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.
Providing a new breath of life to businesses
Japan Times Satoyama Consortium
At a recent symposium organized by the Japan Times Satoyama Consortium, three panelists shared their experiences and thoughts on the...
Tasty bid brings Tottori Wagyu to Osaka
Although lesser known than other varieties of Japanese beef, Tottori Wagyu is of the highest quality and Tottori Prefecture aims...
Torch relay aims to better connect people
As a company involved in the torch relay for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, NTT Corp. hopes to involve a wide...
New way to tackle depopulation issues
At a recent forum in Tokyo, several municipal leaders stressed the importance of nurturing a pool of nonresident supporters who...
Past methods can revitalize future society
Satoyama refers to mountains and forests near rural villages that are maintained by residents for the sake of the sustainable...
Clean start for long-standing towel business
The city of Imabari in Ehime Prefecture has for over 120 years been one of Japan’s major towel manufacturing hubs....
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