Contact

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Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
5-3-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083, JAPAN
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Selected Projects


FY2008

Project Title Nanotechnology
Researcher SUGIYAMA Susumu
Position and Organization Professor, Ritsumeikan Global Innovation Research Organization, Ritsumeikan University
Period Dispatched 8 times from September, 2009
Counterpart Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology, SLINTEC
Country Sri Lanka

FY2009

Project Title Development of new diagnostic methods for arbovirus infections
Researcher INOUE Shingo
Position and Organization Assistant Professor, Department of Virology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University
Period Dispatched twice from October, 2009
Counterpart Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation)
Country Kenya

Project Title Future scenario of climate change
Researcher KUSUNOKI Shoji and 2 researchers
Position and Organization Head, First Research Laboratory, Climate Research Department, Meteorological Research Institute (MRI)
Period Dispatched 4 times from November, 2009
Counterpart Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, Centro de Previso de Tempo e Estudos Climatico
Country Brazil

Project Title Project of assessment of data assimilation techniques based on vertical profile measurement networks of atmospheric constituents in the southern hemisphere  (※)
Researcher MIZUNO Akira and 2 researchers
Position and Organization Professor, Atmospheric Environment Division, Solor-Terrestrial Environment Laboratory, Nagoya University
Period Dispatched 6 times from December, 2009
Counterpart Centro de Investigacionese en Laseres v Aplicaciosnes (CEILAP)
Country Argentina

※ The project title was revised as “Program for establishment of an observing station for atmospheric constituents in Rio Gallegos, the southernmost part of South America” after the project started.


Project Title Reforestation and forestation in aim of reduction of generation of greenhouse gases and lessening of global
Researcher KAKUBARI Yoshitaka
Position and Organization Professor, Faculty of Agriculture, Shizuoka University
Period Dispatched 8 times from March, 2010
Counterpart Committee for protection of environment under Government of Republic of Tajikistan
Country Tajikistan

Project Title Development of integrated utilization system of oil palm biomass
Researcher TANAKA Ryohei and 1 researcher
Position and Organization Director, Department of Biomass Chemistry, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute
Period Dispatched 10 times from March, 2010
Counterpart Universiti Sains Malaysia
Country Malaysia

Project Title Evaluation of multi-hazards in the south basin of Lake Managua, Nicaragua
Researcher MINOWA Chikahiro and 6 researchers
Position and Organization Research Counselor, Disaster prevention Research Center, National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention
Period Dispatched 9 times from March, 2010
Counterpart Centro de Investigaciones Geocientificas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Nicaragua en Managua (CIGEO-UNAN)
Country Nicaragua

Project Title Screening of efficient strains of Bacillus sphaericus for control of dangerous insects and infections (※)
Researcher OYAIZU Hiroshi
Position and Organization Professor, Biotechnology Research Center, The University of Tokyo
Period Dispatched twice from April, 2010
Counterpart Microbial Depository Centre (syn. State Microbial Depository Centre, RCDM), Department of the Centre of Microbiology and Microbial Depository, NAS of Armenia, CMMD
Country Armenia

※ The project title was revised as “Molecular identification of entomopathogenic strains and screening of new insecticidal proteins from Bacillus sphaericus and related species” after the project started.


Project Title Reduction of climate change impacts in coastal zones
Researcher TORII Kenichi and 2 researchers
Position and Organization Professor and Director, Center for Disaster Management Informatics Research, Ehime University
Period Dispatched 7 times from September, 2010
Counterpart Ministry for the coordination of environmental affairs, Sustainable Development Center: Center for Sustainable Development of Coastal Zones (CDS Coastal Zones)
Country Mozambique

Project Title Climate changes and their importance to the global carbon cycle (※)
Researcher NAKAYAMA Keisuke and 2 researchers
Position and Organization Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Kitami Institute of Technology
Period Dispatched 9 times from October, 2010
Counterpart Universidad Tecnologica de Paname (Centro de Investigaciones Hidraulicas e Hidrotecnicas)
Country Panama

※ The project title was revised as “Influence of climate changes on the hydrological cycle in the Panama Canal Watershed”, after the project started.



FY2010

Project Title Establishment of Mexico's national center for genetic resources preservation
Researcher MACHIDA (HIRANO) Ryoko
Position and Organization Visiting Cooperative Researcher, Gene Research Center, University of Tsukuba
Period Dispatched twice from July, 2010
Counterpart National Forestry, Agriculture and Livestock Research Institute
Country Mexico

Project Title Development of motion analysis system for improvement of clinical services and researches in rehabilitation service
Researcher SAKAI Kazuhiro and 2 researchers
Position and Organization Associate Professor, Department of Prosthetics and Assistive Technology, Niigata University of Health and Welfare
Period Dispatched 14 times from February, 2011
Counterpart Sirindhorn National Medical Rehabilitation Center
Country Thailand

Project Title Development of nitrogen use efficiency technology to reduce greenhouse gas effect in agriculture system
Researcher URANO Yutaka and 1 researcher
Position and Organization Researcher, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo
Period Dispatched twice from January, 2011
Counterpart International Center for Tropical Agriculture
Country Columbia

Project Title Collaborative research project on carbon capture and storage (CCS)
Researcher SATO Toru
Position and Organization Professor, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo
Period Dispatched twice from March, 2011
Counterpart Carbon Storage Research Center (CEPAC), Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul
Country Brazil

Project Title Planning for a research on the development and application of a high concentration solar generation system used in the desert region
Researcher NIINO Masayuki
Position and Organization Chief Advisor, Section of Management and Planning, Foundation for Promotion of Japan Aerospace Technology (JAST)
Period Scheduled to dispatch 3 times during implementation period
Counterpart Alexandria University, IGSR, Solar Energy Research Center
Country Egypt

Project Title Management of mining waste tailing damp at the region Bor
Researcher ISHIYAMA Daizo and 5 researchers
Position and Organization Professor (Director of Center for Geo-Environmental Science), Graduate School of Engineering and Resource Science, Akita University
Period Scheduled to dispatch 15 times from August, 2011
Counterpart The Institute for Mining and Metallurgy Bor
Country Serbia

Project Title Science and technology research partnership for biomass energy utilizing livestock waste
Researcher UMETSU Kazutaka and 1 researcher
Position and Organization Professor, Graduate school of Animal and Food Hygiene, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine
Period Scheduled to dispatch 10 times from April, 2011
Counterpart Institute for Animal Husbandry
Country Serbia

Project Title Design of regionally adaptable energy system in Botswana
Researcher OKUMURA Hideyuki and 2 researchers
Position and Organization Associate Professor, Graduate School of Energy Science, Kyoto University
Period Scheduled to dispatch 14 times from March, 2011
Counterpart University of Botswana
Country Botsuwana

Project Title Developing surveillance tools to monitor vectors and viruses for reemerging infectious diseases in Malawi
Researcher HIGA Yukiko and 1 researcher
Position and Organization Assistant Professor, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University
Period Dispatched twice from April, 2011
Counterpart University of Malawi Faculty of Science Department of Biology
Country Malawi

Project Title Capacity building for development of new therapeutic compounds for Chagas disease in El Salvador
Researcher KITA Kiyoshi and 1 researcher
Position and Organization Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
Period Scheduled to dispatch 6 times from August, 2011
Counterpart Centre for Scientific Research of El Salvador (CICES)
Country El Salvador

Project Title Water resources and climate change (※)
Researcher KOMAI Katsuaki and 2 researchers
Position and Organization Associated Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Enginnering, Kitami Institute of Technology
Period Scheduled to dispatch 9 times from September, 2011
Counterpart La Molina National Agrarian University
Country Peru

※ The project title was revised as “Research on the impact of climate change on hydrological processes in watershed and agricultural production in Peru” after the project started.



FY2011

Project Title Hazard geology focusing on the landsides in Tegucigalpa
Researcher YAMAGISHI Hiromitsu and 2 researchers
Position and Organization Professor, Center for Disaster Management Informatics Research, Ehime University
Period Scheduled to dispatch 17 times from February, 2012
Counterpart Honduras, University of Technology of Engineers
Country Honduras

Project Title Developing a glacier inventory in the Argentinean Andes using high resolution ALOS (Advanced Land Observing Satellite) data
Researcher UKITA Jinro and 3 researchers
Position and Organization Professor, Faculty of Science, Niigata University
Period Scheduled to dispatch 9 times from March, 2012
Counterpart Argentinean Institute for Snow,Ice and Environmental Research (IANIGLA-CONICET)
Country Argentina

Project Title Improvement of the agricultural production and the food security
Researcher SUZUKI Shinnji and 2 researchers
Position and Organization Associate Professor, Department of Bioproduction & Environment Engineering, Faculty of Regional Environment Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture
Period Scheduled to dispatch 18 times from March, 2012
Counterpart Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock Production, and Marine Affairs-Water Resources
Country Djibouti

Project Title Study for sustainable medical herb cultivation
Researcher HAYASHI Hiroaki
Position and Organization Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Iwate Medical University
Period Scheduled to dispatch 6 times form March, 2012
Counterpart State Enterprise Forest and Hunting and Academy of Science of the Republic of Tajikistan, Institute of Botany, Plant Physiology and Genetics
Country Tajikistan

FY2012

Project Title Identification of environmental and genetic risk factors in Chilean population
Researcher KOBAYASHI Maki and 3 researchers
Position and Organization Assistant Professor, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Period Scheduled to dispatch 7 times from July, 2012
Counterpart University of Chile
Country Chile

Project Title Experts in veterinary science (※)
Researcher KAMATA Hiroshi and 6 researchers
Position and Organization Professor, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University
Period Scheduled to dispatch 9 times from August, 2012
Counterpart School of Veterinary Medicine, College of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences, University of Ghana
Country Ghana

※ The project title is revised as “Experts in veterinary medicine and other related agricultural sciences” after the project started.

Project Title Hydrotreating of vegetable oils
Researcher ASAOKA Sachio and 2 researchers
Position and Organization Professor (Project), The University of Kitakyushu
Period Scheduled to dispatch 14 times from February, 2013
Counterpart National University of Columbia, Medellin Branch
Country Columbia

Project Title Research for the potential resource evaluation of algae in Senegal
Researcher NORO Tadahide and 1 researcher
Position and Organization Professor, Faculty of Fisheries, Kagoshima University 
Period Scheduled to dispatch 5 times from March, 2013
Counterpart Bureau of Seabed Resource Management and Exploitation
Country Senegal

Project Title Knowledge and management of hydro biological resource of Lake Titicaca
Researcher NATSUMEDA Takaharu and 3 researchers
Position and Organization Lecturer, Faculty of Risk management, Chiba Institute of science 
Period Scheduled to dispatch 10 times from May, 2013
Counterpart National University of the Altiplano,Puno
Country Peru

Project Title Project of fermentation technology for experimental production of biocontrol agents
Researcher HYAKUMACHI Mitsuro and 2 researchers
Position and Organization Professor, Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences Gifu University 
Period Scheduled to dispatch 11 times from August, 2013 
Counterpart National Institute for Agriculture Technology (INTA)
Country Argentina

Project Title Research and development of advanced fish feed for freshwater aquaculture in Benin
Researcher KOSHIO Shunsuke and 3 researchers
Position and Organization Professor, Faculty of Fisheries, Kagoshima University
Period Scheduled to dispatch 11 times from August, 2013
Counterpart Abomey-Calavi University
Country Benin

Project Title Assessing social, institutional and cultural conditions for the implementation of REDD+ projects among forest-society communities in the Peruvian Amazon
Researcher ABE Ken-ichi and 2 researchers
Position and Organization Professor, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, National Institutes for the Humanities
Period Scheduled to dispatch 15 times from August, 2013
Counterpart Peruvian Amazon Research Institute (IIAP)
Country Peru

 

Position and organization of Japanese researchers are as of the time of submission.