Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers 390 views

Type of Funding

Prize

Frequency

Annual

Description

The Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) is inviting applications for the 2017 Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers, which purpose is to increase motivation among young researchers contributing to research and development in agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and related industries in developing regions. Up to 3 young researchers with outstanding performance and research achievements that may lead to future innovation will be honoured at the commendation ceremony in Japan on 2 November 2017.

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

Benefits

Each prize winner will receive US$5,000. The award winners will be invited to Japan to receive their awards personally and present their research results and achievements. T

Eligibility

Applicants should be researchers below the age of 40, who are nationals of developing countries and/or territories, and who belong to a non-Japanese research institute or a non-Japanese university. They must have shown outstanding performance and great promise in research and development in agriculture, forestry, fisheries, or related industries for a developing region; or have shown outstanding achievements and great promise in research and development that will lead to future technological innovation in agriculture, forestry, fisheries or related industries for a developing region.

They have to be available to attend the commendation ceremony and deliver a lecture on 2 November 2017.

Application

Applications are to be sent by post and should arrive at the Secretariat of the Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers by 26 May 2017.

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