This annual award, which began in 2007, is organized and presented by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) of Japan. Its purpose is to increase motivation among young researchers contributing to research and development in agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and related industries in developing countries, which is promoted by Japan for the benefit of those countries. Up to three young researchers who have shown
will be invited to Japan to attend the commendation ceremony this November and accept their awards and cash gifts (US$5,000 will be given per awardee).
Secretariat of the Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers
Public Relations Office,
Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS)
1-1, Ohwashi Tsukuba City, Ibaraki
Start of recruitment of candidates for the “2014 Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers.” (Press release [in Japanese] by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, dated April 16, 2014)