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


< 2008.1:NEWS and EVENTS Monthly Archive >

“JRRN Workshop on River Restoration and Water Environmental Preservation in China” was held. (21 January 2008)

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Prof. Jianhua Li Presentation

On January 21, 2008, the Mini-workshop on River Restoration: River Restoration and River Environment Conservation in China was held, where latest topics of Chinese river restoration were provided based on current condition of water resources and water environment in China. In the discussion held later, participants exchanged opinions vigorously.

-Lecturer: Prof. Jianhua Li
College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tongjiu University, Key Laboratory of Yangtze Water Environment, Ministry of Education
-Date: 21th January 2008, 15:00-17:00
-Venue: Foundation for Riverfront Improvement and Restoration (Tokyo, Japan)

>>Materials (PDF 158KB: Language: Japanese only)

Exchange with the Secretariat of PEMSEA (January 9, 2008, Tokyo, JP)


On January 9, 2008, ARRN/JRRN Secretariat and the Secretariat of PEMSEA (Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia) had a meeting to exchange opinions. PEMSEA is an international organization that carries out projects financed by the world largest environmental fund GEF under the control of the United Nations Development Plan (UNDP). PEMSEA provides technical assistance and expertise for projects conducted in East Asia. Future cooperation between ARRN and PEMSEA is expected as coastal management cannot be separated from inland watershed management.

Exchange with the NARBO Secretariat (January 9, 2008, Tokyo, JAPAN)


On January 9, 2008, ARRN/JRRN Secretariat and the Secretariat of NARBO (Network of Asian River Basin Organization) had a meeting to exchange opinions. NARBO is an international network established in 2004 with the objective of promoting integrated water resources management (IWRM). ARRN expects cooperation with NRBO will further be enhanced in the field of water environment restoration.