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Provisionally Selected Projects for FY2015

The following projects have been provisionally selected for FY2015. Within each field, projects are listed in alphabetical order of the project title. Project titles are based on the titles submitted by the researchers in the counterpart countries and may be modified as a result of further discussion between JICA and the counterpart country.
*[ ]: counterpart country
*( ):Principal Investigator in Japan; his/her affiliation

Environment and Energy
“Research contributing to the resolution of global-scale environmental issues”

“The Project for Advancing Co-design of Integrated Strategies with Adaptation to Climate Change”
[Kingdom of Thailand]
(Professor OKI Taikan; Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo)

“The Project for Establishment of Environmental Conservation Platform of Tonle Sap Lake”
[Kingdom of Cambodia]
(Associate Professor YOSHIMURA Chihiro; Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology)

“The Project for Visualization of Impact of Chronic/Latent Chemical Hazard and Geo-Ecological Remediation”
[Republic of Zambia]
(Professor ISHIZUKA Mayumi; Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University)

Environment and Energy
“Research contributing to advanced energy systems for low carbon society”

“The Project for Production of Biofuels Using Algal Biomass”
[Republic of South Africa]
(Assistant Professor KANDA Hideki; Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University)

“The Project for Revegetation of Alang-alang (Imperata Cylindrica) Field Combined with Sustainable Production and Utilization of Biomass for Food and Energy Solution”
[Republic of Indonesia]
(Professor UMEZAWA Toshiaki; Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere, Kyoto University)

“Research contributing to sustainable utilization of bioresources”

“The Project for Development and Dissemination of Sustainable Production System Based on Invasive Pest Management of Cassava in the Greater Mekong Subregion”
[Socialist Republic of Viet Nam/Kingdom of Thailand/Kingdom of Cambodia]
(Professor TAKASU Keiji; Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University)

“The Project for Development of Sustainable Aquaculture Industry through Recycling of Wastes for Bioresource Production”
(Professor TODA Tatsuki; Department of Science and Engineering for Sustainable Innovation, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Soka University)

“The Project for Sericulture Innovation with African Biological Resources: Application of Molecular Genetics for Sustainable Development
[Republic of Kenya]
(Research Unit Head KAMEDA Tsunenori; National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences)

“The Project for Valorization of Bioresources in Semi- and Arid Land Based on Scientific Evidence for Creation of New Industry”
[Republic of Tunisia/Kingdom of Morocco]
(Professor ISODA Hiroko; The Alliance for Research on North Africa/Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba)

Disaster Prevention and Mitigation
“Research on disaster prevention and mitigation measures attuned to the needs of developing countries”

“The Project for Hazard Assessment of Large Earthquakes and Tsunamis in the Mexican Pacific Coast for Disaster Mitigation”
[United Mexican States]
(Associate Professor ITO Yoshihiro; Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University)

“The Project for Integrated Research on Great Earthquakes and Disaster Mitigation in Nepal Himalaya”
[Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal]
(Professor KOKETSU Kazuki; Earthquake Research Institute, The University of Tokyo)

“The Project for Technical Development to Upgrade Structural Integrity of Buildings in Densely Populated Urban Areas and its Strategic Implementation towards Resilient Cities”
[People's Republic of Bangladesh]
(Professor NAKANO Yoshiaki; Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo)

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