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.

Go to ARRN website

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


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Exchange with Dr. Ulrica Åberg, the researcher from the School of Environment, University of Leeds, UK (June 26, 2008, Tokyo, JAPAN)


On June 26, 2008, ARRN Secretariat had a meeting with Dr. Ulrica Åberg, the researcher of the School of Environment, University of Leeds, UK. As a part of her research to compare river restoration projects between Japan and Europe, Dr. Ulrica Åberg conducted field studies to collect examples and information during her short stay in Japan. ARRN Secretariat provided information regarding historical development of Japanese river environment administration, representative measures and examples, procedures for river restoration projects, and evaluation of the projects implemented in the past. Dr. Ulrica in turn explained current situations regarding river restoration in UK.

Assisting delegates from Korea River Association (June 4, 2008, Ishikawa, Japan)

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From 4 - 8 June, 2008, 41 members of delegation from the Korea River Association visited Japan to see rivers and watersheds in Ishikawa Prefecture and surrounding Hokuriku region. ARRN Secretariat coordinated with concerned organizations on the Japanese side (such as Kaga City Government, Civil Engineering Division of Ishikawa Prefecture Government, Komatsu/Kaga Water Village Restoration Committee, Hokuriku Ecology and Civil Engineering Society, etc.), and Prof. Tamai, the chairperson of ARRN, joined the tour to the Sai River that flows through Kanazawa City. The tour to restoration sites on rivers and water villages in Hokuriku region was a success in consolidating Korea-Japan relations in the field of river environment restoration.