April 2021 Asia Analysis

In the April 2021 edition of Asia Analysis, Maiko Shimmura, from the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization, speaks about Japan’s efforts toward increasing the use of hydrogen energy

I hope that during this time of the year you have a spring in your step, despite the global pandemic we are all experiencing.

We also welcome the expert view of Neil Gordoen, Chief Executive of Subsea UK, concerning the move towards energy transition, green energy and the ultimate goal of net-zero, when it comes to the burgeoning Asia-Pacific market.

In analysis from Open Access Government, we find out about the initiatives of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) to promote scientific excellence on both a national and global scale. For example, we know that conducting joint research activities between highly qualified researchers in Japan and other parts of the world is evidently crucial.

Finally, in our agriculture section, Aarthi JanakiRaman, Research Manager, Chemicals and Advanced Materials at TechVision, Frost & Sullivan, states that soil health management is no longer restricted to agricultural activities.

Additional comment from Professor Dr Apichart Vanavichit, at the Rice Science Center, reveals the hard solution to develop low glycaemic rice for diabetes.

I hope that you gain a great deal from these and other intellectually stimulating pieces in this April volume of Asia Analysis. Do join us for future publications as our discussion about this region continues.


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