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The Mitsui & Co. Environment Fund

Introduction to Grant Projects

FY2018

Beekeeping business with the goal of economic independence for Amazonian natives in Brazil

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2018 Activity Grants
Organization name: Rainforest Foundation Japan (NPO)

Digging wells for a village and wild elephant sanctuary in Sabah, Malaysia, and talking with local people about conservation

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Grant year: FY2018 Activity Grants
Organization name: Borneo Conservation Trust Japan (NPO)

Resource rotation and regeneration of human connections, for the development of a symbiotic society. "Kids cafeterias on a regional platform"

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Grant year: FY2018 Activity Grants
Organization name: NPO Hotline Shinshu (NPO)

Initiatives to revitalize the Iitate village region

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Grant year: FY2018 Activity Grants
Organization name: Resurrection of Fukushima (NPO)

Supporting energy generation and the 'grow local, consume local' movement

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Grant year: FY2018 Activity Grants
Organization name: Renewable Energy Promotion Association (NPO)

Constructing a rainwater capture system to provide safe drinking water and sanitation

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Grant year: FY2018 Activity Grants
Organization name: Ikaw Ako (NPO)

Soso Rape Blossom Project: Putting a nuclear effected area at the forefront of clean energy and resource circulation

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2018 Activity Grants
Organization name: Minami Soma Organization for Farmland Regeneration

Conserving rare species by assessing the risk of infection in an Asian biodiversity hotspot

Research grant

Grant year: FY2018 Research Grants
Organization name: Hokkaido University, Laboratory of Wildlife Biology and Medicine, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine    Professor: Toshio Tsubota

Understanding the state of consensus formation regarding the use of coastal sea areas in Iwate prefecture and dividing sea areas by ecosystem

Research grant

Grant year: FY2018 Research Grants
Organization name: The University of Tokyo Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The Center for Earth Surface System Dynamics (CESD)    Associate Professor: Sachi-hiko Itoh

Designing future energy systems by creating narrative scenarios using collective intelligence

Research grant

Grant year: FY2018 Research Grants
Organization name: Yokohama National University, Faculty of Environment and Information Sciences, Division of Social Environment and Information    Professor: Hiroki Hondo

Assessing contributions to sustainable urban formation from the introduction of public allotments as a food source for low-income households

Research grant

Grant year: FY2018 Research Grants
Organization name: The University of Tokyo School of Engineering, Department of Urban Engineering    Associate Professor: Kiyo Kurisu

Research on the symbiosis of offshore wind power and aquaculture

Research grant

Grant year: FY2018 Research Grants
Organization name: Nagasaki University, Organization for Marine Science and Technology    Coordinator: Yoichi Oda

Selection of rice varieties and cultivation methods for reducing rice contamination in Bangladesh, and approaches to the spread of such information

Research grant

Grant year: FY2018 Research Grants
Organization name: University of Shizuoka, School of Food and Nutritional Sciences    Professor: Takashi Amagai

FY2017

Regional education building through "Interregional Student Exchange" and "Nature Experience" programs

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2017 Activity Grants
Organization name: Greenwood Nature Experience Education Center (NPO)

Project aimed at establishing economic independence for indigenous people via beekeeping

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2017 Activity Grants
Organization name: Amazon Rainforest Foundation (NPO)

Village development project promoting coexistence between local residents and tigers

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Grant year: FY2017 Activity Grants
Organization name: World Wildlife Fund Japan

Creating the Yanagawa eel sanctuary where eels can coexist with children playing in the water

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Grant year: FY2017 Activity Grants
Organization name: SPERA forest, land, ocean - leading a generation (NPO)

Creation of ICT education system to areas without electricity with second hand products

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Grant year: FY2017 Activity Grants
Organization name: Class for Everyone (NPO)

Realization of environmental conservation activities carried out by residents based on the short tailed albatross model case

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Grant year: FY2017 Activity Grants
Organization name: Ogasawara Club (NPO)

Creation of community in cooperation with learning and labor-type tourism and rice paddy conservation in Shiraitodai area in Yamamoto town

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Grant year: FY2017 Activity Grants
Organization name: Citizen meeting for the activation and revival of rural towns

Building resilience and sustainability in the Cardamom Mountains watershed, Cambodia

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2017 Activity Grants
Organization name: Conservation International (recommended by overseas office)

Strategy for conversion to green economies in developing countries

Research grant

Grant year: FY2017 Research Grants
Organization name: Waseda University, Faculty of Political Science and Economics    Associate Professor: Ryo Takahashi

Impact analysis on household economics of Succession Agroforestry (SAF) in Brazil and the West Amazon

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Grant year: FY2017 Research Grants
Organization name: The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences    Associate Professor: Aya Suzuki

Establishment of an evaluation method for supporting measures to strengthen reporting ability of climate change in developing countries

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Grant year: FY2017 Research Grants
Organization name: Hosei University, Faculty of Sustainability Studies    Professor: Ryo Fujikura

Practical research of adaptive environmental governance to convert high levels of salinity concentration into a resource material by introducing agricultural salt cascade-type system

Research grant

Grant year: FY2017 Research Grants
Organization name: Ehime University, The Graduate School of Agriculture    Associate Professor: Takashi Kume

Presentation of guidelines for forest regeneration based on the link between the functionality and diversity of the ecosystem

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Grant year: FY2017 Research Grants
Organization name: Yokohama National University, Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences     Associate Professor: Akira Mori

Ten-year evaluation of the Great East Japan Earthquake through citizen participation-type research, aiming for coastal ecosystem conservation for a sustainable society

Research grant

Grant year: FY2017 Research Grants
Organization name: Tohoku University, Graduate School of Life Sciences    Professor: Jotaro Urabe

FY2016

Stop plastic waste from Arakawa before it goes into the sea! Measures to stop plastic waste

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2016 Activity Grants
Organization name: Arakawa Clean Aid Forum (NPO)

A study of regional diversity through "stories of the people" — Environmental education activities in Thailand and Laos.

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Grant year: FY2016 Activity Grants
Organization name: Mekong Watch (NPO)

Environment revitalization and enlightenment activities in the Surin area of North-Eastern Thailand

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Grant year: FY2016 Activity Grants
Organization name: OISCA

Biological research of medium and large mammals in low-lying mixed Dipterocarpaceae forest in the Kinabatangan River and Segama river basin of Borneo Island, Malaysia

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2016 Activity Grants
Organization name: Borneo Conservation Trust Japan (BCTJ) (NPO)

Sustainable regional development based on spiritual culture — Art and tourism connecting regions with the world

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2016 Activity Grants
Organization name: Wakayama University, Faculty of Tourism

Biodiversity conservation through fostering sustainable income generation for family farmers and traditional communities in the Madeira River-Basin, Southern Amazonas.

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Grant year: FY2016 Activity Grants
Organization name: IDESAM — Institute for Conservation and Sustainable Development of Amazonas (recommended by overseas office)

Social development of Tangsi Jaya hamlet using renewable energy

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Grant year: FY2016 Activity Grants
Organization name: Darma Persada University (recommended by overseas office)

Youth Capacity Building and Exchange Program toward Sustainable Development and Conservation of Ifugao Rice Terraces

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Grant year: FY2016 Activity Grants
Organization name: UP Open University (recommended by overseas office)

Rejuvenation of degraded Forest

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Grant year: FY2016 Activity Grants
Organization name: Indian Farm Forestry Development Cooperative Ltd (recommended by overseas office)

The impact of highly poisonous toads that have invaded Hokkaido

Research grant

Grant year: FY2016 Research Grants
Organization name: Hokkaido University Field Science Center for Northern Biosphere    Associate Professor: Osamu Kishida

Research related to the promotion of new farming management balancing both food production and renweable energy business

Research grant

Grant year: FY2016 Research Grants
Organization name: Jissen Women's University Faculty of Human Life Sciences    Associate Professor: Takashi Nozu

Sustainable land-use management models based on the relationship between the landscape heritage and plant diversity at the Minabe-Tanabe GIAHS Ume System

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Grant year: FY2016 Research Grants
Organization name: Wakayama University Faculty of Systems Engineering    Associate Professor: Yuji Hara

Analysis of the causes of environmental deterioration at Myanmar's Inle Lake, and the development of local resident-driven environmental improvement methods

Research grant

Grant year: FY2016 Research Grants
Organization name: Terra People Association (NPO) Myanmar Representative    Project Manager: Kyoko Shibata

Establishment of methods to evaluate the habitat of the endangered Iriomote mountain cat, with a focus on the aquatic environment of Iriomote Island.

Research grant

Grant year: FY2016 Research Grants
Organization name: University of the Ryukyus Faculty of Science    Professor: Masako Izawa

Formation of a community that utilizes the aquatic plant resources of the Lake Biwa basin area through the fusion of open science and social cooperation

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Grant year: FY2016 Research Grants
Organization name: Inter-University Research Institute Corporation, National Institutes for the Humanties Research Institute for Humanity and Nature RIHN Center    Associate Professor: Yasuhisa Kondo

Comprehensive research on farming-type solar power generation combining farm revitalization and development of renewable energy

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Grant year: FY2016 Research Grants
Organization name: The University of Tokyo    Professor: Yoshikuni Yoshida

Clarification of the behavioral changes of marine mammals in response to environmental changes and using marine mammals to monitor the ocean environment

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Grant year: FY2016 Research Grants
Organization name: The University of Tokyo, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute    Temporarily appointed assistant professor: Kagari Aoki

Promoting the floating rice-based agro-ecological farming systems for a healthy society and adaptation to climate changes in the Lower Mekong Region and Myanmar

Research grant

Grant year: FY2016 Research Grants
Organization name: The Australian National University    Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Van Kien Nguyen (recommended by overseas office)

Research on community restoration and natural resource management system reconstruction after a natural disaster

Research grant

Grant year: FY2016 Research Grants
Organization name: Hokkaido University    Professor: Taisuke Miyauchi

FY2015

Promotion of Matagi Project which aims to utilize wild animal hide and revitalize local areas

Activity grant

Grant year: FY15/3 Activity Grants
Organization name: Global Environmental Forum

Greenery project in Sahel region of West Africa used organic waste from the city for livestock

Activity grant

Grant year: FY15/3 Activity Grants
Organization name: Center for Africa Area Studies, Kyoto University

Creation of a recycling society based on the circulation of used soap

Activity grant

Grant year: FY15/3 Activity Grants
Organization name: Happy Steps

Cultivating human resources for managing sika deer in 10 years time

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2015 Activity Grants
Organization name: The Yezo Deer Association

Creating a space for discussion and dialogue amongst young people — The choice of energy in 30 years' time —

Activity grant

Grant year: FY15/3 Activity Grants
Organization name: Sophia University Institute for Studies of the Global Environment

The seed revival project

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2015 Activity Grants
Organization name: Ikema Welfare Support Center (NPO)

Investigative research and raising awareness to ensure the sustainability of solid biomass resources

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2015 Activity Grants
Organization name: Biomass Industrial Society Network (NPO)

Creating environmental conservation areas in Vietnam's Mekong Delta through collaboration between various stakeholders

Activity grant

Grant year: FY15/3 Activity Grants
Organization name: Seed to Table (NPO) - Connectiong people, nature and cultures

SUSTAINABILITY OF TURKISH STRAIT SYSTEM

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2016 Activity Grants
Organization name: Turkish Marine Environment Protection Association (recommended by overseas office)

Sustainable development of Messguina argan forest

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2016 Activity Grants
Organization name: Association Ibn Al Baytar/AIB (recommended by overseas office)

Environmental conservation and restoration of the Goishi Coast in Ofunato, town of the game of Go

Activity grant

Grant year: FY15/3 Activity Grants
Organization name: Kurashi to taishin kyougikai (The Council for Earthquake Resistance in Daily Life)

Using forest resources to rebuild livelihoods in Iitate, Fukushima

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2015 Activity Grants
Organization name: Resurrection of Fukushima (Specified Nonprofit Organization)

Identifying and protecting wintering grounds and migration routes of endangered little terns

Research grant

Grant year: FY2015 Research Grants
Organization name: Japanese Society for Preservation of Birds Takashi Fujii, Head of Research

Researching deterioration mechanisms in northern Mongolian forests caused by climate change and social factors, and working to restore and conserve these forests

Research grant

Grant year: FY2015 Research Grants
Organization name: Okayama University Graduate School of Environmental and Life Science Keiji Sakaomoto, Professor

Proposing sustainable management methods for forest landscapes using retention forestry

Research grant

Grant year: FY15/3 Research Grants
Organization name: Forest Resource Conservation Group, Forest Research Institute, Forest Research Department, Hokkaido Research Organization Nobuhiro Akashi, Research Principal

Clarifying global warming stress response processes in northern forest ecosystems

Research grant

Grant year: FY2015 Research Grants
Organization name: The University of Tokyo Forests Education and Research Center, The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences Associate Professor Susumu Goto

Establishing methods for evaluating adaptation by manatees reintroduced into Brazilian Amazon habitats

Research grant

Grant year: FY2015 Research Grants
Organization name: Wildlife Research Center of Kyoto University Research Associate Mumi Kikuchi

Interdisciplinary research on a change in conservation policy meaning endangered species can be observed without disturbance

Research grant

Grant year: FY15/3 Research Grants
Organization name: Sapporo University, Joint area study group, Professor Yuko Hayashi

Creating an index for evaluating the recovery of mud crabs populations and the mangrove plantation ecosystems they inhabit

Research grant

Grant year: FY2015 Research Grants
Organization name: Kobe University Graduate School of Human Development and Environment Assistant Professor Fumiko Furukawa

International conservation collaboration system established based on Hokkaido's cross-border designated endangered species model

Research grant

Grant year: FY15/3 Research Grants
Organization name: Research associate Koh Nakamura

Using the frenzy following the hatching of endangered loggerhead sea turtles to investigate incubation conditions

Research grant

Grant year: FY2015 Research Grants
Organization name: Kochi University Faculty of Education Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences Tomomi Saito, Associate Professor

Scoping floating rice-based agro-ecological farming systems for a healthy society and adaptation to climate changes in the Lower Mekong Region and Myanmar

Research grant

Grant year: FY2016 Research Grants
Organization name: Australian National University Fenner School of Environment & Society    Researcher: Kien van Nguyen (recommended by overseas office)

FY2014

Animal-pathway's nationwide outreach

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2014 Activity Grants
Organization name: Animal-pathway & Wildlife Association (ApWA)

Iinashi river riverbed grass cultivation - hydrophilic, environmental conservation, livestock promotion and CO2 reduction business

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2014 Activity Grants
Organization name: Iinashi River Regeneration Net

Establishing a long-term conservation framework for co-existing with green sea turtles and their breeding grounds on the Ogasawara Islands

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2014 Activity Grants
Organization name: Everlasting Nature of Asia (NPO)

Trial to measure effectiveness of PBL (Problem Based Learning) method to increase environmental awareness education in Indonesia

Research grant

Grant year: FY14/3 Research Grants
Organization name: The University of Kitakyushu, Graduate School of Environmental Engineering, The Faculty of Environmental Engineering Professor Toru Matsumoto

Using film to communicate bahan(horse-logging), an ancient 'new' forestry technique

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2014 Activity Grants
Organization name: Kurikoma Kogen Natural Education and Earth Living Institute (NPO)

Angkor's water environment regeneration project

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2014 Activity Grants
Organization name: International Development Center of Japan

Human resources development project for conserving future biodiversity: practical environmental education to get closer to nature

Activity grant

Grant year: FY14/3 Activity Grants
Organization name: Association for Nature Restoration and Conservation, Japan (NPO)

A foundation for revitalizing Ariake Sea mudflats: linking citizens, high schools and universities

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2014 Activity Grants
Organization name: SPERA Mori Sato Umi - Cultivating an Era (NPO)

Research comparing REDD+ incentives and safeguards by region

Research grant

Grant year: FY14/3 Research Grants
Organization name: Kyoto University Center for Southeast Asian Studies Shigeo Kobayashi, Researcher, adjunct professor, and professor emeritus of Kyoto University

Social development of Seriwe hamlet using renewable energy

Activity grant

Grant year: FY15/3 Activity Grants
Organization name: Darma Persada University (UNSADA) (recommended by overseas office)

Human resource development activities and continued conservation of terraced rice fields through the "Terrace rice fields Eco-Gakuen Agricultural Course"

Activity grant

Grant year: FY14/3 Activity Grants
Organization name: Lovers of terraced paddy fields

Measuring radiation in areas affected by nuclear disaster

Activity grant

Grant year: FY14/3 Activity Grants
Organization name: The Association to Help Chernobyl, Chubu-District, Japan

Investigating the effects of invasive plant species on the reproductive success of native Japanese insects

Research grant

Grant year: FY2014 Research Grants
Organization name: University of Tsukuba Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences Tomoyuki Yokoi, Assistant Professor

Promoting nature conservation and environmental education at Tenjinzaki

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2014 Activity Grants
Organization name: Caring for Tenjinzaki Foundation

The Tohoku Pilgrimage Project

Activity grant

Grant year: FY14/3 Activity Grants
Organization name: The Tohoku Pilgrimage Project

The process of tidal flat biomass formation after the Great East Japan Earthquake: utilizing the inadvertent effects and ecological functions

Research grant

Grant year: FY14/3 Research Grants
Organization name: Tohoku University, Graduate School of Biostudies, Professor Jotaro Urabe

Research comparing the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity in Japan and China

Research grant

Grant year: FY2014 Research Grants
Organization name: The University of Toyama Faculty of Economics' Department of Business Law Satomi Kohyama, Associate Professor

Development of class programs incorporating the Iriomote cat

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2014 Activity Grants
Organization name: Japan Tiger and Elephant Fund

Research on area rehabilitation and regeneration from radioactive material by means of recycling-orientated agriculture in areas of Nakadori and Hamadori, Fukushima Prefecture

Research grant

Grant year: FY14/3 Research Grants
Organization name: Nonaka Masanori, Dean of Graduate School for Management and Technology, Niigata University, National university corporation

Activities to foster naturalists and revive the ecosystem of cities through insects

Activity grant

Grant year: FY14/3 Activity Grants
Organization name: Japan's Henri Fabre Institute

Supporting environmentally-friendly businesses that provide sustainably increased revenues for Tasiman

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2014 Activity Grants
Organization name: Health Assistance and Neighbourhood Development Support Inc. (HANDS)

Research aimed at recovering from nuclear disaster and rebuilding long-term evacuee communities

Research grant

Grant year: FY2014 Research Grants
Organization name: Fukushima University Faculty of Administration and Social Sciences Fuminori Tanba, Associate Professor

Experimental project by senior high school students uses hot springs as geothermic resource

Activity grant

Grant year: FY14/3 Research Grants
Organization name: Bridge for Fukushima

Camps for providing children from disaster areas with a deeper connection to nature

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2014 Activity Grants
Organization name: Sendai University Department of Sports Science

How do changes in the food environment caused by global warming impact the brown bear's mode of life?

Research grant

Grant year: FY14/3 Research Grants
Organization name: Hokkaido University Graduate School of Veterinary Medecine Michito Shimozuru, Associate Professor

Project to increase recycled energy by using thinned timber for firewood

Activity grant

Grant year: FY14/3 Activity Grants
Organization name: The Firewood Association

Bee-hive fence as resolution for human-elephant conflict and local community livelihoods improvement in Masai Mara, Kenya

Activity grant

Grant year: FY15/3 Activity Grants
Organization name: Mara Conservancy (recommended by overseas office)

FY2013

Tidal flat production mechanism of the juvenile Japanese littleneck clam and measures to secure a healthy bay and restore clam catch size

Research grant

Grant year: FY2013 Research Grants
Organization name: Satoshi Yamada, Principal Investigtor, Aichi Fisheries Research Institute

Creating the foundations for a stable supply of local seedlings for revegetating disaster areas

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2013 Activity Grants
Organization name: Ishinomaki Kankyo Net

Coastal Forest Regeneration Project 10-Year Plan (broad-leaved tree division)

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2013 Activity Grants
Organization name: The Organization for Industrial, Spiritual and Cultural Advancement-International (OISCA)

Advocating an Asian version of the Aarhus Convention - building an international coalition to realize justice in environmental matters

Research grant

Grant year: FY2013 Research Grants
Organization name: Osaka University Graduate School of Law and Politics Noriko Okubo, Professor

Research into the establishment of an independent regional economic system that can utilize regional resources sustainably

Research grant

Grant year: FY2013 Research Grants
Organization name: Okayama University Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor Ryohei Nakamura

Environmental Education & Social Contribution Tourism Promotion Project - Creating a sustainable cohesive society in cities and islands

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2013 Activity Grants
Organization name: Ojika Island Tourism Association

Research on the role of elderly support bases in temporary housing in the Great East Japan Earthquake area

Research grant

Grant year: FY2013 Research Grants
Organization name: Mitoko Nakashima, Lecturer, Kagawa University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Safety Systems Construction Engineering

Develop model standard regions for environmental education towards creating a low carbon society

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2013 Activity Grants
Organization name: Kiko Network

Building a nature observation trail

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2013 Activity Grants
Organization name: The Society to Conserve Beeches & Waters of ZAO

Project to create employment using Yonesaki apples in Rikuzentakata City, Iwate Prefecture

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2013 Activity Grants
Organization name: SAVE TAKATA (NPO)

SUSTAINABLE MARINE LIFE and ECOSYSTEM

Activity grant

Grant year: FY14/3 Activity Grants
Organization name: Turkish Marine Environment Protection Association (recommended by overseas office)

Expansion of seedling facilities and establishment of an increased production structure to supply seedlings as necessary for tree planting in disaster areas

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2013 Activity Grants
Organization name: The Association for Fostering a Green Globe

A practical study on environmental improvement in high density areas of Jakarta

Research grant

Grant year: FY2013 Research Grants
Organization name: Chiba University, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor Akiko Okabe

To Research Environmental Labour and Economic Perspective in the Informal Recycling Sector in India

Research grant

Grant year: FY14/3 Research Grants
Organization name: Chintan Environmental Research and Action Group Director Ms. Bharati Chaturvedi (recommended by overseas office)

Using arboreal land snails to index forest environments

Research grant

Grant year: FY2013 Research Grants
Organization name: University of Tsukuba Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, Associate professor Ikuyo Saeki

An international comparison of factors behind evacuees' refusal of repatriation to their country of origin, and measures to address the issue

Research grant

Grant year: FY2013 Research Grants
Organization name: Mikiyasu Nakayama, Professor, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo

Study of the spread of agroforestry in the inundation area of the Amazon River

Research grant

Grant year: FY2013 Research Grants
Organization name: Dept. of Environment Conservation, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology Graduate School Institute of Agriculture, Professor Hiroto Toda

Technical assistance for drip-fed hydroponic cultivation that has a low environmental impact for residents of disaster areas

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2013 Activity Grants
Organization name: City Farm Village Exchange Promotion Center (NPO)

Interdisciplinary research on health risk evaluation and management connected to low frequency sound waves

Research grant

Grant year: FY2013 Research Grants
Organization name: Nagoya Univeristy Graduate School of Medicine, Professor Masashi Kato

Public awareness and environmental education on sarus cranes and their habitats in Cambodia

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2013 Activity Grants
Organization name: Japan Environmental Education Forum (JEEF)

Tree-centered environmental conservation efforts in Laos

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2013 Activity Grants
Organization name: Japan Habitat Association

Designation of sea areas in far-east Russia as critical habitats for seabirds and steps for conservation

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2013 Activity Grants
Organization name: BirdLife International Asia Division

Enabling sustainable fishing in Sri Lanka's Jaffna District through business introducing marine farming

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2013 Activity Grants
Organization name: NPO PARCIC

Evaluating the impact of migratory birds on water pollution in agricultural land ecosystems and creating measures to reduce this pollution

Research grant

Grant year: FY2013 Research Grants
Organization name: Hokkaido University Graduate School of Engineering Division of Environmental Engineering Satoshi Ishii, Assistant Professor

PLANT, GROW, GIVE

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2013 Activity Grants
Organization name: Mercy Home for Children (recommended by overseas office)

The Green Tohoku Genki Program

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2013 Activity Grants
Organization name: The Green Tohoku Genki Program Executive Committee

Developmental research on interspecies relationship and the conservation of black bears and brown bears inhabiting far East Russia

Research grant

Grant year: FY2013 Research Grants
Organization name: Ibaraki Nature Museum Chief Curator, Koji Yamazaki

Research on conflicts between international nature preservation standards and local development efforts through comparison analysis and measures of improvement of UNESCO World Heritage sites and UNESCO Eco Parks

Research grant

Grant year: FY2013 Research Grants
Organization name: Akiko Sakai, Associate Professor, Division of Natural Environment and Information Research, Yokohama National University Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences

Creation of a sustainable society through restoration of an ecological spirit culture: Natural faith in Iitate Village, Soma District, Fukushima Prefecture

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2013 Activity Grants
Organization name: Wakayama University, Tourism Department

Clarification of the relationship between storm surge damages and land use change accompanied by artificial terrain change in the affected areas of Typhoon 30 in the Philippines

Research grant

Grant year: FY2013 Research Grants
Organization name: Wakayama University, Faculty of Systems Engineering, Associate Professor, Yuji Hara

Sustainability and well-being- the concept of four types of capital and their limits

Research grant

Grant year: FY2013 Research Grants
Organization name: Waseda University School of Law, Professor Tadashi Otsuka

FY2012

Establishing a strategy to promote social implementation of a sustainable phosphorus resource reusage system

Research grant

Grant year: FY2012 Research Grants
Organization name: Division of Advanced Science and Biotechnology, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, Professor Hisao Ohtake

Island travel brand building business for a sustainable tourism model

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: Ama Town Tourism Association

Regeneration of endangered plant monochoria korsakowii and biotope in disaster-affected areas

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: Iwate Prefectural University Faculty of Policy Studies

Training 200 people to be forestry workers

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: Iwate Reforestation Study Group

The recovery of endangered species of aquatic plants at the Inbanuma wetlands and learning through experiencing the environment

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: Inbanuma Yasai Ikada no Kai (Inba Swamp Vegetable Raft Association)

Rebuilding communities in disaster areas through mosaic art by people with disabilities

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: Eco Mosaic (NPO)

Survey on damage to old houses in the Kesen District and reconstruction workshop

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: NPO Network Construction System (NCS)

Coastal forest recovery project 10-year plan (hardwood nursery department)

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: OISCA

Regional Recovery Project initiated by the Kamaishi Toubu Fishery Cooperative

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: Citizens' Council Initiated by the Kamaishi Toubu Fishery Cooperative

Establishment of the "Machi no Terakoya" (child learning center) for children to research and study the use of solar energy

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: Kankyou 21 no Kai

Formulation of the Environmental NPO Empowerment Strategy 2020

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: Environment and Civilization 21 (NPO)

Analysis and policy research of potential for improvements in energy efficiency and energy conservation in 2030

Research grant

Grant year: FY2012 Research Grants
Organization name: Kimiko Hirata, Board Member, Kiko Network

Contributing domestic wood products and offering the LEAF environmental learning program

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: Green Santa Foundation (NPO)

Development of quantitative methods to help make renewable natural resources mainstream

Research grant

Grant year: FY2012 Research Grants
Organization name: Conservation International Japan, Ecosystem Policy Manager Yoji Natori

Decontamination of paddy fields in the Shimooguni district of Fukushima Prefecture

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: Renewable Energy Promotion Association

Empirical research leading the way on conservation activities with the participation of local residents through legal changes that put endangered bird species into the public eye

Research grant

Grant year: FY2012 Research Grants
Organization name: Sapporo University Regional Development/School of Law, Professor Yuko Hayashi

Side project for disaster-stricken areas: Objective to create local jobs and establish regional communities

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: Sanga Iwate

Establishment of a nationwide common database of food radiation measurements by citizens

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: Citizens' Radioactivity Measuring Section (CRMS) (NPO)

Project for promotion of conversion from environmental NPOs to certified NPO corporations

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: Coalition for Legislation to Support Citizens' Organizations

Japanese Cherry Tree Plantation in City Parks of Northeast Ohio

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: Japanese Association of Northeast Ohio (JANO) (recommended by overseas office)

Preservation of cherry trees on the Negawa Green Tract

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: Jushu Green Network

Slow Village Children's Kingdom Project

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: Society for Women's Education and Leadership (NPO)

Improvement and expansion of existing nursery facilities to supply seedlings for reforestation of devastated areas, including coastal levees

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: Green Globe (Chikyuu no Midori o Sodateru-kai)

Coral reef revitalization project in the Chibishi Area of Kerama Islands, Okinawa

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: NPO Churami Shinkokai

Great Purple Emperor Butterfly Forest Creation Project to link people, nature, and communities

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: Tsukuba Environment Forum (NPO)

Estimates of ecological function changes in biodiversity extinction scenarios: towards sustainable utilization of the Mongolian steppe

Research grant

Grant year: FY2012 Research Grants
Organization name: Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Assistant Professor Takehiro Sasaki

Restoration of industrial production and living centered around the revival of the Ogatsu stone industry

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: Tohoku Institute of Technology, Faculty of Life Design, Department of Life Design for Safety and Amenity

Cherry tree conservation activities, raising cherry tree seedling, and creation of cherry tree viewing sites in areas affected by tsunamis

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: Natori Tourism Association

Research on reducing glacier-related disasters in Central Asia and the Himalayas

Research grant

Grant year: FY2012 Research Grants
Organization name: Niigata University Institute of Science and Technology, Associate Professor Chiyuki Narama

Opening the way for salmon on the dried-out Shinano River and Chikumagawa River

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: Niigata Waterside Association (NPO)

Reconstructing homes and living in harmony with nature on high ground transfer sites in the Shishiori Region of Kesennuma

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: Japan International Volunteer Center (NPO)

Interdisciplinary research into creating an environment that enables children from Fukushima to return to a normal lifestyle

Research grant

Grant year: FY2012 Research Grants
Organization name: Japan Women's University Mariko Sadayuki, Professor

Clarification of the migratory routes taken by the little tern (Sterna albifrons) in Asia and Oceania and education about their protection

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: Japanese Society for Preservation of Birds

Important Bird and Biodiversity Area program in South Africa: IBA network and inventory formulation

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: BirdLife South Africa (recommended by overseas office)

Five action plans for a prefecture that is a source of water

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: Forest Gunma 21

Experiments and practical activities aimed at life and industrial revitalization in Iitate Village, Fukushima Prefecture

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: Resurrection of Fukushima (NPO)

Accumulation, organization and creation of a database of plant specimens for identifying areas with growing endangered species and areas for protection, as well as the understanding of flora in hazard areas and planned evacuation areas

Research grant

Grant year: FY2012 Research Grants
Organization name: National University Corporation, Fukushima University, Faculty of Symbiotic Systems Science, Professor Takahide Kurosawa

Assistance with the construction, operation, and planning of marine product processing centers and exchange facilities for the reconstruction of fishing villages

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: NPO Reconstruction and Town Building Research Institute

Removal and cleaning of underwater debris

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: Blue Support Iwate

Technological innovation research for wild bird protection in wind farms

Research grant

Grant year: FY2012 Research Grants
Organization name: Professor Yuichi Mirai, Division of Energy and Environmental Systems, Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University

Can biodiversity and logging coexist in managed forests? Experimentation with selective cutting and suggested methods for widespread adoption

Research grant

Grant year: FY2012 Research Grants
Organization name: Nobuhiro Akashi, Principal Investigator, Forest Research Department, Forestry Research Institute, Forest Protection Division, Hokkaido Research Organization

Revival of traditional crafts and local specialties in Otsuchichou, and formation of new regional communities

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: Machi Tsukuri Gurutto Otsuchi (NPO)

Comparative case study on resolution process of regional radioactive contamination

Research grant

Grant year: FY2012 Research Grants
Organization name: Prof. Ken Fujikawa, Faculty of Sociology & Social Work, Department of Sociology Meiji Gakuin University

How should sika deer ascending into Japanese alpine regions be handled?

Research grant

Grant year: FY2012 Research Grants
Organization name: Yamanashi Forest Research Institute Takuo Nagaike, Lead Researcher

Establishment of sustainable regional models through the employment of disabled persons and bamboo forest development

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2012 Activity Grants
Organization name: Yui no Kokoro (NPO)

Comprehensive ecosystem restoration focused on different diversity indices - a functional ecology approach

Research grant

Grant year: FY2012 Research Grants
Organization name: Yokohama National University Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences Akira Mori, Associate Professor

FY2011

Research on regional reconstruction and marine environment recovery through the restoration of aquaculture industry

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Aomori Prefectural Industrial Technology Research Center, Research Manager, Shinji Kirihara

Project to support the residents of temporary housing, focusing on the use and recovery of farm fields that have been lying fallow

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Center for Independent Living Iwaki

Establishment of an ecosystem function model for coastal fisheries centered on wise use in brackish water areas: For sustainable use of fishery resources in Sanriku

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Iwate Medical University Centre for Liberal Arts and Scinces, Department of Biology, Professor Masatoshi Matsumasa

The sustainable local community model "Visualization" project

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Iwate Kodomo Kankyou Kenkyuusho

Research on the creation of a sustainable society, reconstruction of community and restoration of the coastal area, mainly in Otsuchi and Yamadachou

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Iwate University, Department of Education, Professor Mugikura Tetsu

Establishing a system for recycling wood debris and building a wood biomass society in order to revive forest-related industry in Iwate Prefecture coastal areas

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Iwate University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Environmental Sciences for Sustainability

Setting up educational programs about post-3.11 energy and information dissemination through teaching in disaster-affected areas

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering, Iwate University

Helping the Earth Project

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Echigo Tsumari Satoyama Collaborative Organization

Rebuilding a library of historical fishing industry records in Kesennuma Oshima

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Kanagawa University Institute for the Study of Japanese Folk Culture

Affect of bioaerosol on human health and establishment of an atmospheric protection system

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Kanazawa University, College of Science and Engineering, Material Chemistry Associate Professor Teruya Maki

The Connection and Human Warmth Project

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Institute for Sustainable Energy Policies (ISEP)

Production of Miyagi disaster support site, and information transmission

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: The Tohoku Chamber of Enviroment

Research into and efforts to achieve energy self-sufficiency in Ama-chou

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Sustainable Energy Forum of Japan

Restoring local seas along the Minamisanriku coastline following the disaster

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: E-TEC (Environment, Ecology, Economy)

Timely living environment recovery based on a next-generation waste-water treatment system (water saving equipment + high-concentration compatible septic tank.

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Osamu Nishimura, Deputy Executive Director, E-Tec.

Development and support activities for key local people as the torchbearers of the Tohoku Reconstruction

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Japan Association of Environment and Society for the 21st Century

Recovery project support activities for the promotion of a sustainable and secure work and living environment for residents of the Ryouishi area, in Kamaishi

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Crisis and Environment Policy Institute (CeMI)

Reviving the fishing industry in the Tohoku region by remotely sending data to create a map displaying reconstruction support and damage to seaweed bed

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Northwest Pacific Region Environmental Cooperation Center, Research division, Chief Researcher Genki Terauchi

Development of housing stock regeneration methods corresponding to regional residential culture through a partial insulation modification experiment

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Kyoto University, Graduate School of Engineering, Department of Architecture, Professor Mitsuo Takada

Harmonious achievement of reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and biodiversity protection through the linking of rain forests

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Kyoto University, Graduate School of Agriculture, Professor Kanehiro Kitayama

Characteristics of climbing bean or pea plant of the family Spatholobus of Danum Valley Conservation Area and the impact on orangutans

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Conceptual Language Researcher Tomoko Kanamori

Proving fast-growing trees (willow) can be used to produce woody biomass and establishing a supply structure for cuttings

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Kyoto Prefectural University Graduate School of Life And Environmental Sciences Division of Applied Life Sciences

Infrastructure venture for the creation of a sustainable regional network by children in rural districts, such as agricultural, mountain and fishing villages.

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Greenwood Interaction with Nature Education Center

Research for understanding the state of wild sago palm forests and the sustainable use of these forests

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Kochi University., Research and Education Faculty, Natural Sciences Cluster, Agriculture Unit Professor Yoshitoku Yamamoto

The rebuilding of livelihoods, housing and urban revitalization in the wake of the Great East Japan Earthquake

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Yosuke Hirayama, Professor, Graduate School of Human Development and Environment, Kobe University

Collaboration between botanists and soil scientists towards the examination of radiation exposure caused by the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station disaster on the environments of paddy fields and rice plants, and discussion of future measures for reductions

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Department of Biology, Graduate School of Science and Faculty of Science, Kobe University, Professor Mimura Tetsuro

Health impact assessment during the disposal process for disaster waste materials, including tsunami deposits, and a comprehensive hazard survey centered on a bio-assay.

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Hiroshi Nitta, Chief of the Center for Health and Environmental Risk Research. National Institute for Environmental Studies Japan

Establish a resilience model for coastal ecosystems affected by tsunamis - consideration of biodiversity for environmental conservation management in coastal areas

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan, Centre for Environmental Biology and Ecosystem Studies, Research fellow, Daisuke Hayasaka

Evaluation of wide-area environmental impact of radioactive contamination, using multi-media modeling and strategic monitoring

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Toshimasa Ohara, Director of Center for Regional Environmental Research, National Institute for Environmental Studies

Investigating damage caused by the Great East Japan Earthquake to important wetlands on the Tohoku Pacific coast

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: National Parks Association of Japan

Project to draw up and implement a resident-driven Sakaemura and model settlement reconstruction vision and plan

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Sakaemura Network

Research on methods for planning shared environments and cooperative spaces aimed at revitalizing communities in areas of the Tohoku coastline affected by the earthquake

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Ryutaro Goto, Associate Professor, Saga University Graduate School of Science and Engineering

Development and utilization of woodlands in urban areas

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Senior Nature College (NPO), Nara People and Nature Association

Proposal of topsoil management methods that will contribute to disaster prevention and the resolution of food problems in West Africa and the Sahel region, and identification of optimal diffusion methods

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Tokyo Metropolitan University, Graduate School and Faculty of Urban Environmental Sciences, Nature and Culture-Based Tourism Course Professor Takashi Ozaki

Research and planting activities to restore coastal forests

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Sendai Shinrinkyousei-kai

Joint camp for children from the affected areas and those in the Metropolitan region. Ties and ties that connect

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Sendai University, Physical Education Department, Faculty of Sports Science Sports management Course, Outdoor Activities Research Group

Reconstruction support "genki teacher project- assemble! Learning Science through the sports science department."

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Real Science Education Institute

Recovery of the environments of abandoned eel pond sites at the edge of Lake Hamanako and the use of discharge facilities for a new type of aquaculture

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Chiiki seibutsu Shigen Kenkyuujo

Supporting the areas devastated by the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: The Association to Help Chernobyl, Chubu District, Japan

Utilization of reusable tableware in disaster zones, and development of a regional recycling oriented model

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Global Environmental Forum

Development of continuous gamma in-situ measuring techniques for wide area seabed soil

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Designated Assistant Professor, Thornton Blair, International Research Center for Underwater Engineering, Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo

Creation of the Saving the Taste of Tohoku website and information dissemination by graduate student volunteers: Supporting the reconstruction of Iwate Sanriku through the ongoing communication to Japan and world of information required for supporting companies in the disaster area

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, Graduate Program in Sustainability Sciences, Reconstruction Support Group

Study on the influence of the tsunami on Otsuchi Bay's ecosystem including the recovery process

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: The University of Tokyo, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, Microbiology Lab, Professor Atsushi Tsuda

Proposal of reconstruction urban design based on the traditions and culture of Otsuchicho

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: The University of Tokyo, Department of Urban Engineering, Urban Design Lab Associate Professor Aya Kubota

Research on farming system innovations and the creation of a support organization in areas affected by the tsunami and radiation

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Toshiyuki Kadoma, Chairman (Professor) at Tokyo University of Agriculture Graduate School Department of Agricultural Science

International Pellet Watch: Observing POPs, identifying the source, and understanding long-term change through citizen volunteer monitoring

Research grant

Organization name: Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology Institute of Agriculture, Division of Environmental Science on Biosphere, Professor Hideshige Takada

Proposal for the creation of an environmental disaster-prevention coastal town through the effective use of sand dunes

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Associate Professor Yasuo Nihei, Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Science

The development of a legal base for disaster reconstruction and public policy - along with the political infrastructure for a sustainable society

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Professor Hiroshi Kabashima, Graduate School of Law, The Law School, Tohoku Tohoku University

Development of organism purification technology for soil with inorganic hazardous components caused by the tsunami

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Tohoku Gakuin University, Faculty of Engineering, Professor Endo Ginro

Public infrastructure and energy systems in regions affected by the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake in Tohoku - a model plan for the reconstruction of 100 homes

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Tohoku University of Art and Design Department of Architecture and Environmental Design

Research on methods for the regeneration of reed colonies in the Kitakami River estuary utilizing steel scrap

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Department of Environment and Energy, Faculty of Engineering, Tohoku Institute of Technology Professor Kazuhiro Yamada

Assessment of exposure to organochlorine compounds and the risk to the health of the next generation —A regional revitalization project to indicate fetal and newborn growth and development—

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Takahiro Arima, Professor, Tohoku University School of Medicine

Risk assessment from exposure to chemical substances from tsunami contaminated sludge, and a regional regeneration project, understanding the state of chemical contamination from contaminated sludge, future predictions and proposals for soil repair.

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Professor Kunihiko Nakai, Development and Environmental Medicine, Tohoku University School of Medicine

Creation of Earthquake Proof Artificial Ground Based on the Reuse of Waste Timber and Sludge Generated by the Great East Japan Earthquake

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Graduate School of Environmental Sciences, Tohoku University

Biological monitoring targeting impact assessments of tsunami large scale disruption on the eco-system, and regional regeneration

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Professor Jotaro Urabe, Department of Environmental Life Sciences, Tohoku Univeristy

Clarify the mechanism behind the impact of climate change on biodiversity and ecosystems at high latitudes and high altitudes

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University Professor Toru Nakashizuka

Establishment of environmental, energy, and industrial policy that simultaneously achieves economic development, reductions in nuclear power, and the prevention of global warming

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Tohoku University, Center for Northeast Asian Studies Professor and Institute for Global Environmental Strategies Director Sukawa Asuka

Village revitalisation project to coexist with nature in disaster affected areas in the Sanriku coast

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Tono Magokoro Net NPO

Mini rice field activities with citizen participation aimed at coexistence with rare plants and animals in Nakaikemi-Shicchi Wetland

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Nakaikemi Net (NPO)

Reconstruction support activities aimed at an environmental conservationist-type regional rejuvenation.

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Faculty of Tourism and Environmental Studies, Nagano University.

Operation of a website to search for emergency medical facilities in devastated areas

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Shinichi Sugiura, Associate Professor, Endowment for Medical Systems Management, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine

Achievements and challenges in regional climate policy through international networks in Europe

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University Professor Tsuneo Takeuchi

Movement of radioactive cesium through water, farmland soil, produce, and food from woodland and proposals for reduction measures

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Niigata University, Graduate School for Management of Technology Professor (Graduate School Dean) Masanori Nonaka

Humanities and social science research related to fisheries systems for realizing the sustainable development of the fishery industries: Case of resource management for red shrimp in Sado

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Niigata University, Center for Transdisciplinary Research, Center for Toki and Ecological Restoration, Specially Appointed Associate Professor Takashi Kuwahara

Minamisanriku fishing ground survey

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Japan Conference of Underwater Education (JCUE)

From communities hit by disaster, to the revitalization of the local region —Recording the actions of people after a disaster, and the building of a model for new societies based on this record—

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Shouichirou Takezawa, Professor, (Inter-University Research Institute Corporation) National Institutes for the Humanities / Advanced Human Science Research Division, National Museum of Ethnology

The development of simple desalination techniques and use of salt on paper-based cultural assets damaged by the tsunami disaster

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Nature Center Risen, Vice chief director Toshiharu Enomae

A project for bringing Ogijima daffodils to Matsushima, Tohoku

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: NPO High Follow Station

Projections of heat island effect after implementation of city master plans in the major cities of emerging countries of Southeast Asia and mitigation proposals

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Hiroshima University, IDEC (Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation), Division of Development Science, Development Technologies Course Associate Professor Toru Kubota

Radioactive material countermeasures research towards the restoration of horticultural activities at education and welfare facilities, as well as in household gardens

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Fukushima Gakuin College, Junior College of Childcare, Associate Professor, Hiroyuki Sugiura

Clarification of the effects of radioactive substances on biomass resource cycle utilization systems and study of workaround plans

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Michio Sato, Professor, Faculty of Symbiotic Systems Science, Fukushima University

Research on continued agriculture and rebuilding lives at specific recommended evacuation sites, and the spread of a regional regeneration model

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Fukushima University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Associate Professor Ryota Koyama (Fukushima Future Center for Regional Revitalization, Restoration Support Group, Department of Community Restoration Manager)

Survey of emergency situation of evacuees from area-wide disasters in Fukushima Prefecture accompanying the Great East Japan Earthquake, and research into the rebuilding of their lives

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Fuminori Tanba, Associate Professor, Research Institute for Disaster Recovery, Fukushima University

An educational approach to encouraging the rebuilding of sustainable coastal ecosystems in devastated areas

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Arimune Munakata, Associate Professor, Division of Science Education and Environmental Education Center, Miyagi University of Education

The Minami-Sanriku Coastal Area brant is a symbol of seaweed bed regeneration! Clues to understand fishing zone regeneration from monitoring the distribution of brent geese after the earthquake

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: The Miyagi Prefectural Izunuma-Uchinuma Environmental Foundation

Bringing the environment and fulfillment to the next generation through the mountainside lifestyle

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Miyagi Prefecture Forest Instructors Association

Projects to deploy community restoration promotion teams and build a system of support

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Miyagi University School of Project Design Department of Business and Project Planning

Prefectural cooperation for medical support activities throughout Miyagi Prefecture for patients suffering from nutritional related illness in disaster afflicted areas

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Miyagi University, School of Project Design, Department of Business and Project Planning

Development and support activities for reconstruction community architects conducting fishery reconstruction assistance in Tohoku

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Miyagi University, Faculty of Project Design, Department of Design Information

Redevelopment of a sustainable fishing industry that considers the protection of marine resources — working towards the revitalization of the Yuriage ark shell brand

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Masazumi Nishikawa, Professor at Miyagi University Department of Food Management, Regional Cooperation Center

Regeneration of Michinoku culture and traditions: carrying on historical heritage

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: NPO Miyagi Shiryou Net (Network for Preserving Historical Materials)

Regenerating coastal forest barriers as 'citizen-cared' environments

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Sendai 'City of Trees' National Trust

Regeneration of the natural environment abruptly changed by an earthquake disaster, and the building of the environmental education field

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Mori wa Umi no Koibito

Clearing debris and monitoring the ecological environment in Mone Bay

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Mori wa Umi no Koibito

Assessment of resistance of hardwood trees against tsunami, targeting coastal forest regeneration following the earthquake, and proposals on coastal forest preparation methods.

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Professor Mitsuhiro Hayashida, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamagata University

Efforts to recover the breeding grounds of the albatross on the Ogasawara Islands and their long-term preservation

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Yamashina Institute for Ornithology

Establish a system for s monitoring serious damage to birds from the Great East Japan Earthquake.

Research grant

Grant year: FY2011 Research Grants
Organization name: Kiyoaki Ozaki Deputy Director General, Chief of Division of Avian Conservation and Senior Researcher, Yamashina Institute for Ornithology

Yuukinosato (Organic Village) Towa Village Regeneration and Disaster Restoration Program

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Council for the Creation of the Yuukinosato Towa Hometown

Environmental assessment project supporting disaster area reconstruction

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2011 Activity Grants
Organization name: Rakuno Gakuen University Department of Vetinary Medicine, Department of Sustainable Agriculture, and Department of Environmental and Symbiotic Science

FY2010

Proving the feasability of bamboo as an organic fertilizer by using it to cultivate rapeseed, advancing the Nanohana Project

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2010 Activity Grants
Organization name: NPO Ine Oasa (recommended by the Mitsui & Co. Chugoku Office)

Aso flower field regeneration project Step II ~ Regeneration of biodiversity rich grasslands by felling neglected planted forests

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2010 Activity Grants
Organization name: Aso flower field association

Collaboration between private businesses and NPOs to create an "adopt" system for management of the Arakawa River

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2010 Activity Grants
Organization name: Arakawa Clean Aid Forum

Restoring primary forest in the area around Yguazu Lake

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2010 Activity Grants
Organization name: Asociación Japonesa de Yguazú (Paraguayan NGO - recommended by the Mitsui & Co. Americas BU)

Measures to commercialize rural agricultural spaces and revitalize rural communities under post-productionism

Research grant

Grant year: FY2010 Research Grants
Organization name: Norihiro Ohara, Lecturer, Department of Social Sciences, College of Humanities, Ibaraki University

Environmental education in Malaysia through the Sabah 3R Promotion Project

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2010 Activity Grants
Organization name: Eco-Vision Okinawa (EVO)

Protection of the natural environment of Yakushima, based on an assessment of small highland flora on the island of Yakushima as an adaptive evolutionary research system

Research grant

Grant year: FY2010 Research Grants
Organization name: Wataru Shinohara, Lecturer, Faculty of Education, Kagawa University

Satoyama regeneration in rural areas of Cambodia and the sustainable use of natural resources

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2010 Activity Grants
Organization name: Institute of Environmental Rehabilitation and Conservation (ERECON)

Environmental security training for agricultural work and unused agrochemical collection support project

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2010 Activity Grants
Organization name: NPO Advanced Chemicals Master Data System for Educational and Scientific Institutions (ACSES)

The spread of an arsenic removal technology using an iron bacteria treatment technique in rural water services in Vietnam

Research grant

Grant year: FY2010 Research Grants
Organization name: Youko Fujikawa, Associate Professor, Research Reactor Institute, Kyoto University

Thoughts on marine waste and the river basin environment, from China to Shikoku "Jewels from around the world — polishing the Seto Inland Sea"

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2010 Activity Grants
Organization name: Green Partner Okayama, NPO

Forming bonds between the sea and people in the source area of the Kuroshio Current: establishing a method of conducting field studies using sea kayaks

Research grant

Grant year: FY2010 Research Grants
Organization name: Kosaku Yamaoka, Professor, Kuroshio Science Unit, Multidisciplinary Science Cluster, Research and Education Faculty, Kochi University

Revitalization of the Ariake Sea (the dying sea): Recommendations from the perspectives and integrated studies of the connectivity between hills, humans and oceans

Research grant

Grant year: FY2010 Research Grants
Organization name: Katsu Tanaka, Chief Research Fellow, International Institute for Advanced Studies

Gaining a biological understanding of endangered flora of the Ryukyu Archipelago through global research

Research grant

Grant year: FY2010 Research Grants
Organization name: Goro Kokubugata, Principal Investigator, Department of Botany, National Museum of Nature and Science

Restoring beech forests to the Zao wilderness

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2010 Activity Grants
Organization name: The Society to Conserve Beeches & Water of Zao (recommended by the Mitsui & Co. Tohoku Office)

Development of methods to create an environmental stock price index enabling quantitative measurement of environmental burdens, and studies into system design

Research grant

Grant year: FY2010 Research Grants
Organization name: Tomonori Honda, Researcher, Sustainable Governance Group, The Research Institute of Science for Safety and Sustainability

Research into the protection of the natural environment of the Kamikochi, Yari and Hotaka regions of the Northern Alps and their proper use

Research grant

Grant year: FY2010 Research Grants
Organization name: Keisuke Suzuki, Director, Institute of Mountain Science, Shinshu University

Study of pest control using weak vibrations, and forest management

Research grant

Grant year: FY2010 Research Grants
Organization name: Takuma Takanashi, Chief Researcher, Department of Forest Entomology, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute

Integrate the values of biological diversity into the Thailand's natural resources administration activities

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2010 Activity Grants
Organization name: The Seub Nakhasathien Foundation (recommended by overseas office)

A study into potential natural vegetation and creating an action plan for planting suitable trees in Yunnan Province

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2010 Activity Grants
Organization name: NPO Chikyu no Ryoku wo Sodateru-Kai

Creating a re-use and charity system for unneeded items in Nagoya

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2010 Activity Grants
Organization name: Chubu Recycle Citizens' Organization

Development of a restoration manual for the sustainable use of ecosystem services in arid regions of northeast Asia

Research grant

Grant year: FY2010 Research Grants
Organization name: Toshiya Okuro, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo

Building a spatially explicit management strategy that integrates multiple species of mammals

Research grant

Grant year: FY2010 Research Grants
Organization name: Nao Miyashita, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo

Study of the use of an infrared telescope for astronomical observation as a means to measure global warming substances

Research grant

Grant year: FY2010 Research Grants
Organization name: Ryouichi Imasu, Associate Professor, Division of Climate System Research, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, the University of Tokyo

Future changes to ENSO and their effects

Research grant

Grant year: FY2010 Research Grants
Organization name: Masahiro Watanabe, Associate Professor, Division of Climate System Research, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, the University of Tokyo

Veterinary health care with the aim of restoring endangered Tsushima leopard cats to the wild

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2010 Activity Grants
Organization name: Conservation & Animal Welfare Trust (CAW Trust)

Analysis and policy recommendations for futuristic urban transportation systems that will support a low-carbon-emitting and sustainable society

Research grant

Grant year: FY2010 Research Grants
Organization name: Shunsuke Managi, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Tohoku University

Rethinking environmental improvement of the ocean through community-based "experience learning" using traditional laver (a type of seaweed) technique.

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2010 Activity Grants
Organization name: "Tomoni-hamawo-tsukuru-kai" association

NGO Involvement in Sustainable Energy Programs for International Development

Research grant

Grant year: FY11/3 Research Grants
Organization name: Trustees of Indiana University (recommended by overseas office)

Integrated guidelines and support tools for the use of sustainable wind power

Research grant

Grant year: FY2010 Research Grants
Organization name: Associate Professor Koji Maruyama, Department of Social and Human Environment, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University

Studying forest ecosystems and considering ways to use the biodiversity of the eco-island of Sado for forest eco-tourism

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2010 Activity Grants
Organization name: Niigata University Forest, Field Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry, Faculty of Agriculture, Niigata University (recommended by the Mitsui & Co. Niigata Office)

Conserving forest water systems in the Takayasu no Sato area of Yao, Osaka, and developing simple biotopes to naturally regenerate Japanese rosy bitterling populations

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2010 Activity Grants
Organization name: Nippon Baratanago Takayasu Research Group

Identifying green turtle sanctuaries

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2010 Activity Grants
Organization name: Sea Turtle Association of Japan

Improving the livelihoods of farming families through agriculture that supports the ecosytem (CLEAN)

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2010 Activity Grants
Organization name: Japan International Volunteer Center

Designing and creating goods that will provide children with an understanding of ecosystems, implementing a dispatch educational program, and analysing its results

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2010 Activity Grants
Organization name: Wild Bird Society of Japan Fukuoka Branch (recommended by Mitsui & Co. Kyushu Office)

Surveying and raising awareness of collaborative conservation initiatives by NPOs and companies

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2010 Activity Grants
Organization name: Partnership Support Center (recommended by the Mitsui & Co. Chubu Office)

The quantification and forecasting of forest ecosystem services using computer analysis—the creation of an objective value scale for forest ecosystems and biodiversity conservation—

Research grant

Grant year: FY2010 Research Grants
Organization name: Takeshi Ise, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Simulation Studies, University of Hyogo

The strategic ytilization plan of Mt. Fuji research station for protection of global atmospheric environment: Partial repurposing of Mt. Fuji Research Station as 'East Asia High Altitude Atmospheric Chemistry Observation Base'

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2010 Activity Grants
Organization name: Specified Nonprofit Organization, Mount Fuji Research Station (former Valid Utilization of Mt. Fuji Weather Station)

A social engagement project providing environmental education through theater workshops

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2010 Activity Grants
Organization name: Fringe Theater Project (FTP)

Implementation of toxicogenomies and biology of coral diseases: towards a comprehensive environmental coral reef monitoring program at Los Rogues National Park

Research grant

Grant year: FY11/3 Research Grants
Organization name: Fundación de Investigación y Desarrollo de la Universidad Simón Bolívar (recommended by overseas office)

Love Earth Clean Up In Hokkaido

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2010 Activity Grants
Organization name: Hokkaido Environmental Community Network, NPO, Mitsui & Co Hokkaido branch office recommendation)

Development and practice of an epistemic community for cross-border environmental conservation of the Okhotsk Sea

Research grant

Grant year: FY2010 Research Grants
Organization name: Takayuki Shiraiwa, Associate Professor, Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University

A project to create a bridge for orangutans in Borneo, alongside Japanese zoos

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2010 Activity Grants
Organization name: Borneo Conservation Trust Japan

Tohoku biodiversity network and assembly

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2010 Activity Grants
Organization name: Mizunet

Development of new methods for introducing gas to promote gas-liquid contact in aquaculture ponds used in developing countries

Research grant

Grant year: FY2010 Research Grants
Organization name: Professor Tsuyoshi Imai, Department of Sustainable Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Yamaguchi University

Development of a new field of research (environmental policy history) oriented towards the creation of a sustainable society

Research grant

Grant year: FY2010 Research Grants
Organization name: Susumu Kitagawa, Lecturer, Integrated Graduate School of Medicine and Engineering, University of Yamanashi

The creation of a new ecosystem service developed through the traditions of Japanese culture (1) / Preliminary examination aimed at the realization of a long-term research concept

Research grant

Grant year: FY2010 Research Grants
Organization name: Tsuyoshi Hara, Research Leader, Environmental Japan Studies Research Group, Waseda University Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies

FY2009

The Asaza Project - using the environment to revitalize regional communities

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: NPO Asaza Fund

Regional improvement project in Bangladesh

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: AloAsha Project Japan

A 'power-up' strategy for forest restoration and conservation

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: Iwate Reforestation Study Group

Advancing the integration of desert tree-planting activities with methods to restore grasslands, such as livestock population management

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: Mongolian University of Life Sciences School of Ecology, Technology and Development (recommended by the Mitsui & Co. Asia Pacific BU)

Developing and encouraging the use of educational tools for selecting sustainable marine products - Raising awareness among consumers and the restaurant industry

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: Ehime University (Sustainable Seafood Research Council)

Cultivating medicinal herbs to green desert and eradicate poverty in Alxa League, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: The Organization for Industrial Spiritual and Cultural Advancement International (OISCA)

Creating activities in rural woodland and coastal areas on the Noto Peninsula with the aim of sustainable regional development

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: Kanazawa University Center for Regional Collaboration Satoyama Satoumi Project

Iki iki project for living beings and the community-Environmental Protection activities in the Izunuma ecosystem

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: E-TEC

Getting citizens involved with the environment by developing 'animal pathway' wildlife road crossings for tree-based animals

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: Kiyosato Educational Experiment Project (KEEP)

Development and trial of educational program "Project Climate" to prevent global warming

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: KIKOU-NETWORK (Climate Network)

Improvement of water quality and changes in occurrence of sessile animals in Dokai Bay

Research grant

Grant year: FY2009 Research Grants
Organization name: Kitakyushu City Institute of Environmental Sciences Manager Yoko Kajiwara

Constructing coordinated schemes considering the emergence of environmental awareness and changes to sustainable lifestyle choices in large towns and suburbs that surround major cities

Research grant

Grant year: FY2009 Research Grants
Organization name: Kyushu University Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Engineering Sciences Professor Jun Tanimoto

Elucidation of environmental changes in fertile enclosed coastal areas and proposal of methods to restore coastal ecologies

Research grant

Grant year: FY2009 Research Grants
Organization name: Department of Environmental and Symbiotic Sciences, Prefectural University of Kumamoto Professor Hiroaki Tsutsumi

Save endangered Japanese eight-barbel loaches, a symbol of pure water, and other aquatic organisms!

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: Groundwork Mishima

Environmental recovery through tree planting and restoring traditional water control systems in arid regions of Rajasthan, India

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: Gram Bharati Samiti (Society for Rural Development/Indian NGO - recommended by the Mitsui & Co. Asia Pacific BU)

An eco-project visualizing the educational capabilities contributing to environmental preservation inherent to living in remote mountain villages

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: GreenWood Nature Experience Education Centre

The Angkor Forest Regeneration Support Project - tree planting initiatives for elementary schools and creating future environmental education and conservation leaders

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: International Development Center of Japan (IDCJ)

Empirical development of sustainable social sytstems through environmental learning

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: Learning and Ecological Activities Foundation for Children

The Herasou Shopping Project

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: Gomi-Japan

Creating low-carbon, energy self-sufficient communities in order to conserve the ecosystems and biodiversity of giant panda sanctuaries in Sichuan Province, China

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF China / Chinese NGO - recommended by the Mitsui & Co. Asia Pacific BU)

Kumejima Support Project - Developing and promoting Nansei island biodiversity conservation models that revitalize the region

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Japan

The Narodychi Restoration and Nanohana Project - aiming to restore the region by purifying irradiated soil and facilitating bioenergy use

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: The Association to Help Chernobyl, Chubu-District, Japan

Understanding and protecting forest biodiversity in the Ussuri Taiga - a 'Taiga Forest Forum' including locals, NPOs and corporations

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: Global Environmental Forum (GEF)

Coral reef restoration project for the Chibishi area off Okinawa's Kerama Islands

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: NPO Churaumi Shinkokai

Research on measures to contribute to the social welfare of residents relocated in relation to hydroelectric power promotion as a measure against global warming

Research grant

Grant year: FY2009 Research Grants
Organization name: Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo Professor Mikiyasu Nakayama

International joint development of energy-saving wastewater treatment system for developing countries

Research grant

Grant year: FY2009 Research Grants
Organization name: Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University Professor Hideki Harada

Assessing the impact of the precipitation, etc., of "yellow sand" originating from East Asia on marine production processes

Research grant

Grant year: FY2009 Research Grants
Organization name: Faculty of Environmental Science, Nagasaki University Associate Professor Kazuaki Kawamoto

Honeybee preservation—building a foundation for sustainable beekeeping, agricultural production and ecosystem maintenance

Research grant

Grant year: FY2009 Research Grants
Organization name: Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, School of Agricultural Studies, Nagoya University Associate Professor Tatsuhiko Kadowaki

Business to promote public awareness and environmental education regarding East Asia atomospheric pollution, and acid rain problems

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: Japan Environmental Sanitation Center/Asia Center for Air Pollution Research (ACAP)

Analysis of wild bird die-off and restoration of a waterside environment

Research grant

Grant year: FY2009 Research Grants
Organization name: College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University Professor Koichi Murata

Conservation biology of white-colored brown bears of Kunashiri and Etorofu Islands

Research grant

Grant year: FY2009 Research Grants
Organization name: College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University Associate Professor Yoshikazu Sato

Publishing the IBA White Paper 2010, and distributing leaflets and holding symposiums to promote IBA

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: The Wild Bird Society of Japan

Daguma Mountain Forest Restoration Project - forests where native peoples can live

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: Health, Assistance and Neighbourhood Development Support Inc. (HANDS)

Elucidation of genetic/ecological mechanisms for creation of diversity in adoptive gene expression under environmental/selection pressure within Japanese beech in Shirakami-Sanchi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Research grant

Grant year: FY2009 Research Grants
Organization name: Gene Research Center, Hirosaki University Associate Professor Shinji Akada

Creating environment theatre' - Kinki development project

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: Fringe Theater Project

Science and environmental education collaboration project

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: NPO Whole Earth Institute

Creating environmental tourism in the Soya region of Wakkanai (Soya ESD Project)

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: Hokkaido Environment Foundation

Effect of humic substances on plant tissue accumulations of reactive oxygen species produced by heavy-metal stress

Research grant

Grant year: FY2009 Research Grants
Organization name: Division of Sustainable Resources Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University Associate Professor Masami Fukushima

Research into ensuring effectiveness of international environmental treaties to drive the formation of sustainable society - Dynamic analysis of the domestic implementation of environmental treaties in Japan -

Research grant

Grant year: FY2009 Research Grants
Organization name: Hokkaido University Public Policy School Associated Research Division Professor Mari Koyano

Construction of an environmental pollution database and a field toxicology network based on joint surveillance in Africa (preliminary survey)

Research grant

Grant year: FY2009 Research Grants
Organization name: Veterinary Medical Science, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University Professor Mayumi Ishizuka

Climatic fluctuations on a 10 year scale based on core samples from Beppu Bay; revealing the history of regime shifts

Research grant

Grant year: FY2009 Research Grants
Organization name: Faculty of Environmental Earth Science, Graduate School of Environmental Science, Hokkaido University Associate Professor Masanobu Yamamoto

Satellite monitoring of deforestation along the Greater Khingan Range, PRC

Research grant

Grant year: FY2009 Research Grants
Organization name: Research Faculty of Agriculture, Graduate School of Agriculture, Hokkaido University Associate Professor Hiroshi Tani

Animal Direct Position System (ADPS) Project 2010

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: Shiretoko Higuma Information Centre

Implementing Urban Woodcutter Training Courses and a water source forest program

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: Mori no Kaze

Restoring the Brazilian Amazon's riverside forests through agroforestry and creating an industrial-academic-government network

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2009 Activity Grants
Organization name: Wildlife Research Society

Quantitative research into wildfire disturbances; ecosystem management within the Rocky Mountain range

Research grant

Grant year: FY2009 Research Grants
Organization name: Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences, Yokohama National University Associate Professor Akira Mori

Elucidation of factors behind decline in sparrow populations, proposal relating to the coexistence of man and familiar animals

Research grant

Grant year: FY2009 Research Grants
Organization name: Faculty of Science, Department of Life Science, Rikkyo University Professor Keisuke Ueda

FY2008

Sustainable development for Ethiopian farming villages using indigenous ensete

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Asia to Africa wo Tsunagu-Kai (AAJE)

Preserving a thousand year history of Aso's greenland through volunteer activities to support burning fields.

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Aso Green Stock Foundation

Creating and implementing a community-based energy and environmental education program that leverages Iwate's unique qualities

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Iwate University

Conserving the Ukishimagahara wetlands in Numazu, at the foot of Mt. Fuji, which are a habitat for category IB endangered species such as lysimachia

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: NPO Ukishimanuma Shizen Satozukuri no Kai

Sustainable rainwater project to secure safe drinking water

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: People for Rainwater

Yume Wakame Workshop

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Association for Shore Environment Creation

Conserving endangered Hawksbill sea turtles in Indonesia's Java Sea

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Everlasting Nature of Asia (ELNA)

Linking cities and farming villages to create new places - the "Terraced Rice Field school"

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Kamiechigo Yamazato Fun Club

Coppicing with the Kawasaki-Sendai Wood Stove Association and other resource usage

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Kawasaki-machi no Shigen wo Ikasu-Kai

Creating and discussing a renewable energy policy platform

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Institute for Sustainable Energy Policies

Working with NPOs, companies, and academics to create a roadmap for an 'environmentally advanced society'

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Japan Association of Environment and Society for the 21st Century

Assessment of climatic changes on cold-region ecosystems; the situation in Shiretoko

Research grant

Grant year: FY2008 Research Grants
Organization name: Department of Civil Engineering, Kitami Institute of Technology Professor Keisuke Nakayama

The Living with Nature Project

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Cansya

Estimation of global aerosol emissions by data assimilation, assessment of climatic impact

Research grant

Grant year: FY2008 Research Grants
Organization name: Research Institute for Applied Mechanics, Kyushu University Associate Professor Toshihiko Takemura

Study of future scenarios for global dematerialization, construction of a low-carbon society

Research grant

Grant year: FY2008 Research Grants
Organization name: Kyoto University, Graduate School of Engineering, Department of Environmental Engineering Professor Yuzuru Matsuoka

Environmental financial mechanisms to achieve sustainable society in East Asia

Research grant

Grant year: FY2008 Research Grants
Organization name: Kyoto University Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies Associate Professor Masanaga Mori

Research on strategies for including the water functions of the forest into catchment management plans

Research grant

Grant year: FY2008 Research Grants
Organization name: Makoto TANI, Professor, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University

Monitoring plant and animal life in Kiritappu Wetland

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Kiritappu Wetland National Trust

Planting Vernicia to reduce CO2, mitigate desertification, and conserve the environment

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Joint Grass Roots Fukuoka (JGRF)

Promotion of agroforestry through organic farming (permaculture) in Sub-Saharan Africa

Research grant

Grant year: FY2008 Research Grants
Organization name: Department of Bioresource Science, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Kobe University Professor Kazuyuki Itoh

Industry-government-academia collaboration to form an environmental research and education fieldwork network in Cambodia

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: United Nations University

Comparative research on optimal developmental strategies in consideration of policies for adaptation to climate change in the Asia Pacific Region

Research grant

Grant year: FY2008 Research Grants
Organization name: Institute for Sustainability and Peace, United Nations University Senior Programme Officer Srikantha Herath

Scenario-based assessment of the potential effects of alternative dam construction schemes on freshwater fish diversity in the lower Mekong Basin

Research grant

Grant year: FY2008 Research Grants
Organization name: National Institute for Environmental Studies Senior Researcher Michio Fukushima

Activities to support the improving skills of practical managers for the conservation of traditional architecture

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Kozai Bunka No Kai

Saga Castle Moat Lotus Restoration Project - a pioneering citizen-academia-government collaboration to remove invasive species and conserve ecosystems

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Saga University Coastal Bioenvironment Center

Business focused on strengthening environmental NPO advocacy

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Coalition for Legislation to Support Citizens' Organizations

The impact of domestic emission trading on competitiveness and international climate change negotiation: a law and economics approach

Research grant

Grant year: FY2008 Research Grants
Organization name: Center for Environment and Trade Research, Sophia University Director, Toshihide Arimura

Forest and Life Houses Project

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Friends Society for Kenyan Children (FRISKC)

Consensus building project for regional forest managent by local study

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Specified non-profit organization, Forest Restoration Network, Hokkaido

Developing tools to raise awareness of foreign turtle species

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Seitai Koubou

Field survey on the disposal of scrap vehicles in the Pacific Island States — The situation of disposing scrap vehicles in Fiji

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Japan Automotive Recyclers Association

Creating a rational platform for conserving 'Crop-Mal' marginal drylands

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Turkish Foundation for Combating Soil Erosion, for Reforestation and Protection of Natural Habitats (TEMA/Turkish NGO - recommended by the Mitsui & Co. EMEA BU)

Constructing a green technology database in order to create resource-recycling communities in developing countries

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC)

Activities to strengthen and disseminate reusable tableware and its network

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Global Environmental Forum

Assessment and remediation of carcinogenicity of drinking water contaminated with multiple heavy metals

Research grant

Grant year: FY2008 Research Grants
Organization name: Unit of Environmental Health Sciences, Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Life and Health Sciences, Chubu University Professor Masashi KATO

Implementing a model for the restoration and regular management of riverside nature spots along the Tsurumi and Tsunashima Rivers

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Tsurumi River Basin Networking (TR Net)

EU environmental diplomacy: continuities between the issue of cross-border atmospheric pollution and the diplomacy of global warming

Research grant

Grant year: FY2008 Research Grants
Organization name: Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Tokyo Professor Shohei YONEMOTO

Acid rain induced disturbances in nitrogen cycling within subtropical soil in China: toward preservation/restoration through elucidation of current state, mechanisms

Research grant

Grant year: FY2008 Research Grants
Organization name: Keishi SENOO, Professor, Graduate School of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Tokyo

Research for establishing biomonitoring regulations for assessing marine environments

Research grant

Grant year: FY2008 Research Grants
Organization name: Toyama Prefectural Environmental Science Research Center Takeshi Sasajima, Head of Water Quality

Construction of a sustainable renewable cycle in a Mongolian village

Research grant

Grant year: FY2008 Research Grants
Organization name: Toyohashi University of Technology, Department of Ecological Engineering, Associate Professor Goto Naohiro

Elucidation of "red tide," oxygen-deficient water mass formation on Mikawa Bay due to rainfall-induced nutrient influx loading

Research grant

Grant year: FY2008 Research Grants
Organization name: Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Toyohashi University of Technology Professor Takanobu Inoue

Studies into the building of organizational systems for the management of agrobiodiversification for sustainable regional development

Research grant

Grant year: FY2008 Research Grants
Organization name: Nagoya University Graduate School of International Development Professor Yoshiaki Nishikawa

Feasibility study for the configuration of a futuristic, atmospheric-monitoring satellite system

Research grant

Grant year: FY2008 Research Grants
Organization name: Nara Women's University, Department of Information and Computer Sciences, Nara Women's University Professor Sachiko Hayashida

Encouraging Niigata salmon upstream as far as Nagano (Ueda, Matsumoto)

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Niigata Mizubenokai

Improving quality of life in Bangladeshi farming villages through water and sanitation initiatives

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: The Japan Association of Drainage and Environment

Conserving endangered butterflies

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Japan Butterfly Conservation Society (JBCS)

Environmental education using Japanese giant salamanders as symbols to teach the importance of river and forest ecosystems

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: The Hanzaki Institute of Japan

Conserving endangered eastern marsh harriers and wetland biodiversity

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Wild Bird Society of Japan

Holding public round-table conferences on sustainable biomass resource usage and developing a national movement

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Biomass Industrial Society Network (BIN)

Changes regarding carbon dioxide in the southern portion of Amazonas, Brazil

Research grant

Grant year: FY2008 Research Grants
Organization name: Department of Environmental Studies, Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University Associate Professor Akio Tsuchiya

Expanding practical environmental educational activities in Vietnam and pursuing business to establish networks with stakeholders

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Bridge Asia Japan

Environmental drama project development for the Kinki region

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Fringe Theatre Project

The Shimoutsu-Gaku Japanese Horse-Chestnut Project

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: N.P.O. Frontier Association

Investigating the biological and chemical impact of oil development on coral reefs in Los Roques National Park

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Fundación de Investigación y Desarrollo de la Universidad Simón Bolívar (FUNINDES-USB) (Venezuelan NGO) (recommended by overseas office)

Is there a causal relationship between biodiversity and transmission of infectious diseases?—modeling the transmission of hepatozoonosis and Lyme disease transmission among wild animals in Hokkaido

Research grant

Grant year: FY2008 Research Grants
Organization name: Veterinary Medical Science, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University Professor Toshio Tsubota

Quantitative assessment for the sustainability of plant populations and maintenance of ecosystems by means of long-term monitoring data and statistical genetic analysis

Research grant

Grant year: FY2008 Research Grants
Organization name: Faculty of Environmental Earth Science, Graduate School of Environmental Science, Hokkaido University Professor Masashi Ohara

Research on restoring marine resources using the ability of important migratory fish species to return to spawning sites

Research grant

Grant year: FY2008 Research Grants
Organization name: Hokkaido University Field Science Center for Northern Biosphere Hiroshi Ueda, Professor

Establishment of a method of ascertaining/evaluating the effects of ezo deer on natural vegetation for application to ecosystem management

Research grant

Grant year: FY2008 Research Grants
Organization name: Field Science Center for Northern Biosphere, Agro-ecosystem Research Station, Hokkaido University Associate Professor Hiroko Fujita

Footpaths for realizing a sustainable society

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Midori no Yubi

The Home-Grown Trees for Creating Life Forests Movement

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Forest'n People Project Organization

Reintroducing short-tailed albatrosses to the Mukojima Group in the Ogasawara Islands

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Yamashina Insititute for Ornithology

Creating a river with a welcoming atmosphere and protecting Lake Biwa

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Yanamune River Basin Tourist Boat

Reconstruction of a data search website for citizens' efficient use of PRTR data

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Toxic Watch Network

Rain Maker Project

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Yokohama Art Project

Developing sustainable, environmentally friendly communities - a project for reducing and responding to global warming rooted in the region

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Raks Thai Foundation (Thai NGO - recommended by the Mitsui & Co. Asia Pacific BU)

Conserving the natural environment of Boldoga Lake, Moratuwa, through the efficient use of sawdust being disposed of as industrial waste

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2008 Activity Grants
Organization name: Rakuno Gakuen University

Quantifying the impact of environmental disturbances on island ecosystems and building a methodological framework for their sustainable management

Research grant

Grant year: FY2008 Research Grants
Organization name: Faculty of Agriculture, University of the Ryukyus Professor Kazuki <SOMETIMES Mizuki> Tsuji

Establishment of an index for seawater temperature based on archaeal membrane lipid composition; elucidating a history of warming in the Inland Sea

Research grant

Grant year: FY2008 Research Grants
Organization name: Science Course, Department of Earth Sciences, School of Education, Waseda University Assistant Professor Kazuyoshi MORIYA

FY2007

Research regarding the habits and conservation of Japanese macaques inhabiting cool-temperate zones

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Earthwatch Institute Japan

TREES4Life: Tubong Pinoy Movement

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Earth Day Network Philippines, Inc. (Filipino NGO - recommended by the Mitsui & Co. Asia Pacific BU)

Energy security, ethanol and food security, sustainable energy projects

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Earth Policy Institute (U.S.A. NGO) (recommended by overseas office)

Riverside courses

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Iidashi Tenryugawa Kankyo Seibu Kosha

Eco-Cabin Creation Project - Lifestyle workshops that enable training on permanent renewable energy homes

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: NPO Iwate Research Institution of Children and Environment

Aiming for a sustainable society through the construction and management of a "the best mix for living" education system

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: NPO Ecoken

The construction of health risk monitoring systems from exposure to dioxins in Vietnam

Research grant

Grant year: FY2007 Research Grants
Organization name: Kanazawa Medical University School of Medicine Associate Professor Muneko Nishijo

Contributing to East Asia environmental governance by atmospheric environmental monitoring on the Noto Peninsula: the Noto supersite concept

Research grant

Grant year: FY2007 Research Grants
Organization name: Organization of Frontier Science and Innovation, Kanazawa University Professor Yasunobu Iwasaka

Project for restoring ayumodoki, a species designated as a national treasure, through rice paddy fish channels and use of idle farmland

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: KAMEOKA Network of Nature and Human

Restoring the wetlands of Burnet Bay

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Galveston Bay Foundation (US NGO) (recommended by overseas office)

Building international cooperative and CDM-related networks, conducting research, and providing information in order to tackle climate change issues

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Japan Center for a Sustainable Environment and Society (JACSES)

Proposing regionally-tailored policy packages for creating societies to combat global warming

Research grant

Grant year: FY2007 Research Grants
Organization name: The Japan Coalition of Local Governments for Environmental Initiative Environmental Policy Research Center Naoki Masahara, Researcher

Introducing composting techniques to reduce the burning of crop residue in the Mekong Basin

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Institute of Environmental Rehabilitation and Conservation (ERECON)

Planting activities in the former Matsuo mine wasteland area by utilizing fisheries waste products

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Environmental ecology laboratory

Using land in Laos' mountain regions in a way that supports both sustainable agricultural production and forest conservation

Research grant

Grant year: FY2007 Research Grants
Organization name: United Nations University Environment and Sustainable Development Programme Luohui Liang, Academic Program Officer

Sustainable village development model for promoting renewable energy and environmental conservation in the Cordillera Central region of Luzon, Philippines

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Kiyosato Educational Experiment Project (KEEP)

Joint Japan-Russia research on the Northern Territories and Kuril Islands, compilation of data

Research grant

Grant year: FY2007 Research Grants
Organization name: Mari KOBAYASHI, Director, Kita-no-umi Animal Center

Woodland partner' - a project to restore woodland beside the Hirusawa River

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: The Environment Network of Forest & Rivers in Hokkaido

Rehabilitation of tropical degraded forests and of local communities living with them

Research grant

Grant year: FY2007 Research Grants
Organization name: Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies, Kyoto University Professor Shigeo Kobayashi

Construction of a platform in Asia for the development/diffusion of process technologies for adaption to climate change and amelioration of disaster damage

Research grant

Grant year: FY2007 Research Grants
Organization name: Environmental Studies, Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Kyoto University Associate Professor Rajib Shaw

Creation and evaluation of a global precipitation map using satellite data

Research grant

Grant year: FY2007 Research Grants
Organization name: Kyoto University Graduate Schol of Science, Associate Professor, Shoichi Shige

Protecting Toyama's forests by creating an environment for the co-existence of humans and forests

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Kintaro Club (with participation from the Mitsui & Co. Hokuriku Branch)

Researching, conserving and encouraging the breeding of melitaea protomedia, a category I endangered species found in the southernmost parts of Japan and Kusama, Niimi

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Kurashiki University of Science and The Arts

Cultivating seedlings and planting native trees

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Clean and Green Foundation (recommended by overseas office)

A nature diary program for promoting environmental education to elementary school students in Sri Lanka

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Green Cross Japan

Construction of a system to monitor air pollution resulting from forest/peat fires in conjunction with Indonesian biofuel production; elucidation of the true situation

Research grant

Grant year: FY2007 Research Grants
Organization name: Keio University, Faculty of Science and Technology Professor Shigeru Tanaka

Encouraging conservation in Koajiro Forest

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Koajiro Yagai Katsudo Chosei Kaigi

Cooperating to improve skills and cultivating volunteers to encourage greening in Lanzhou on the western edge of China's Huangtu Plateau

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Koga-no-Mori Ryoka Network (KGF)

Accumulations of chemical substances in enclosed coastal seas and their influence on marine life

Research grant

Grant year: FY2007 Research Grants
Organization name: Graduate School of Maritime Sciences, Kobe University Professor Hideo Okamura

Encouraging the diversification of coral groups in the seas around the Okinawa Islands using coral larvae implantation tools

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Coral Okinawa (NPO)

Theory and practice for analyzing environmental global supply chains

Research grant

Grant year: FY2007 Research Grants
Organization name: National Institute for Environmental Studies Senior Researcher Keisuke Nansai

Establishment of a cell storage bank for East Asian/Eurasian rare birds

Research grant

Grant year: FY2007 Research Grants
Organization name: Biological Resource Laboratory, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Takashi Kuwana

Regional networks for CO2 points

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Renewable Energy Promotion Association

Research on the environmental impact of mercury contamination from gold placer mining in Kalimantan, central Indonesia

Research grant

Grant year: FY2007 Research Grants
Organization name: School of Environmental Science, The University of Shiga Prefecture Professor Osamu Nagafuchi

LCA comparisons of biomass fuel and pulp in terms of regionality and scale

Research grant

Grant year: FY2007 Research Grants
Organization name: Shizuoka University Faculty of Agriculture Mutsuo Kojima, Professor

NARAYAMA project- Protecting village forest in urban district = restoration and conservation activities

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: The Senior Natural College (community organization-Nara/Hitoto-shizennokai)

Research and awareness-raising activities regarding wetlands registered under the Ramsar Convention - the creation and careful use of 'swan' rice

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Environmental Restoration and Conservation Agency of Japan (ERCA)

Maintaining the St. Paul High School model school forest and providing education on forest environments

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Forest Instructor Tokyo (FIT)

Carbon fixation and biomass production, conversion and transport through afforestation of arid land unsuited for food production

Research grant

Grant year: FY2007 Research Grants
Organization name: Faculty of Science and Technology, Seikei University Professor Toshinori Kojima

Setting up shrubbery seed and seedling centers in the Gobi Desert region and building a sustainable ecological management system

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Sekai no Sabaku wo Ryoku de Kakomu Kai

Conserving and restoring the environment around Lake Biwa and the Setagawa River

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: The Setagawa Preservation and Pastime Trust

Forest conservation through local participation in the Makwanpur District of Nepal

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: SOMNEED

Surveying and creating a network of regional rice terrace conservation organizations

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Tanada Network

Survey of useful biological resources within marginal arid land areas in North Africa

Research grant

Grant year: FY2007 Research Grants
Organization name: Alliance for Research on North Africa (ARENA), University of Tsukuba Professor Hiroko Isoda

Research on resource management methods to sustain/increase abalone resources through a configuration of a marine product traceability system

Research grant

Grant year: FY2007 Research Grants
Organization name: Fisheries-Maritime-Area Collaboration Division, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology Visiting Professor Hiroshi Yamakawa

Correlation analysis of actors and effective governance—towards establishing a short- to medium-term institutional framework for the international resolution of issues pertaining to climate change

Research grant

Grant year: FY2007 Research Grants
Organization name: Department of Value and Decision Science, Graduate School of Decision Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology Associate Professor Norichika Kanie

Urban-rural blending strategy in Asian city suburbs based on the spatial scale of resource cycles

Research grant

Grant year: FY2007 Research Grants
Organization name: The University of Tokyo Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science Ai Hiramatsu, specially appointed assistant professor

Public participation based monitoring of marine POPs with beached plastic resin pellets

Research grant

Grant year: FY2007 Research Grants
Organization name: Institute of Symbiotic Science and Technology, Graduate School, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology Professor Hideshige Takada

Establishing a network of divers to share information on sea turtles near Japan's coasts

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Sea Turtle Association of Japan

Revising nature school instructor training course curriculums

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Japan Environmental Education Forum (JEEF)

Woodland conservation and regeneration using mycorrhizal mushrooms

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: The Japan Kinoko Research Center Foundation

Restoration of the natural environments of ravine waters inhabited by shoals of rare Japanese Kirikuchi char

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Wetlands International Japan

Supporting top soil fertilization and tree planting in Malawi, southern Africa

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Nippon International Cooperation for Community Development (NICCO)

Residents' participation of natural forest restoration activities in the Aya Lucidophyllous Forest Project

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: The Nature Conservation Society of Japan

Public lecture series on sustainable environmental conservation for botanical gardens

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Japan Association of Botanical Gardens

Creating a restoration model for Japanese coastal pine groves

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Japan Greenery Research and Development Center

Creating a 'Japanese' forest management and administration model to contribute to a recycling-orientated society

Research grant

Grant year: FY2007 Research Grants
Organization name: Forest Management Association of Japan Takashi Hayami, Chairman

Studies and educational activities pertaining to the building of frameworks related to the sustainability of bio fuel in the Asian region

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Biomass Industry & Society Network

Reforestation to recharge water sources in the 'water jug' prefecture

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Forest Gunma 21

Learning amongst nature

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Fundación Espacios Verdes (Foundation for Green Spaces - Argentinian NGO; recommended by Mitsui & Co. Americas BU)

Sustainability and risk management of northern subarctic wetlands having Pacific Salmon as a keystone species

Research grant

Grant year: FY2007 Research Grants
Organization name: Faculty of Fisheries Science, Graduate School of Fisheries Sciences, Hokkaido University Professor Masahide Kaeriyama

Development of technologies for the improvement of water quality and substratum of enclosed water bodies including lakes and marshes

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Machi-nami Ikuseikai

Establishing fruit orchards to support forest regeneration (Datong, Shanxi Province, China)

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Green Earth Network (GEN)

Raising conservation awareness to protect Miyagi Prefecture's abundant forests and natural environment

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Miyagi Prefecture Forest Instructors Association

Creating an instructor training program to encourage forest-building led by a diverse range of people

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2007 Activity Grants
Organization name: Morizukuri Forum

Configuration of a land-sea interface environment toward mangrove forest/coral reef ecosystem preservation/restoration on Okinawa Island

Research grant

Grant year: FY2007 Research Grants
Organization name: Division of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Yamaguchi University Associate Professor Yoshihisa Akamatsu

FY2006

Establishment of a biological purification system

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2006 Activity Grants
Organization name: Inba Yasai Ikada no Kai

Project for the establishment of a Kanto Tourism University

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2006 Activity Grants
Organization name: Egao Tsunagete

Conservation of the natural environment and loggerhead turtles of Omotehama coastline

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2006 Activity Grants
Organization name: Omotehama Network

Establishment of "Satoyama Satomi Nature School," Noto Peninsula

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2006 Activity Grants
Organization name: Kanazawa University Center for Regional Collaboration Satoyama Project (draft participation by Mitsui & Co. Hokuriku Branch)

Construction an environmental conservation for Lake Biwa using surveys and networking

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2006 Activity Grants
Organization name: Kino-Eco

Development of preventive techniques for non-native turtle species harmful to ecosystems

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2006 Activity Grants
Organization name: Eco Works

Research on the chemical environment of wildlife on coral reefs in the Ryukyu Islands and public awareness activities

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2006 Activity Grants
Organization name: World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Japan

Integrated research areas for exploring environmental sustainability in arid regions (DESIRE)

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2006 Activity Grants
Organization name: Turkish Foundation for Combating Soil Erosion, for Reforestation and the Protection of Natural Habitats (recommended by overseas office)

The validation and popularization of "Children's Regional Inspections" as a tool within compulsory education to tackle climate change

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2006 Activity Grants
Organization name: Chiiki Junkan Kenkyusho

Mississippi River, from Headwaters to Bay Campaign

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2006 Activity Grants
Organization name: National Audubon Society (recommended by overseas office)

Research to improve the habitat of kirikuchi char, the world's southernmost salvelinus char population

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2006 Activity Grants
Organization name: Wetlands International Japan

Developing citizen-participation methods for researching the connection between people and nature and building a database

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2006 Activity Grants
Organization name: The Nature Conservation Society of Japan (NACS-J)

Fostering of leaders with new concepts and forest revitalization through ties with citizens and foresters

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2006 Activity Grants
Organization name: Forest Management Association of Japan

Conservation and reforestation of the Okutama forests that serve as water catchment forests in Tokyo

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2006 Activity Grants
Organization name: Mitsui Volunteer Network Center

Climate change projections and torrential rain rate analysis based on a century of databasing of temperature and rainfall information for Western Japan

Research grant

Grant year: FY2006 Research Grants
Organization name: Prof. Haruhiko Yamamoto, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University

FY2005

Building a watershed management model with the Asaza regional revitalization project

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2005 Activity Grants
Organization name: Asaza Fund

Attitude survey into SMEs environmental and corporate social responsibility in Fukuoka Prefecture

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2005 Activity Grants
Organization name: The research society for environmental systems management

Excavating Japan's traditional wisdom to help formulate a sustainable society, research towards its international contribution

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2005 Activity Grants
Organization name: Japan Association of Environment and Society for the 21st Century

Shigetomi Beach Consortium Project

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2005 Activity Grants
Organization name: Kusunoki Shizenkan

Protecting and maintaining forests, rivers and coastlines

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2005 Activity Grants
Organization name: Kochi Prefecture Department of Culture and Environment, Bureau of Ecology (with participation from the Mitsui & Co. Shikoku Branch)

Training courses for the preservation and management of traditional architecture

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2005 Activity Grants
Organization name: Association for Preparing Bank of Reusing Timber

The Japanese translation and distribution of revised sustainability report guidelines

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2005 Activity Grants
Organization name: Sustainability Forum Japan

Holding of a community investment study meet and advising on business models

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2005 Activity Grants
Organization name: Japan Sustainable Investment Forum

Broad-leafed tree seed bed maintenance project

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2005 Activity Grants
Organization name: Shirakami Mountain Preservation Society

Over 3 years 30,000 pot seedlings to be grown and planted

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2005 Activity Grants
Organization name: The Association for Fostering a Green Globe

Preserving seagrass beds that are green sea turtle feeding sites

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2005 Activity Grants
Organization name: Sea Turtle Association of Japan

Free-flowing communication project

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2005 Activity Grants
Organization name: Be Good Café

Creation of the Mt. Fuji Environmental Garbage Map

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2005 Activity Grants
Organization name: Fujisan Club

Environmental reforestation using bio blocks

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2005 Activity Grants
Organization name: Mizukankyo Hokkaido

Research and construction of a conservation network for preservation of Japanese wetland environments: transmissions from Ramsar Convention registered wetland areas and Lake Izunuma-Uchinuma

Activity grant

Grant year: FY2005 Activity Grants
Organization name: The Miyagi Prefectural Izunuma-Uchinuma Environmental Foundation