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Attachment 3

Provisionally Selected Projects for FY2012

The following projects have been provisionally selected for FY2012. 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 1
“Research contributing to the resolution of global-scale environmental issues”

“Development of the social management system for atmospheric environmental risks in South America”
[Argentine Republic and Republic of Chile]
(Professor MIZUNO Akira; Solar-Terrestrial Environmental Laboratory, Nagoya University )

“Island of coral reefs and mangroves: answering the threat of climate change”
[Republic of Palau]
(Lecturer NAKAMURA Takashi; Faculty of Science, University of the Ryukyus )

Environment and Energy 2
“Research contributing to energy systems for low carbon society”

“Decentralized biomethane energy system for rural development”
[Republic of India]
(Professor HASEGAWA Tatsuya; EcoTopia Science Institute, Nagoya University )

“Research contributing to sustainable utilization of bioresources”

“Diversity assessment and development of sustainable use of Mexican genetic resources”
[United Mexican States]
(Professor WATANABE Kazuo; Gene Research Center, University of Tsukuba )

“Improvement in productivity and yield stability of rice under Kenya's biotic and abiotic stress conditions through tailor-made breeding and development of cultivation methods”
[Republic of Kenya]
(Professor YAMAUCHI Akira; Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University )

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

“Earthquake and tsunami disaster mitigation in the Marmara region and disaster education in Turkey”
[Republic of Turkey]
(Project Leader Principal Research Scientist Dr. KANEDA Yoshiyuki; Earthquake and Tsunami Research Project for Disaster Prevention, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology )

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

“Surveillance of viral zoonoses in Africa”
[Republic of Zambia]
(Professor TAKADA Ayato; Research Center for Zoonosis Control, Hokkaido University )


“Creation of green innovative industry from oil palm plantation for the Bornean bio-diversity conservation”
(Professor SHIRAI Yoshihito; Graduate School of Life Science and Systems Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology )

“Innovative bio-production in Indonesia (iBioI): integrated bio-refinery strategy to promote biomass utilization using super-microbes for fuels and chemicals production”
[Republic of Indonesia]
(Assistant Professor OGINO Chiaki; Graduate School of Engineering, Kobe University )

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