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Provisionally Selected Projects for FY2013

The following projects have been provisionally selected for FY2013. 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”

“Project for biodiversity conservation in Amazon based on a new concept of "Field Museum"”
[Federative Republic of Brazil]
(Professor KOHSHIMA Shiro; Wildlife Research Center, Kyoto University)

“Project for development of clean and efficient utilization of low rank coals and biomass by solvent treatment project”
[Kingdom of Thailand]
(Specially Appointed Professor MIURA Kouichi; Institute of Advanced Energy, Kyoto University)

“Project for hydro-microbiological approach for water security in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal”
[Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal]
(Professor KAZAMA Futaba; International Research Center for River Basin Environment, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Medicine and Engineering, University of Yamanashi)

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

“Project for development of a model system for fluidized bed catalytic gasification of biomass wastes and following liquid fuel production in Indonesia”
[Republic of Indonesia]
(Associate Professor NODA Reiji; Faculty of Science and Technology, Gunma University)

“Research contributing to sustainable utilization of bioresources”

“Project for development and adoption of Latin American low-input rice production system through genetic improvement and advanced field-management technologies”
[Republic of Colombia]
(Professor OKADA Kensuke; Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo)

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

“Project for integrated study on mitigation of multimodal disasters caused by ejection of volcanic products”
[Republic of Indonesia]
(Professor IGUCHI Masato; Sakurajima Volcano Research Center, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University)

“Research project on disaster prevention/mitigation measures against floods and storm surges in Bangladesh”
[People's Republic of Bangladesh]
(Professor NAKAGAWA Hajime; Research Center for Fluvial and Coastal Disasters, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University)

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

“Project for establishment of an early-warning system for infectious diseases in Southern Africa incorporating climate predictions”
[Republic of South Africa]
(Professor MINAKAWA Noboru; Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University)

“The project for the development of innovative research technique in genetic epidemiology of malaria and other parasitic diseases in Lao PDR for containment of their expanding endemicity”
[Lao People's Democratic Republic]
(Director KANO Shigeyuki; Department of Tropical Medicine and Malaria, Research Institute, National Center for Global Health and Medicine)


“The project for epidemiological studies on animal protozoan diseases in Mongolia and development of effective diagnostics measures”
(Professor INOUE Noboru; National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine)

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