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2023/11/29
You are invited to International Symposium: “The Role and Challenges of Ecotourism in Wildlife Conservation”

We are delighted to extend an invitation to you all for our upcoming international symposium “The Role and Challenges of Ecotourism in Wildlife Conservation.” Details of the seminar are as follows: Date and Time: 9th December 2023, 9:30 to 15:20 (GMT) Venue: Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary Registration: Please email to JSPS Nairobi Research Station at <nbo-academia[a]overseas.jsps.go.jp> *Please use @ in place of [at] when you will send E-mail to us Seminar Description:In recent years, the delicate balance between human activity and wildlife preservation has faced increasing threats. The natural habitats of many species continue to shrink due to urbanization, deforestation, and climate change, underscoring the significance of proactive conservation efforts. One such effort […]

2023/09/07
【UPDATED】CALL FOR PAPERS! – Kenya@60

T-1 Day to the “Kenya At 60 Conference themed: KENYA IN THE WIDER WORLD” organized by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Nairobi Research Station, in partnership with the British Institute in Eastern Africa (BIEA), Kenya School of Government (KSG), United States International University – Africa (USIU-Africa), and USIU-Africa’s Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs (IPPIA). The event is open to ALL, but participants must register for planning purposes. Date: October 26 – 27, 2023 Time: 8.00pm ~ 5.00pm Venue: Hybrid – Rooftop, SHSS & Virtual (Zoom) Registration Link: https://forms.gle/WvrjoJa5aX67hkuZ8 For any inquiries or more information, kindly contact: nbo-academia@overseas.jsps.go.jp /OR ippia@usiu.ac.ke (October 25th, 2023) The Japan […]

2023/08/16
Invitation to Kenya-Japan 60th Anniversary Academic Symposium

SYMPOSIUM ANNOUNCEMENT! It is our pleasure to announce that we organize Kenya-Japan 60th Anniversary Symposium at JICC, the Embassy of Japan on August 17th and 18th, 2023 ().

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 […]

2013/08/01
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 […]

2012/11/20
Space Science Colloquium Held in South Africa

Space Science Colloquium: Promoting Space Exploration and Earth Observation — Contribution of Japan and South Africa to Humanity
 Date: 4th October, 2012(Tuesday) 
Venue: Sanlam Auditorium, University of Pretoria

 Guests for Opening Session: H. E. Naledi Pandor(Minister, The Department of Science and Technology, Soith Africa) Prof. Cheryl de la Rey(Vice Chancellor, University of Pretoria) Mr. Yutaka Yoshizawa(Ambassador, The Embassy of Japan in South Africa) Mr. Ken Okaniwa(Minister, The Embassy of Japan in South Africa) Soichiro Shiraishi, PhD(Director, JSPS Nairobi Research Station) Co-hosts: The Department of Science and Technology, South Africa The Embassy of Japan in South Africa Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Nairobi Research Station The University of Pretoria, South Africa […]

2012/07/20
The 1st National Science, Technology and Innovation Week(May 2012)

Date: 7th – 11th May, 2012 Venue: Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC), Nairobi   Cosponsored by the JSPS Nairobi Research Station, Kenya’s Ministry of Higher Education Science and Technology, and National Council for Science and Technology, the First National Science, Technology and Innovation Week was held over five days from 7-11 May. Constituting Kenya’s sole nationwide scientific conference, the event was aimed at sharing the country’s research achievements among its researchers while also disseminating them to the Kenyan public. This first conference in the series was held on the theme “Innovation Systems and Knowledge-Based Economy for National Development”. At the opening ceremony, remarks were delivered by Kenya Prime Minister Dr. […]

2012/05/20
Conference: The 1st National Science, Technology and Innovation Week

Theme: Innovation Systems and Knowledge-Based Economy for National Development Date: 7rd – 11th May, 2012 Host: Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology, National Council of Science & Technology Co-Sponsor: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Nairobi Research Station, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), African Biotechnology Stakeholders Forum (ABSF), Housing Finance Venue: Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC), Nairobi Participants: about 200 Executive Guests: Prime Minister Dr. Raila Amolo Odinga, Minister of Higher Education, Science & Technology Prof. Margaret Kamar, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology Prof. Crispus Kiamba, Minister/Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of Japan […]

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