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List of the Selected Projects

*List of the selected projects is in alphabetical order of the project title.
*Project title is the title of the submitted request from counterpart countries and might be modified based on the further discussions between JICA and counterpart countries.
*[ ]: the counterpart country
*( ): name of Principal Investigator in Japan and his/her affiliation

Environment and Energy 1 “Research contributing to adaptation to or mitigation of climate change”

“Carbon Dynamics of Amazonian Forests”
[Federative Republic of Brazil]
(Research Coordinator ISHIZUKA Moriyoshi; Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute)
“Climate Simulation and Projections for Adaptation Impact in the Southern African Region”
[Republic of South Africa]
(Head of Laboratory Dr. YAMAGATA, Toshio; Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC))
“Climate Variability Study and Societal Application through Indonesia - Japan "Maritime Continent COE"- Indonesia Contribution to GEOSS Project”
[Republic of Indonesia]
(Principal Scientist YAMANAKA Manabu; Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC))
“Study on Impact of Glacial Retreat on Water Resource Availability for Cities of La Paz / El Alto”
[Republic of Bolivia]
(Professor TANAKA Hitoshi; School of Engineering, Tohoku University)

Environment and Energy 2 “Research contributing to Sustainable Utilization of Bio-Resources”

“Development of Soy Bean with Tolerance to Dry and Heat”
[Federative Republic of Brazil]
(Professor YAMAGUCHI-SHINOZAKI Kazuko; Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS))
“Development of Strategic Regional Network of Institutions for Integrated Coastal Ecosystem Conservation and Adaptive Management in Response to Local and Global Environmental Change”
[Republic of the Philippines]
(Professor NADAOKA Kazuo; Graduate School of Information Science and Engineering Department of Mechanical and Environmental Informatics, Tokyo Institute of Technology)
“Innovation on Production and Automotive Utilization of Bio-fuels from Non-food Biomass”
[Kingdom of Thailand]
(Dr. YOSHIMURA Yuji; Research Center for New Fuels and Vehicle Technology, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST))

“Improvement of Food Security in Semi-arid Regions of Sudan through Management of Root Parasitic Weeds”
[The Republic of the Sudan]
(Professor SUGIMOTO Yukihiro; Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Kobe University)
“Sustainable Integration of Local Agriculture and Biomass Industries”
[Socialist Republic of Viet Nam]
(Professor SAKODA Akiyoshi; Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo)
“Valorization of Bio-resources in Semi Arid and Arid Land for Regional Development”
[Republic of Tunisia]
(Professor ISODA Hiroko; Alliance for Research on North Africa, University of Tsukuba)

Environment and Energy 3 “Research contributing to the resolution of global-scale environmental issues”

“Improving Sustainable Water and Sanitation Systems in Sahel Region in Africa”
[Burkina Faso]
(Professor FUNAMIZU Naoyuki; Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University)
“Promoting Low Carbon Technology Transfer between Japan and India: Cooperation Framework, Policy Recommendations, and Capacity Building”
(Director SUZUKI Yutaka; Kansai Research Centre, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES))

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

“Enhancement of Monitoring Capabilities and Source Process Studies of Earthquakes and Volcanoes in the Philippines”
[Republic of the Philippines]
(Principal Senior Researcher INOUE Hiroshi; Earthquake Research Department, National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention)
“Evaluation of Seismic Risk and Tsunami Disaster Mitigation Technology in Peru”
[Republic of Peru]
(Professor YAMAZAKI Fumio; Faculty of Engineering of Chiba University)
“Information Network for Natural Disaster Mitigation and Recovery”
(Professor MURAI Jun; Keio University)
“Research on Disaster Prevention/Mitigation Measures against Floods and Storm Surges”
[People's Republic of Bangladesh]
(Professor NAKAGAWA Hajime; Disaster Prevention Research Institute of Kyoto University)
“Studies of Seismic Hazard Mitigation in Deep Level South African Mines”
[Republic of South Africa]
(Professor OGASAWARA Hiroshi; College of Science and Engineering, Ritsumeikan University)

Infectious Diseases Control “Research on measures to address infectious diseases control attuned to the needs of developing countries”

“Control of Infectious Diseases of Viral and Parasitic Aetiology in Ghana”
[Republic of Ghana]
(Professor YAMAOKA Shoji; Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University)
“Emerging Infectious Diseases: Development of Vaccines and Natural Substance Based Antiviral Drugs for Control and Prevention of Flavi-and Related Viruses”
[Republic of Indonesia]
(Director/Professor HOTTA Hak; Center for Infectious Diseases, Graduate School of Medicine/School of Medicine, Kobe University)
“New Technologies Approaches Applied for the Improvement of Diagnosis and Management of Fungal Infections in AIDS and Immunocompromised Patients in Brazil”
[Federative Republic of Brazil]
(Professor KAMEI Katsuhiko; Medical Mycology Research Center (MMRC), Chiba University)
“Prevention and Control of Leptospirosis in the Philippines”
[Republic of the Philippines]
(Professor YOSHIDA Shinichi; Faculty of Medicine Sciences, Kyushu University)