanese university

§ Should be engaged in research and development in agriculture, forestry, fisheries and related industries in developing regions

§ Must be able to attend the commendation ceremony and deliver a lecture on November 6, 2018.

§ Up to three young researchers who have shown:

§ outstanding performance in research and development in agriculture, forestry, fisheries, or related industries for a developing region, and who show great promise

§ outstanding achievements in research and development that will lead to future technological innovation in agriculture, forestry, fisheries or related industries for a developing area, and who show great promise

Deadline: 18 May 2018 For more information, please visit Japan Award.