Western Region Agricultural Research Center, NARO

Science Cafe in Fukuyama

Overview

The 16th "Food and Agriculture Science Cafe in Fukuyama" is organized to facilitate an open communication about food, agriculture and science with the general public in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere focusing on the research topic on various crops and agricultural techniques of the Western Region Agricultural Research Center, NARO. The theme of this Science Cafe is "New Rice Story ~ From noodles to risotto ~ " focusing on "Fukunoko" rice variety with high amylose content suitable for making noodles. New rice varieties suitable for making sushi and risotto will be introduced as well. There will be noodle tasting after the lecture. Please feel free to join us.


Date & Time

Nov 11, 2017 (Sat)
13:15~14:45 (Reception starts from 13:00)


Venue

Main Hall Auditorium
Western Region Agricultural Research Center, NARO
6-12-1 Nishifukatsu-cho, Fukuyama-shi, Hiroshima 721-8514, Japan


Speaker

Motoko SHIMURA
Communicator for Agricultural Technology
Promotion Section of Industry-Academia Collaboration


Admission Fee

Free. Limited to 26 participants (5th grade or higher)
* Elementary school students must be accompanied by parents. First-come-first-served basis.


Registration

Please fill in the address, name (furigana), telephone number, and apply by e-mail by Nov 6, 2017 (Monday). Registration by phone is also accepted from 9:00 to 17:00 on weekdays. Only a limited number of applicants will be accepted on first-come-first-served basis.


For Inquiries

Kiyoharu SUGAMOTO
Public Relations Team, Department of Planning
Western Region Agricultural Research Center, NARO
6-12-1 Nishifukatsu-cho, Fukuyama-shi, Hiroshima 721-8514 Japan
TEL: 084-923-5385, FAX: 084-923-5215


Poster

http://www.naro.affrc.go.jp/event/files/warc-ivent-20171011a1_1.pdf

Corporate Number 7050005005207