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Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

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Technologies, Researches and Educations

International Research Strategies for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

The Research Strategies have been developed to show the direction for policies on future international agriculture, forestry and
fisheries research, which enable Japan to respond to recent environmental changes inside and outside Japan.

"Field for Knowledge Integration and Innovation" Organization and Evolution

We organized "Field for Knowledge Integration and Innovation", which was a new research scheme in collaboration with industries and academic sector. It is intended to generate innovative research results through the linkage between the field of agriculture, forestry, fisheries and food sectors, and the other fields. It is also designed to lead commercialization of new products or businesses promptly with these knowledges.

The brochure for details are available in the next page.

Smart Agriculture  NEWアイコン

“Smart Agriculture” is a new type of agriculture that takes “advanced technologies” such as robots, AI, IoT, and drones and combines them with traditional agricultural technology developed in Japan.

The next page introduces Japanese efforts to realize “Smart Agriculture”.

Promotion of Shokuiku (Food and Nutrition Education)

Shokuiku shall be considered essential for people’s living, become a basis of intellectual, moral and physical education, and nurture people, so they can acquire a knowledge of “diet” and an ability to choose an appropriate “diet” through various experiences so as to have a healthy dietary lifestyle.