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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Technical exchange with Prof. Paul Waley, University of Leeds, UK (Sep. 3, 2010: Tokyo)

Technical discussion

On September 3 (Fri.), 2010, Professor Paul Waley, School of Geography, University of Leeds came to Japan, and had an exchange of views with the JRRN Secretariat and four JRRN members mainly on efforts for river restoration in England and Japan, and the participation of residents. Prof. Waley has continued his relationship with Japan for over three decades. He had covered urban rivers in Japan when he was an English newspaper reporter, and is now working on a comparative study of urban river restoration and involvement with local communities in England and Japan from various perspectives including urban planning, urban development, landscape, and nature-oriented river management.


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