JST Press Release#1560

April 28, 2022

Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
5-3, Yonbancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

JST is to fund four research projects for the AJ-CORE (Africa-Japan Collaborative Research) 2nd call in the field of “Environmental Science”

The Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) decided to start new international projects within the framework of the AJ-CORE.

The second joint call for proposals in “Environmental Science” was held by JST of Japan, National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa, and organizations from member countries of the Science Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI).

A total of 12 proposals were submitted in response to the joint call. Based on joint panel review and an expert evaluation conducted in each country, JST and the other participating funding agencies jointly decided to adopt four projects.

The research period is scheduled to be three years.