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Environment/Energy (Global-scale environmental issues)

2017 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Establishment of Environmentally Sound Management of Construction and Demolition Waste and Its Wise Utilization for Environmental Pollution Control and for New Recycled Construction Materials Prof. KAWAMOTO Ken Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University
Vietnam
Establishment and Implementation of an Innovative Forest Resource Management Co-created in Collaboration between Ecological Methods and Indigenous Knowledge Associate Prof. YASUOKA Hirokazu The Center for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Cameroon
2016 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Development of Next-Generation Sustainable Land Management (SLM) Framework to Combat Desertification Prof. TSUNEKAWA Atsushi Arid Land Research Center, Tottori University
Ethiopia
Comprehensive Assessment and Conservation of Blue Carbon Ecosystems and Their Services in the Coral Triangle (Blue CARES) Prof. NADAOKA Kazuo School of Environment and Society, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Philippines

Indonesia
Strengthening of the Environmental Radiation Control and Legislative Basis for the Environmental Remediation of Radioactively Contaminated Sites Prof./Director NANBA Kenji Fukushima University/Institute of Environmental Radioactivity in Fukushima University
Ukraine
Development and Implementation of New Damage Assessment Process in Agricultural Insurance as Adaptation to Climate Change for Food Security Associate Prof. HONGO Chiharu Integrated Research Field of Remote Sensing Division, Center for Environmental Remote Sensing, Chiba University
Indonesia
2015 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Visualization of Impact of Chronic/Latent Chemical Hazard and Geo-Ecological Remediation Prof. ISHIZUKA Mayumi Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University
Zambia
Advancing Co-design of Integrated Strategies with Adaptation to Climate Change Prof. OKI Taikan Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo
Thailand
Establishment of Environmental Conservation Platform of Tonle Sap Lake Associate Prof. YOSHIMURA Chihiro School of Environment and Society, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Cambodia
2014 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Research on the Integration System of Spatial Environment Analyses and Advanced Metal Recovery to Ensure Sustainable Resource Development Prof. ISHIYAMA Daizo Graduate School of International Resource Sciences, Akita University
Serbia
2013 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Hydro-microbiological Approach for Water Security in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal Prof. KAZAMA Futaba Interdisciplinary Centre for River Basin Environment, Graduate Faculty of Interdisciplinary Research, University of Yamanashi
Nepal
Biodiversity conservation in Amazon based on a new concept of "Field Museum" Prof. KOHSHIMA Shiro Wildlife Research Center, Kyoto University
Brazil
Development of Clean and Efficient Utilization of Low Rank Coals and Biomass by Solvent Treatment Specially Appointed Prof. MIURA Koichi Institute of Advanced Energy, Kyoto University
Thailand
2012 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Sustainable Management of Coral Reef and Island Ecosystems: Responding to the Threat of Climate Change Associate Prof. NAKAMURA Takashi Faculty of Science, University of the Ryukyus
Palau
Development of the Atmospheric Environmental Risk Management System in South America Prof. MIZUNO Akira Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research, Nagoya University
Argentina

Chile
2011 There are no ongoing projects.
2010 There are no ongoing projects.
There are no ongoing projects.

*A provisionally selected project for FY2011 as below has not gone ahead: "Establishment of Comprehensive Freshwater Ecosystem Management Striking a Balance between Sustainable Utilization of Fishery Resources and Biodiversity Conservation in Tanzania”[United Republic of Tanzania] (Prof. Okada Norihiro / School and Graduate School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Tokyo Institute of Technology)


Environment/Energy (Low carbon society/energy)

2017 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Geothermal Exploration by Thermoluminescence Technique Prospection and Reservoir Evaluation by Integration of Geological, Geophysical and Geochemical Data Analysis Prof. TSUCHIYA Noriyoshi Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Tohoku University
El Salvador
E-Integrated Smart Transport to Dually Achieve CO2 Reduction and People’s Well-Being to Support THAILAND 4.0 Prof. HAYASHI Yoshitsugu Institute of Science and Technology Research, Chubu University
Thailand
2016 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Comprehensive Conversion of Biomass and Waste to Super Clean Fuels by New Solid Catalysts Prof. TSUBAKI Noritatsu Graduate School of Science and Engineering for Research, University of Toyama
Thailand
Smart Cities for Emerging Countries based on Sensing, Network and Big Data Analysis of Multimodal Regional Transport System Global Business Development Office General Manager TSUBOI Tsutomu Nagoya Electric Works Co., Ltd.
India
2015 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Producing Biomass Energy and Material through Revegetation of Alang-alang(Imperata cylindrica)Fields Prof. UMEZAWA Toshiaki Resarch Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere, Kyoto University
Indonesia
Production of Biofuels Using Algal Biomass Assistant Prof. KANDA Hideki Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University
South Africa
2014 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Technology Development of Steam-spot Detection and Sustainable Resource Use for Large Enhancement of Geothermal Power Generation in Indonesia Prof. KOIKE Katsuaki Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University
Indonesia
Sustainable Development of Rural Area by Effective Utilization of Bio-wastes with Highly Efficient Fuel Cell Technology Associate Prof. SHIRATORI Yusuke Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University / International Research Center for Hydrogen Energy, Kyushu University
Vietnam
2013 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Development of a Model System for Fluidized Bed Catalytic Gasification of Biomass Wastes and Following Liquid Fuel Production in Indonesia Associate Prof. NODA Reiji Graduate School of Science and Technology, Gunma University
Indonesia
2012 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Promotion of Green Economy with Palm Oil Industry for Biodiversity Conservation Prof. SHIRAI Yoshihito Graduate School of Life Science and Systems Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology
Malaysia
2011 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Pilot Study for Carbon Sequestration and Monitoring in Gundih Area, Central Java Province, Indonesia Specially Appointed Prof. MATSUOKA Toshifumi Center for the Promotion of Interdisciplinary Education and Research, Kyoto University
Indonesia
2010 There are no ongoing projects.
There are no ongoing projects.

*A provisionally selected project for FY2012 as below has not gone ahead: "Decentralized Biomethane Energy System for Rural Development”[India] (Prof. Tatsuya Hasegawa / Center for Interdisciplinary Study on Resource Recovery and Refinery in Asia, EcoTopia Science Institute, Nagoya University)


Bioresources

2017 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Characterization of Fish-Killing Algae Bloom Holobiome and the Development of a Detection/Prediction System for Industry/Government/Academia Salmon Aquaculture Associate Prof. MARUYAMA Fumito Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University
Chile
ASEAN Network System for Rice Genomic Breeding Prof. YOSHIMURA Atsushi Faculty of Agriculture, Graduate School of Kyushu University
Myanmar
2016 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Developing Counter Measures Against Striga to Conquer Poverty and Improve Food Security Prof. SUGIMOTO Yukihiro Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Kobe University
Sudan
Breakthrough in Nutrient Use Efficiency for Rice by Genetic Improvement and Fertility Sensing Techniques in Africa Researcher TSUJIMOTO Yasuhiro Crop, Livestock and Environment Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences(JIRCAS)
Madagascar
Project on establishment of the model for fertilizing cultivation promotion using Burkina Faso phosphate rock Director, NAGUMO Fujio Crop, Livestock and Environment Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences(JIRCAS)
BurkinaFaso
Optimizing Mariculture based on Big Data with Decision Support System Prof. WADA Masaaki School of Systems Information Science, Future University Hakodate
Indonesia
2015 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Valorization of Bio-resources based on Scientific Evidence in Semi- and Arid Land for Creation of New Industry Prof. ISODA Hiroko The Alliance for Research on North Africa/Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Tunisia / Morocco
Project for Development of Sericulture Research by Applying Biological Resources and Molecular Genetics Unit Leader KAMEDA Tsunenori National Agriculture and Food Research Organization
Kenya
Development and Dissemination of Sustainable Production System Based on Invasive Pest Management of Cassava in Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand Prof. TAKASU Keiji Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University
Vietnam / Cambodia / Thailand
Continuous Operation System for Microalgae Production Optimized for Sustainable Tropical Aquaculture (COSMOS) Prof. TODA Tatsuki Department of Science and Engineering for Sustainable Innovation, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Soka University
Malaysia
2014 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Establishment of Cryo-bank System for Vietnamese Native Pig Resources and Sustainable Production System to Conserve Bio-diversity Advanced Researcher KIKUCHI Kazuhiro Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, NARO (National Agriculture and Food Research Organization) (NIAS)
Vietnam
Development of Aquaponics Combined with Open Culture Adapting to Arid Regions for Sustainable Food Production Prof. YAMADA Satoshi Faculty of Agriculture, Tottori University
Mexico
2013 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Development and Adoption of Latin American Low-input Rice Production System Through Genetic Improvement and Advanced Field-management Technologies Prof. OKADA Kensuke Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo
Colombia
2012 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Innovative Bio-production in Indonesia (iBioI): Integrated Bio-refinery Strategy to Promote Biomass Utilization using Super-microbes for Fuels and Chemicals Production Prof. OGINO Chiaki Graduate School of Engineering, Kobe University
Indonesia
The Project on Rice Research for Tailor-made Breeding and Cultivation Technology Development in Kenya Prof. YAMAUCHI Akira Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University
Kenya
Diversity Assessment and Development of Sustainable Use of Mexican Genetic Resources Prof. WATANABE Kazuo Gene Research Center, University of Tsukuba
Mexico
2011 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Development of Aquaculture Technology for Food Security and Food Safety in the Next Generation Research Prof. OKAMOTO Nobuaki Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
Thailand
2010 There are no ongoing projects.
There are no ongoing projects.

Disaster Prevention and Mitigation

2017 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Flash Floods Integrated Management Considering Climate Change for Secured Development in Wadi Basins Prof. SUMI Tetsuya Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University
Egypt
Integrated Research on Resilience Enhancement of Industry Complexes Through Establishment of Area-BCM Operations and Development Toolkits for Disaster Risk Analysis and Information Sharing for the Wellbeing of Population at Risk Prof. WATANABE Kenji Graduate School of Social Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology
Thailand
2016 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Project for Evaluation and Mitigation of Seismic Risk for Composite Masonry Buildings in Bhutan Prof. AOKI Takayoshi Graduate School of Design and Architecture, Nagoya City University
Bhutan
Development of Extreme Weather Monitoring and Information Sharing System in the Philippines Prof. TAKAHASHI Yukihiro Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University
Philippines
2015 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Hazard Assessment of Large Earthquakes and Tsunamis in the Mexican Pacific Coast for Disaster Mitigation Associate Prof. ITO Yoshihiro Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University
Mexico
Integrated Research on Great Earthquakes and Disaster Mitigation in Nepal Himalaya Prof. KOKETSU Kazuki Earthquake Research Institute, The University of Tokyo
Nepal
Technical Development to Upgrade Structural Integrity of Buildings in Densely Populated Urban Areas and its Strategic Implementation towards Resilient Cities Prof. NAKANO Yoshiaki Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo
Bangladesh
2014 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Application of State of the Art Technologies to Strengthen Research and Response to Seismic, Volcanic and Tsunami Events, and Enhance Risk Management Prof. KUMAGAI Hiroyuki Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University
Colombia
Development of a Comprehensive Disaster Resilience System and Collaboration Platform in Myanmar Prof. & Director MEGURO Kimiro International Center for Urban Safety Engineering, Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo
Myanmar
2013 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Integrated Study on Mitigation of Multimodal disasters caused by Ejection of Volcanic Products Prof. IGUCHI Masato Sakurajima Volcano Research Center, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University
Indonesia
Research Project on Disaster Prevention/Mitigation Measures against Floods and Storm Surges in Bangladesh Prof. NAKAGAWA Hajime Research Center for Fluvial and Coastal Disasters, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University
Bangladesh
2012 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster Mitigation in the Marmara Region and Disaster Education in Turkey Principal Research Scientist, Dr. KANEDA Yoshiyuki Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology(JAMSTEC)
Turkey
2011 There are no ongoing projects.
2010 There are no ongoing projects.
There are no ongoing projects.

*A provisionally selected project for FY2009 as below has not gone ahead: "Research on Disaster Prevention/Mitigation Measures against Floods and Storm Surges”[People's Republic of Bangladesh] (Prof. NAKAGAWA Hajime; Disaster Prevention Research Institute of Kyoto University)


Infectious Diseases Control

※SATREPS projects in the field of Infectious Diseases Control have been transferred to AMED - the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development. (The transfer took place on April 1, 2015. Projects that terminated before that date were not transferred.)

2 projects commenced at AMED in 2017
2 projects commenced at AMED in 2016
2 projects commenced at AMED in 2015

2014 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Integrative Application of Human and Pathogen Genomic Information for Tuberculosis Control Prof. TOKUNAGA Katsushi Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
Thailand
Searching Lead Compounds of Anti-malarial and Anti-amebic Agents by Utilizing Diversity of Indonesian Bio-resources Prof. NOZAKI Tomoyoshi Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Indonesia
Ecological Studies on Flying Foxes and Their Involvement in Rabies-related and Other Viral Infectious Diseases Prof. HONDO Eiichi Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University
Indonesia
2013 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Epidemiological Studies on Animal Protozoan Diseases in Mongolia and Development of Effective Diagnostics Measures Prof. INOUE Noboru National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine
Mongolia
Development of Innovative Research Technique in Genetic Epidemiology of Malaria and Other Parasitic Diseases in Lao PDR for Containment of Their Expanding Endemicity Director KANO Shigeyuki Department of Tropical Medicine and Malaria, Research Institute, National Center for Global Health and Medicine
Laos
Establishment of an Early-warning System for Infectious Diseases in Southern Africa Incorporating Climate Predictions Prof. MINAKAWA Noboru Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University
South Africa
2012 Project Title Principal Investigator Affiliation ODA Recipient Country
Surveillance of Viral Zoonoses in Africa Prof. TAKADA Ayato Research Center for Zoonosis Control, Hokkaido University
Zambia
2011 There are no ongoing projects.
2010 There are no ongoing projects.
There are no ongoing projects.