Asian River Restoration Network (ARRN)

The Asian River Restoration Network was established in Nov. 2006 to support the exchange of information relating to environmental restoration of rivers and watersheds. JRRN has a role of ARRN secretariat currently.

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Lofty Chuoh Bldg., 7th Flr.

17-24, Shinkawa 1cho-me, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0033, JAPAN

Foundation for Riverfront Improvement and Restoration
Tel: +81-3-6228-3860
Fax: +81-3-3523-0640


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3rd ARRN Governing Council (November 4, 2008, Beijing)



On Nov. 4, 2008 (Tue), the 3rd ARRN Governing Council Meeting was held at the China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research (IWHR), the CRRN secretariat in Beijing.
At the beginning of the meeting, the current chairperson, Prof. Nobuyuki Tamai (a professor of Kanazawa Gakuin University, a professor emeritus of the University of Tokyo, president of IAHR) was reappointed as the incoming chairperson at the expiration of the his term of office (two years) under the agreement of Japan, China, and Korea. The activities of this year were then reported and discussed and opinions were exchanged in terms of ARRN charter, policy for activities next year, the place to hold the international forum next year, and how to establish the river restoration guideline.
As a result of this meeting, it was decided to hold the 2009 ARRN international forum in Korea in summer 2009 and distribute an interim report of the reference guideline developed by ARRN at the 5th World Water Forum (to be held in March 2009 in Turkey.)

Prof. Nobuyuki Tamai (ARRN Chair, )
(CRRN: China River Restoration Network)
Dr. Dongya Sun(IWHR), Dr. Wengen Liao (IWHR), Dr. Kewang Tang(IWHR)
(KRRN: Korea River Restoration Network)
Dr. Chang Wan Kim (KICT), Dr. Hong Koo Yeo (KICT)
(JRRN: Japan River Restoration Network)
Dr. Junzo Sago (RFC), Dr. Kazumasa Ito (RFC)
(ARRN Secretariat)
Mr. Masafumi ITO, Mr. Akira WADA, Mr. Michiya TANNAI
Dr. Xiaogang Wang (IWHR), Dr. Zheren Dong(IWHR), Dr. Peng Jing (IWHR)


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