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Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

A. Advanced Research Networks
Research Cooperation Division,
International Program Department
5-3-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo
102-0083, JAPAN
TEL+81-3-3263-2316
FAX+81-3-3234-3700
MAILcore-to-core@jsps.go.jp

B. Asia-Africa Science Platforms
TEL+81-3-3263-1791
FAX+81-3-3234-3700
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Core-to-Core Program

List of Adopted Projects

B. Asia-Africa Science Platforms

List of FY2017 Projects

(Apr. 2017 - Mar. 2020)
No. Program Title Core Institute, (Coordinator) (Japan) Partner Countries Core Institute (Partner) Coordinator (Partner)
1 The research for the culture of contemporary Hand-Made Paper and artistic expression. ~With the focus on the revival of Samarkand paper~ Aichi University of the Arts
SHIBAZAKI Koji
Professor
UZBEKISTAN National institute of fine art and design named after Kamoliddin Bekhzod Khadjimetov Behzod
CHINA Dalian Nationalities University Ma Chun Dong
KOREA Dankook University Yoonmee Park
2 Formation of International Center of Excellence to Promote Teacher Education on ESD Okayama University
FUJII Hiroki
Professor
INDONESIA Indonesia University of Education Rusdiana Dadi
LAOS Bankeun Teacher College Siboualipha Sompong
MONGOLIA National University of Mongolia Jalgalsaikhan Dulguun
MYANMAR Sagaing University of Education Maw San San
Head of Department
KOREA Cheongju National University of Education Lee Sunkyung
CHINA The Chinese University of Hong Kong Cheung Sin-pui
3 Research cooperation between ICDP projects to drill into seismic zones in South Africa and India Ritsumeikan University
OGASAWARA Hiroshi
Professor
SOUTH
AFRICA
University of the Witwatersrand Durrheim Raymond John
INDEA Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad Somala Surenda Nadh
ISRAEL Tel-Aviv University Neta Wechsler
4 Japan-South-East Asia Collaboration Hub of Bioplastics Study Osaka University
UYAMA Hiroshi
Professor
THAILAND Chulalongkorn University CHIRACHANCHAI Suwabun
MALAYSIA Universiti Sains Malaysia KUMAR K Sudesh
INDONESIA Indonesian Institute of Sciences KARINA Myrtha
PHILIPPINES University of the Philippines FUNDADOR Noreen Grace V
5 Establishment of Partnership among Mineral and Geothermal Resources in Asia and Africa Region by Near Future Generation Geoscientists Kyushu University
YONEZU Kotaro
Associate Professor
INDONESIA Gadjah Mada University Setijadji Lucas
THAILAND Chulalongkorn University BOONPRAMOTE Thitisak
PHILIPPINES Universit of the Philippines PAYOT Betchaida
MONGOLIA Mongolian University of Science and Technology SERENEEN Jargalan
MYANMAR University of Yangon AYE May Thwe
ALGERIA University of Science and Technology, Houari Boumediene ABDALLAH Nachida
EGYPT Egyptian Nuclear Materials Authority IBRAHIM Waleed
KENYA University of Nairobi Mulwa Josphat
SOUTH
AFRICA
University of the Witwatersrand University KINNAIRD Judith
6 Collaborative research network on standardization of design and construction for hot weather concreting based on Asian climate and materials Saitama University
ASAMOTO Shingo
Associate Professor
THAILAND Thammasat University Tangtermsirikul Somnuk
VIETNAM National University of Civil Engineering, Hanoi Nguyen Giang Hoang
SRI LANKA University of Moratuwa Nanayakkara Anura
7 Data Collection Network in Asia, Africa, and Latin America by CubeSat Constellation Kyushu Institute of Technology
CHO Mengu
Professor
PHILIPPINES University of the Philippines Diliman Marciano Joel Joseph
SUDAN Institute of Space Research and Aerospace Mirghani Moutaman
MALAYSIA Universiti Teknologi MARA Ibrahim Idnin Pasya
BHUTAN Ministry of Information & Communications Namgyal Jigme Thinlye
TAIWAN National Cheng Kung University Juang Jyh-Ching
THAILAND King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok Saisutjarit Phongsatorn
GHANA All Nations University College Donkor Samuel H
BANGLADESH BRAC University Rhaman Khalilur
MONGOLIA National University of Mongolia Regsuren Bat-Erdene
NIGERIA Federanl University of Technology, Akure Akinyede Joseph
ETHIOPIA Bahir Dar University Damtie Baylie
8 Sustainable Asian vertebrate species diversity research network and young researcher development The Kyoto University Museum, Kyoto University
MOTOKAWA Masaharu
Professor
KOREA Seoul National University LEE Hang
CHINA Shandong University LI Yuchun
VIETNAM Vietnam National Museum of Nature NGUYEN Thien Tao
LAOS National University of Laos SANAMXAY Daosavanh
MYANMAR University of Yangon Thida Lay Thwe
THAILAND Chulalongkorn University MALAIVIJITNOND Suchinda
MALAYSIA University of Malaya Rosli Hashim
INDONESIA Research Center for Biology, Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) Amir Hamidy
9 Establishment of international collaborating center for controlling tick-borne protozoan diseases Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine
XUAN Xuenan
Director
VIETNAM Hue University LAN Dinh Thi Bich
THAILAND Kasetsart University INPANKAEW Tawin
PHILIPPINES De La Salle University CLAVERIA Florencia
SRI LANKA Department of Animal Production and Health SILVA Seekkuge Susil Priyanntha
10 Enhancement of the livestock productivity and reinforcement of countermeasure for prevention of animal infectious diseases in Southeast Asia by a cooperation with research bases with a hub function University of Miyazaki
MISAWA Naoaki
Professor
THAILAND National Institute of Animal Health RODTIAN Pranee
INDONESIA Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) PRIOSOERYANTO Bambang Pontjo
11 Establishing research network for control of childhood acute respiratory infections in Asia and Africa Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine
OSHITANI Hitoshi
Professor
PHILIPPINES Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) Lupisan Socorro P.
INDONESIA The State Islamic University of Syarif Hidayatullah (UIN) Sumantri Arif
CAMBODIA National Institute of Public Health (NIPH) Chhorvonn Chhea
ZAMBIA The University Teaching Hopspital (UTH) Mpanbalwani Mwila
12 Formation of gastrointestinal infectious disease center mainly focused on Helic obacter pylori infection in African countries Oita University
YAMAOKA Yoshio
Professor
DR CONGO University of Mbujimayi Pascal Tshiamala
KENYA The Kisii teaching and referral hospital Ondari Enock
NIGERIA University of Ibadan Oluwasola Abideen Olayiwola
SOUTH
AFRICA
University of Venda Moodley Yoshan

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List of FY2016 Projects

(Apr. 2016 - Mar. 2019)
No. Program Title Core Institute, (Coordinator) (Japan) Partner Countries Core Institute (Partner) Coordinator (Partner)
1 Establishment of the Network for Safeguarding and Development of the Cultural H
eritage in the Mekong Basin Countries
Waseda University
(Faculty of Science and Engineering, KOIWA, Masaki, Associate Professor)
CAMBODIA Norton University SO Sokuntheary
VIETNAM Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology LE Vinh An
LAOS National University of Laos CHITHPANYA Soukanh
THAILAND Silpakorn University CHATURAWONG Chotima
MYANMAR Mandalay Technological University SU Su
2 Construction of global environmental study basis through practical approaches b
ased on the Asia Platform
Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Kyoto University
(SHIBATA, Shozo, Professor)
VIETNAM Hue University LE An Van
VIETNAM Hanoi University of Science and Technology HUYNH Hai Trung
VIETNAM The University of Danang TRAN Quang Van
LAOS University of Champasak BOUNMY Phonesavanh
CAMBODIA Royal University of Agriculture NGO Bunthan
INDONESIA Bogor Agricultural University RUSTIADI Ernan
PHILIPPINES University of the Philippines ABASOLO Willie
THAILAND Mahidol University BOONTANON Suwanna Kitpati
MALAYSIA University of Malaya SHAABAN Ghazaly Bin
3 Study of GNSS satellite anomaly in the Asian and African equatorial region Nagoya University
(Solar-Terrestrial Environment Laboratory, SHIOKAWA, Kazuo, Professor)
NIGERIA Study of GNSS satellite anomaly in the Asian and African equatorial region RABIU babatunde Akeem
INDONESIA National Insititue of Aeronautics and Space YATINI Clara Yono
THAILAND Chiang Mai University KOMOLMIS Tharadol
4 Asian Chemical Biology Initiative Kyoto University, Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences
(UESUGI, Motonari, Professor)
KOREA Seoul National University PARK Seung Bum
CHINA Tsinghua University LI Yan-Mei
SINGAPORE National University of Singapore CHANG Young-Tae
INDEA Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur VERMA Sandeep
5 Establishment of observing means for dynamics of the Earth environment in Asia
with micro-satellites
Hokkaido University
(Faculty of Science,TAKAHASHI, Yukihiro, Professor)
PHILIPPINES University of the Philippines Diliman MARCIANO Joel Joseph S.
VIETNAM Vietnam National Satellite Center PHUONG Vu Viet
INDONESIA National Institute of Aeronautics and Space ANDIARTI Rika
MYANMAR Myanmar Aerospace Engineering University THWIN Kyi
MONGOLIA National University of Mongolia RENCHIN Tsolmon
6 Research Hub for Compact Mobility Model in the ASEAN Region Nagoya University
(Green Mobility Collaborative Research Center, ICHINO, Ryoichi, Professor)
THAILAND Chulalongkorn University SRIPAKAGORN Angkee
VIETNAM Hanoi University of Science and Technology LE ANH Tuan
LAOS National University of Laos BOUNPHANMY Somchanh
7
Research and education network on Southeast Asian coastal ecosystems
Atmosphere and Ocean Research Instute, The University of Tokyo
(NISHIDA, Shuhei, Professor)
INDONESIA Research Center for Oceanography, Indonesian Institute of Sciences DIRHAMSYAH Dirham
MALAYSIA Universiti Putra Malaysia ARSHAD Aziz
PHILIPPINES University of the Philippines, Visayas WILFREDO Campos
THAILAND Chulalongkorn University VIYAKARN Voranop
VIETNAM Instituite of Marine Environment and Resources TRAN Dinh Lan
8 Developing a network of long-term research field stations to monitor environmen
tal changes and ecosystem responses in Asian forests
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo
(KAMATA, Naoto, Professor)
KOREA Seoul National University LEE Woo-Shin
TAIWAN National Taiwan University TSAI Ming-Jer
THAILAND Kasetsart University TANTASIRIN Chatchai
MALAYSIA University Malaysia Sabah HOW Phua Mui
9 Research Exchange in Genome Cohort Studies for Field Malaria Parasites, Dengue
Viruses and Vector Insects
University of Tokyo
(Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, SUZUKI, Yutaka, Professor)
INDONESIA Sam Ratulangi University TUDA Josef B
THAILAND Mahidol University KOMALAMISA Narumon
10 Development of National Malaria Elimination Strategy in Kenya Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine
(KANEKO, Akira, Professor)
KENYA Kenya Medical Research Institute MUNGA Stephen
CHINA Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine LI GuoQiao
11 Establishment pf Toyama-Asia-Africa Pharmaceutical Network (TAA-PharmNet) for D
evelopment of New Drugs Based on the Natural Medicine
University of Toyama
(Graduate School of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences, YAKURA, Takayuki, Professor)
CHINA Shandong University WANG Fen-shan
KOREA Kyung Hee University RYU Jong Hoon
INDONESIA University of Hasanudin PULUBUHU Dwia Aries Tina
EGYPT Cairo University MESELHY Meselhy Ragab
12 Collaborative work to develop platform for zoonotic infectious diseases among J
apan, Egypt and Asian countries
Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine
(School of Medicine, NAKAYA, Takaaki, Professor)
EGYPT Damanhour University IBRAHIM Madiha Sara
THAILAND Mahidol University MORALES Vargas Enrique Ronald
MONGOLIA Hustai National Park trust TARAV Munkhbat

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List of FY2015 Projects

(Apr. 2015 - Mar. 2018)
No. Program Title Core Institute, Coordinator (Japan) Partner Countries Core Institute (Partner) Coordinator (Partner)
1 Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia with Networking Researchers, Practitioners and Information Center for Integrated Area Studies, Kyoto University

Hiroyuki YAMAMOTO, Associate Professor
INDONESIA Syiah Kuala University DIRHAMSYAH Muhammd
PHILIPPINES Ateneo de Manila University AGUILAR Filomeno V.
MALAYSIA Institute of Islamic Understanding Malaysia Sheikh Mohd Saifuddin BIN SHEIKH MOHD SALLEH
2 Collaborative Research on Transitional Justice and Inclusive Economic Development in Developing ASEAN Countries Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University

Yoshihiro NAKANISHI, Associate Professor
CAMBODIA Faculty of Development Studies, Royal University of Phnom Penh Chanrich Ngin
THAILAND Institute of Asian Studies, Chulalongkorn University Pathmanand Ukrist
MYANMER Department of International Relations, University of Yangon Chaw Chaw Sein
3 International Research Collaborations and Networking on Extreme Weather in Changing Climate in the Maritime Continent Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University

Shigeo YODEN, Professor
INDONESIA Institut Teknologi Bandung Hadi Tri Wahyu
VIETNAM Hanoi University of Science Tran Tien Tan
SINGAPORE Nanyang Technological University Koh Tieh-Yong
4 Advanced Research Network for Asian Cutting-Edged Organic Chemistry Tohoku University

Yoshiharu IWABUCHI, Professor
CHINA Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science Li Ang
KOREA Seoul National Univerisity Kim Byeong Moon
TAIWAN National Tsing Hua University Uang Biing Jiun
THAILAND Chulabhorn Research Institute Ruchirawat Somsak
SINGAPORE Nanyang Technological University Loh Tech Peng
MALAYSIA University of Malaya Rahman Noorsaadah Abd.
5 Establishment of Asian Model for Research and Education on Urban Water Resource Management Tokyo Institute of Technology

Chihiro YOSHIMURA, Associate Professor
THAILAND Kasetsart University LEUNGPRASERT Suchat
CAMBODIA Institute of Technology of Cambodia HUL Seingheng
6 Establishment of the Southeast Asia Research and Education Centerfor Disaster Reduction and Environmental Monitoring using Satellite Remote Sensing Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Yamaguchi University

Fusanori MIURA, Professor
INDONESIA Udayana University Mahendra I Made
VIETNAM Hanoi University of Aguriculture Ngo the An
THAILAND Chulalongkorn University Thaithawornit Lidwitayaprasi
EAST TIMOR East Timor University Shriff Roberto S Miranda
7 Study on genetic and zoonotic risks of extinction of local populations of great apes. Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University

Takeshi FURUICHI, Professor
DR CONGO University of Kinshasa BEKELI MBOMBA Nseu
DR CONGO Research Center for Ecology and Forestry MONKENGO-MO-MPENGE Ikali
DR CONGO Research Center for Natural Science BASABOSE Augustin K
GUINEA Environmental Research Institute of Bossou SOUMAH Aly Gaspard
GUINEA University of Conakry KEITA Sekou Moussa
GUINEA University of N'Zerekore BAMAMOU Cece
UGANDA Makerere University ISABIRYE-BASUTA Gilbert Moses
UGANDA Mbarara Univ. for Science and Technology ANGUMA Simon
8 Establishment of Chemical Hazard Commission for Africa Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University

ISHIZUKA Mayumi, Professor
GHANA Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Osei Akoto
NIGERIA University of Benin Ezemonye Lawrence
ETHIOPIA Univeristy of Gondar Yared Beyene
CAMEROON  University of Yaounde I Paul Moundipa F
SOUTH AFRICA North West University WEPENER Victor
EGYPT Zagazig University DARWISH, Wageh  Sobhy 
ZAMBIA University of Zambia MUZANDU, Kaampwe
SUDAN University of Gezira BASHIR, Nabli H.H.
9 Continuous remote medical education for the diagnosis of early gastric cancer in Asia Kyushu University

Shuji SHIMIZU, Associate Professor
INDONESIA University of Indonesia MAKMUN Dadang
THAILAND Chulalongkorn University RERKNIMITR Rungsun
MALAYSIA University of Malaya GOH Khean Lee
CHINA Pekin Union Medical College LU Xing-Hua
10 Development of midwifery personnel training model for maternal and newborn mortality reduction in Asia and Africa St. Luke's International University

Shigeko HORIUCHI, Professor
TANZANIA Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences Leshabari Sebalda Charles
INDONESIA Universitas Islam Negeri (UIN) Syarif Hidayatullah Agua Yenita