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Appendix 1

Provisionally Selected Projects for FY2016

The following projects have been provisionally selected for FY2016. 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 countries
*( ): Principal Investigator in Japan; his/her affiliation

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

“The Project for Comprehensive Assessment and Conservation of Blue Carbon Ecosystems and Their Services in the Coral Triangle (Blue CARES)”
[Republic of the Philippines/Republic of Indonesia]
(Professor NADAOKA Kazuo; School of Environment and Society, Tokyo Institute of Technology)

“The Project for Development and Implementation of New Damage Assessment Process in Agricultural Insurance as Adaptation to Climate Change for Food Security”
[Republic of Indonesia]
(Associate Professor HONGO Chiharu; Integrated Research Field of Remote Sensing Division, Center for Environmental Remote Sensing, Chiba University)

“The Project for Development of Next-Generation Sustainable Land Management (SLM) Framework to Combat Desertification”
[Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia]
(Professor TSUNEKAWA Atsushi; Arid Land Research Center, Tottori University)

“The Project for Strengthening of the Environmental Radiation Control and Legislative Basis for the Environmental Remediation of Radioactively Contaminated Sites”
(Professor/Director NANBA Kenji; Fukushima University/Institute of Environmental Radioactivity in Fukushima University)

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

“The Project for Comprehensive Conversion of Biomass and Waste to Super Clean Fuels by New Solid Catalysts”
[The Kingdom of Thailand]
(Professor TSUBAKI Noritatsu; Graduate School of Science and Engineering for Research, University of Toyama)

“The Project for 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.)

“Research contributing to sustainable utilization of bioresources”

“The Project for Breakthrough in Nutrient Use Efficiency for Rice by Genetic Improvement and Fertility Sensing Techniques in Africa”
[Republic of Madagascar]
(Researcher TSUJIMOTO Yasuhiro; Crop, Livestock and Environment Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences)

“The Project for Developing Counter Measures Against Striga to Conquer Poverty and Improve Food Security”
[Republic of the Sudan]
(Professor SUGIMOTO Yukihiro; Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Kobe University)

“The Project for Improvement of Agricultural Productivity and Poverty Alleviation through Effective Use of Kodjari Rock Phosphate
[Burkina Faso]
(Director, NAGUMO Fujio; Crop, Livestock and Environment Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences)

“The Project for Marine Techno Park Computing System for Food Security and Sustainabilities (MARITEP-COMSYSS)”
[Republic of Indonesia]
(Professor WADA Masaaki; School of Systems Information Science, Future University Hakodate)

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

“The Project for Development of Extreme Weather Monitoring and Alert System”
[Republic of the Philippines]
(Professor TAKAHASHI Yukihiro; Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University)

“The Project for Evaluation and Mitigation of Seismic Risk to Earth Structure Including Composite Structure (Earth and Stone) Buildings”
[Kingdom of Bhutan]
(Professor AOKI Takayoshi; Graduate School of Design and Architecture, Nagoya City University)

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