International Research Information System AFF (IRIS-AFF) 

   The International Research Information System AFF (IRIS-AFF) aims to provide a networking platform to promote dissemination of information to international researchers, to cope with problems on agriculture, forestry and fisheries and enhance cooperation between Japanese and international organizations.   

Major International Research Projects in Japan


Japan and International Research Networks

Japan and CGIAR

 Japan and Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases (GRA)

Japan and Wheat Initiative (WI)


Human Resources Programmes for International Scientists

This capacity building programme for agricultural researchers in developing countries is coordinated by the United Nations University (UNU) in Japan.


Major Japanese Research Results and Activities on Global-Scale Issues

The Asia-Pacific Food Security Information Platform (APIP) (APEC Action Plan on Food Security(Japan))

Research Results on Greenhouse Gases by Japanese Research Institutes

Global-Scale Issue International Research Network Project (2010 -2012) 


Frontier of International Research

The “Project for Maximization of Soybean Production in Madhya Pradesh, India” of JICA has started in full-scale, and the goal is to establish a soybean cultivation system for small and poor farmers.


Japanese Policy on International Research






Contact Us
International Research Division,
Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Research Council Secretariat, 
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF)
1-2-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8950, Japan

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