The global environment is deteriorating. The global financial system is still far from stable. In this world of ever-increasing instability and uncertainty, "resilience" -- the capacity to flexibly recover in any circumstances -- is becoming extremely important. This section is about efforts and initiatives to increase resilience in lifestyle, community, organizations, and society.
Feb 19, 2018
Professor Hidefumi Kurasaka and his team at Chiba University Graduate School ma...
Feb 11, 2018
The Japanese Ministry of the Environment announced on October 11, 2017, that i...
Jan 1, 2018
Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly feature in the Toky...
Coco Farm & Winery: An Amazing Model of Special Needs Students and Community
Dec 13, 2017
Vineyards cover a steep slope in Ashikaga, Tochigi Prefecture. The land was or...
Kyoto University Utilizes AI to Propose Policies for Japan's Sustainable Future to 2052
Dec 10, 2017
Professor Yoshinori Hiroi and colleagues of Kyoto University's Kokoro Research...
Global Stagnation Projected on Crop Yield Increase under Climate Change Development, Diffusion of Adaptation Technology Now More Important
Dec 8, 2017
Japanese Institutions, including the Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences ...
KOBO-SYU Markets Self-Expression of People with Disabilities
Dec 4, 2017
KOBO-SYU, a welfare institution established in 2002, turns artwork created by ...
Nara Medical University Launches Medicine-Based Town Research Institute
Nov 17, 2017
Nara Medical University announced on October 12, 2016, that it has launched the...
TEPCO and Shibuya City Test IoT Home Monitoring Service for Seniors
Nov 9, 2017
Smart Japan Tokyo's Shibuya City and Tokyo Electric Power Company announced pla...
Residents Protect Local Livelihoods by Funding Local Shops: Some Examples in Japan
Oct 10, 2017
Imagine all the shops disappearing from where we live; what could we do on suc...
Mental and Emotional Healing of Disaster Survivors Left Behind
Jul 12, 2017
Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly feature in the Toky...
Japan's Role in Addressing Healthcare, Welfare Issues in an Aging World
Jul 9, 2017
As a global forerunner among aging societies, Japan is now experiencing many p...
'Share Village' Project in Japan Aims for a Million 'Villagers' to Preserve Traditional 'Kominka' Folk Houses and Culture
Jun 18, 2017
The "Share Village" project has been ongoing in Japan since 2015, with the aim ...

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