• Wednesday, April 19, 2017

  • CIIT

  • International Office

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 regions, which is promoted by Japan for the benefit of those countries. 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

Eligibility

 - Should be under the age of 40 (as of January 1, 2017)
 - 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 2, 2017.

Application deadline is: May 26, 2017 (Fri.)
For more information about how to submit application, Guideline and application form please visit: https://www.jircas.go.jp/en/young_award/2017