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 for first 2-year.

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Contact us (Secretariat)

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

Joining the ARRN is Free!
To become member of ARRN, please read the following instruction, and send a membership application form to by email.



ARRN Membership Application Form for organization (MS-WORD:601kB)

Membership Benefits

(1)Easy obtaining of domestic and foreign information on river restoration through website, email, and direct contact to ARRN secretariat or other ARRN members as following;
- Latest news, topics, projects, experiences, lessons, case studies
- International and domestic events such as seminar and workshops
- Standard books, technical guidelines, video images, etc.

(2)Holding opportunity to introduce member's organization and their activities to other ARRN members

(3)A coordinated business with various foreign countries or organizations

(4)Holding management support such as international seminar, workshops and establishment of regional river restoration network by ARRN secretariat

Possible Tasks for ARRN Organization Member

(1)Members will participate in ARRN with commitment to use their own resources and to work effectively in partnership with other members that are collaborating in the network. Members will support the objectives of ARRN described in the charter.
(2)Members can freely inspect the Web site, and moreover, useful information on river restoration in your organization and your region can be freely sent through the Web site for other members.

(3)Members positively join for ARRN events such as international forum and the workshop by each RRN sponsoring. Also, every member can hold original workshop by receiving the backup of ARRN or RRN.

(4)Members cooperate positively when the specialist's technical advice is required or the advanced case investigation committee is sent to another region.

(5)Members share the information sent by ARRN with related persons in your organization.

Procedure for joining ARRN

(1) An organization which wants to join ARRN is requested to submit a membership application form by email. (*see above)

(2) The membership application form submitted by the organization is judged by the Secretary General and the Chairperson of ARRN.

(3) After the Chairperson of ARRN approves the membership application form, the organization becomes the ARRN member as a Non-RRN organization. (Refer to the ARRN Organizational Structure)

(4) ARRN secretariat will send email soon to the contact person named in the application form.

(5) When plural groups gathered in a certain country or regions, the ARRN secretariat supports the establishment of each RRN. The establishment of new RRN will be judged by ARRN governing council meeting.

Note) In a country/region which RRN secretariat has already established, applicants to ARRN should be registered through the RRN secretariat. (China, Korea, and Japan) For further information, please contact to by email.

ARRN Organization Members

Currently, the following organizations are official member of ARRN. (as of May. 2009)

CRRN (China River Restoration Network)
- China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research (IWRH)

*Organization members
- National Research Center for Sustainable Hydropower Development
- Institute of Hydroecology, Ministry of Water Resources & Chinese Academy of Sciences

KRRN (Korea River Restoration Network)
- Korea River Association (KRA)

*Organization members
- Korea Institute of Construction Technology (KICT)

JRRN (Japan River Restoration Network)
- Foundation for Riverfront Improvement and Restoration of Japan (RFC)

*Organization members
Jump to "JRRN Organization Members".

Non-RRN members
- Department of Water Resource, Thailand
- Federal Flood Commission, Pakistan (FFC)