JST Press Release#1668

February 9, 2024

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

JST to fund five research projects for the 3rd call of
AJ-CORE (Africa-Japan Collaborative Research) in the field of
“Environmental Science”

The Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) has made the decision to fund new international projects through AJ-CORE.

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

A total of 10 proposals were submitted to the joint call. JST and the other participating funding agencies jointly made the decision to adopt five projects based on joint panel reviews and evaluations by experts from the participating countries.

The research period is scheduled to be three years.