Satoyama~Authentic Japan

We will expand the field of view from efforts focused on satoyama, the natural areas around farmlands, to include satokawa and satoumi bordering rivers and the sea, and will collect, share and disseminate a wide range of practical information such as matching these efforts with existing industries, sales and distribution networks for new products, and tourism from abroad.

Sustainable lifestyle key to a stable society

Japan Times Satoyama Consortium

As a society with an aging population and dropping birthrate, Japan is facing the question of what sustainable development is...

Local production, local consumption urged

Japan Times Satoyama Consortium

In a bid to share experiences and ideas about the effective use of existing resources of rural areas for revitalizing...

Panel groups share marine protection efforts

Japan Times Satoyama Consortium

Fishermen, divers, nonprofits and other organizations are working in communities across Japan to conserve marine and coastal environments that have...

Ibaraki group offers cultural workshops

City of Tsukuba

Spinning cotton, crafting traditional decorations and cooking hand-picked edible grass are just a few of the activities organized by the...

Design projects strive to revitalize village

KITO DESIGN HOLDINGS

Kito Design Holdings is striving to achieve the ultimate goal of revitalizing what used to be the village of Kito...

Footgolf World Cup kicks off in Tochigi

the Seven Hundred Club

The World Cup is coming to Japan this year. No, not the Olympics, and that is not a typo about...

Coastal town opens up to sailors, cyclists

City Of Onomichi

Onomichi Mayor Yūkō Hiratani shared some of the city’s recent efforts to attract more tourists during a recent interview with...

Proper data breakdown key to good policy

Japan Times Satoyama Consortium

“Data forms only part of the truth. It does not explain everything,” said Naoyuki Sawa at the 11th Satoyama Cafe...

City events raise environmental awareness

City of Mutsu

Located on the Shimokita Peninsula in Aomori, the northernmost prefecture of Japan’s main island, Honshu, the city of Mutsu —...

Tomonoura: Seto Inland Sea historical port

City Of Fukuyama

Tomonoura is a port town situated on the coast of the Seto Inland Sea in the city of Fukuyama in...

Tourism growth through casting a wide net

D2C

With over 5,000 articles produced mainly by international staff writers and guest contributors, tsunagu Japan is ripe with recommendations for...

Hakone geisha events among tech venture’s global tourism efforts

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Watching kimono-clad geisha gracefully dance to traditional music and joining in games all the while enjoying Japanese cuisine and sake...