Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers

Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences

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Grant amount: US $5,000

Deadline: Mar 23, 2020

Applicant type: Faculty Postdoctoral Researcher Graduate Student

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Afghanistan; Albania; Algeria; Angola; Argentina Show all

Location of residency: Africa; Americas; Europe; Oceania; Central Asia Show all

Location of citizenship: Afghanistan; Albania; Algeria; Angola; Argentina Show all

Must travel to: Japan

Age restriction: No more than 39 years of age

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Overview:

Purpose and Outline of the Award

This annual award, which began in 2007, is organized and presented by the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Research Council (AFFRC), the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) of Japan and supported by Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS). Its purpose is to increase motivation among young researchers contributing to research and development in agriculture, forestry, fisheries and related industries in developing regions. Young researchers who show outstanding performance and research achievements that may lead to future innovation will be commended with the Japan Award.

Research Fields

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


You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  •  Candidates:
    • Should be researchers who have the nationality of developing countries and/or territories, and belong to a non-Japanese research institute or a non-Japanese university
    • Should be under the age of 40 (as of January 1, 2020)
    • Should be engaged in research and development in agriculture, forestry, fisheries and related industries in developing regions, including the food industry sector and the field of environment
    • Must be able to attend the commendation ceremony in Japan, 2020