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2016/05/05
Report: Symposium on Capacity Building in Sustainable Resource Development in Africa Held in Nairobi. 24 March 2016

On 24th March 2016, a one-day international event “Symposium on Capacity Building in Sustainable Resource Development in Africa” was held at the embassy of Japan in Nairobi, Kenya. It was hosted by JSPS Nairobi Research Station in cooperation with the Akita University and Embassy of Japan in Kenya. The symposium aims to consider the development of human resources which are engaged in sustainable resource development by sharing the expertise among the specialists from Japan and South and East African countries; and to provide a platform of exchanging ideas of education for sustainable development resources at higher education institutions in Africa. Abstract: The final draft of the post Millennium Development Goals […]

2016/03/16
Report:Symposium on Tropical and Infectious Diseases Held in Nairobi. 14-15 January 2016

During the period of 14-15 January 2016, a two-pronged international symposium program was held in Nairobi, Kenya: One was “The First Symposium for Innovate Network for Pan-African Surveillance of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) and Infectious Diseases,” hosted by Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) and Nagasaki University, and supported by Japan’s Ministry of Education and Science (MEXT) and the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED). The other was “The Second International Symposium for Promotion of Science and Technology Innovation Cooperation between Africa and Japan.” The Nairobi Research Station played an instrumental role in implementing both of these events as an assisting organization. The aim of the first symposium was […]

2016/03/16
Report:The Second Maasai Olympic Symposium “Competition for Wildlife Conservation”(6th March, 2015)

  On 6 March, the JSPS Nairobi Research Station cosponsored a symposium with the Embassy of Japan in Kenya. Held at the Embassy, its theme was “The 2nd Maasai Olympics Symposium: Competition for Wildlife Conservation?.” The Maasai people have for long years practiced their cultural rite of passage to manhood by hunting and killing lions. However, this traditional practice has become detrimental to the conservation of lions, which are now on the brink of extinction. In order to protect wildlife, the Maasai have replaced their lion hunt with an athletic competition, the Maasai Olympics. Held in December 2014, the second Maasai Olympics attracted hundreds of spectators to watch young Maasai […]

2012/07/05
Calling for Application: Post-doctoral Fellowship Programme for Foreign Researchers 2013-2014

Above grant of JSPS is now calling for application.  The deadline is 3- 7 September 2012 for the first recruitment, and 2-10 May 2013 for the second recruitment. Note : These deadlines are for the head of the host institution to submit the application to JSPS; the time frames for applicants (host researchers) to submit their applications are normally earlier. About the detail of the program and application guideline, see here and read it carefully.    The fellowship’s purpose is to provide opportunities for young postdoctoral researchers from other countries to conduct, under the guidance of their hosts, cooperative research with leading research groups in universities and other Japanese institutions. […]

2012/07/02
The 2nd Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize Call for Nominations

The purpose of the Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize is to honour individuals with outstanding achievements in the fields of medical research and medical services to combat infectious and other diseases in Africa and through such work have contributed to the health and welfare of African people and all humankind.  The prize consists of 2 categories: Medical Research and Medical Services. JSPS is entrusted by the Japanese Government with the operation of the prize for medical research. The prize consists of a citation, medal and honorarium of 100 million Japanese Yen (approximately 1.18 million US dollars). The prize is awarded every 5 years and this second award will be presented in […]

2014/03/13
Workshop on Academic Affairs, Science and Technology & JSPS Publicity at Pwani University, KENYA

Co-organized by Eastern African JSPS Alumni Association & Pwani University Date; 23rd January, 2014 Venue; Lecture Theater, North Wing, Pwani University   On 23rd January 2014, Eastern Africa JSPS Alumni Association held a Workshop on Academic Affairs, Science & Technology at Pwani University, Kilifi, Kenya.  The seminar was attended by 88 participants (see the list below) mainly researchers and students from Pwani University. After Executive members of Eastern Africa JSPS Alumni Association arrived the university, they visited Prof.Mohammed S. Rajab, Vice Chancellor’s office of the university, also met Prof. Muniru Khamis Tsanuo (Deputy V.C., Research & Extension) and Prof. James H. P Kahindi (Deputy V.C., Academic and Students Affairs). The […]

2013/11/22
Leopards, National Park and Communities: Toward Co-Existence of Wildlife and Human Societies

■ Date & Time:6th December, 2013(Fri)14:00〜16:00 ■ Venue:JICC Hall, Embassy of Japan in Kenya ■ Speaker; Ms. Yumi YAMANE(Kyoto University/KWS) ■ Panelists: Ms. Grace Nzale (Community Warden, Kenya Wildlife Service) Mr. Moses Mazola (Database Officer, Kenya Wildlife Service) Mr. Ibrahim Paranae Kantet (Executive Director, Eseriani Wildlife Association) ■ Co-hosted by JSPS Nairobi Research Station & Japan Information & Culture Centre   ■ Report On 6 December, the JSPS Nairobi Research Station cosponsored a symposium with the Japan Information & Culture Centre of the Embassy of Japan in Kenya. Held at the Embassy, the symposium addressed the theme “Leopards, National Park and Communities: Toward Coexistence of Wildlife and Human Societies.” The Nairobi National Park is a wildlife preserve […]

2013/08/05
Workshop on Crop Science & JSPS Publicity in Kampala, UGANDA

Co-Organized by Eastern African JSPS Alumni Association with NaCRRI. Date; January 22 (Tuesday), 2013 Venue; JICA  Conference Center, Namulonge, Uganda.

2013/08/01
Workshop on Academic Affairs, Science and Technology & JSPS Publicity, TANZANIA

Organized by Eastern African JSPS Alumni Association with University of Dar es Salaam Date; 3rd July, 2013 Venue; Dar es Salaam University Collage of Education    

2013/03/30
Workshop on Academic Affairs, Science and Technology & JSPS Publicity, ETHIOPIA

Date; March 15 (Friday), 2013 Venue; Crown Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethopia.   On 15th Mar-2013, JSPS Nairobi Research Station & Eastern Africa JSPS Alumni Association held publicity seminar and Workshop at Crown Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethopia.  The seminar was attended by 38 participants mainly researchers from Addis Ababa Science & Technology University (AASTU).  This is the first time to have a workshops in Ethopia by JSPS Nairobi and Eastern  Africa JSPS Alumni Association, hosted by the Alumni member(s) in Ethopia. As newly borned university, AASTU is now just coming up.  in his lecture, Dr. Tarekegn Tadesse(President of AASTU, Member of EA Alumni Association)introduced the summary of policy for higher education […]

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