The National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO) is the core institute in Japan for conducting research and development on agriculture and food. NARO's overall mission is to contribute to thedevelopment of society through innovations in agriculture and food industries by promoting pioneering and fundamental R&D. NARO develops new technologies to make agriculture a competitive and attractive industry, and to contribute to improving the nation's food selfsufficiency. To this end, NARO promotes R&D to increase productivity and safety, and to reduce production costs in agriculture. It also aims to create new markets and future industries by developing value-added agricultural products to fulfil market requirements. In addition, NARO promotes R&D activities to deal with global issues such as climate change, utilisation of local agricultural resources to maximise multifunctionality, etc. The R&D achievements and the intellectual property public relations and promulgation efforts through Public Private Partnerships.

NARO has had a liaison scientist office on the Wageningen Campus to strengthen collaborative research in Europe since 2018. Work together with us!

  • Food and Agriculture Research
  • Breeding
  • Smart Agriculture
  • Society 5.0
  • Smart food value chain
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