The Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) Visiting Research Fellowship Program 2008

The Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) will be offering the JIRCAS Visiting Research Fellowship Program 2008, tentatively scheduled from June 2008 to May 2009. This Fellowship aims at the promotion of collaborative research to address globally the various problems in agriculture, forestry and fisheries confronting countries in the developing regions. This one-year Fellowship comes in two types: (1) Tsukuba-Okinawa and (2) Project Site.

Who are eligible to apply?

Tsukuba-Okinawa Type
The applicant must be a national of a developing country, where he is currently employed in a research organization or a university, and is actively engaged in research relating to agriculture, forestry and fisheries. He/She must hold at least a Master's degree in a field relating to socio-economics and natural sciences and technology or equivalent qualifications in related fields.

Project Site Type
The applicant must be a national of a developing country, where the research theme for which he is applying will be implemented. He/She must be actively engaged in research relating to agriculture, forestry and fisheries. He/She must hold at least a Master's degree in a field relating to socio-economics and natural sciences and technology or equivalent qualifications in related fields.

For more information visit the web: http://www.jircas.affrc.go.jp/english/research/jircasfellow/index2008.html