TUMSAT's research group was chosen for JST-JICA Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development program (SATREPS) of FY2018
Last Update : 2018-06-07 13:00
TUMSAT's research group (Project leader: Dr. Ikuo Hirono, Professor of the Department of Marine Biosciences, Faculty) was chosen for Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development program (SATREPS), which is supported by a collaboration between the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The group intends to start the collaborative research from April 1st, 2019.
The outline of the project is as follows. Detailed explanation can be found on JST website.
Project title: "The Project for Utilization of Thailand Local Genetic Resources to Develop Novel Farmed Fish for Global Market"
Counterpart Country: Kingdom of Thailand
Project leader: Dr. Ikuo Hirono, Professor, Department of Marine Biosciences, Faculty, TUMSAT
Project period: FY2019 to FY 2023 (Five years)
*Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology (TUMSAT)
Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS)
Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency (FRA)
Faculty of Science, Kanagawa University
*Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Thailand
The National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Development Agency, Ministry of Science and Technology, Thailand
Faculty of Fisheries & Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University
Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University
Institute of Agricultural Technology, Walailak University
Institute of Agricultural Technology, Suranaree University of Technology
Faculty of Science, Prince of Songkla University
This project aims to achieve Goal 2 and Goal 14 of "Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)" culminated at U. N. Headquarters in September 2015.