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


< 2012.3:NEWS and EVENTS Monthly Archive >

"ARRN/JRRN Annual Report 2011" published

"ARRN/JRRN Annual Report 2011" has been published. Major activities by ARRN and River Restoration Networks (CRRN, KRRN and JRRN) in 2011 are summarized in this report.

  >>Annual Report 2011 (PDF 4.2MB)

"Reference Guideline for Restoration by Eco-Compatible Approach in River Basin of Asia ver.2" published

JRRN/ARRN published the "Reference Guideline for Restoration by Eco-Compatible Approach in River Basin of Asia ver.2" in March 2012 to assist all practitioners involved in the river restoration activities in Asia.

This guideline is the second edition of ARRN's guideline to show basic ideas and policies indispensable for restoring desirable river environments in Asia, raise the interest of readers in a river nearby, create an opportunity toward new projects for river restoration, and also support current river restoration projects.

JRRN/ARRN will continue to revise the guideline with the support of ARRN Technical Committee members.

>> Download "Guideline ver.2 main contents" (PDF 29.1MB)

>> Download "Guideline ver.2 brochure" (PDF 1.9MB)

Technical exchange with Future Resources Institute, Korea (Mar.9, 2012: Tokyo)

Technical exchange

On March 9 (Fri.), 2012, researchers belonging to the Future Resource Institute, a Korean private think tank specialized in water-resource policies, came to Japan, and had an exchange of views on efforts for river restoration policies and lows with the JRRN Secretariat.

Technical exchange with Kaohsiung City Government, Taiwan (Mar.8, 2012: Kanagawa)

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Opening at Tsurumi River Basin Center
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Technical mission of Kaohsiung City Government TAIWAN visited Tsurumi River Basin Center in Yokohama on 8 March 2012 to learn experience and lessons in Tsurumi River’s integrated river management, and JRRN supported their technical exchange with officials of the Keihin office, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.