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Group A: Environmental conservation activities in developing regions by Japanese NGOs

No. Name of Organization Project Description Amount Project Site
1 The Institute of Cultural Affairs, Japan Agroforestry combining afforestation, livestock farming, and agriculture and environmental education Mulshi, India \4,000,000 India
2 Marimo Research Association Research on aegagropilae and its habitat in Russia, Estonia, Iceland for the purpose of their conservation \3,500,000 Estonia
3 Pacific Asia Resource Center People's network regarding rivers (Thailand) \3,500,000 Thailand
4 Japan ASEAN Sound Environment Association Promotion of environmental education focused on sound and noise control in Southeast Asia \3,500,000 Malaysia
5 Association of African Ecology & Development Japan ECA Committee (AFRECO) ERI Sericulture (Ethiopia) \3,500,000 Ethiopia
6 Community Action Development Organization Environmental education and conservation project at primary schools in Nuu Division, Mwingi District, Eastern Province of the Republic of Kenya \2,000,000 Kenya
7 People For Promoting Rainwater Utilization Promotion of international cooperation and aid for rainwater utilization \4,000,000 Bangladesh
8 APEC Monitor NGO Network Making an international network to prevent environmental deterioration due to liberalization of forest products \3,000,000 Asia
9 OISCA Reforestation Project for Southern Part of Sri Lanka \7,000,000 Sri Lanka
10 Japan Industrial Conference for Ozone Layer Protection Support and promotion of switching to CFC alternatives for the cleaning purposes in China \3,300,000 China
11 Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center Transfer of air pollution control technology (aluminum/copper smelting, cement manufacturing industries) to China \4,500,000 China
12 The Association for Overseas Technical Scholarship [AOTS] Environmental seminars on air and water pollution in Malaysia \3,900,000 Malaysia
13 Hexy Desert Tree-Planting Association Tree-planting in the Western Corridor of the Yellow River in Anxy Country (CHINA) \3,000,000 China
14 Kanagawa Cross-industrial Group Liaison Committee Design and guidance of an environmentally sound transport system in Weihai City, China \3,500,000 China
15 Association for the Cooperation and Rural Self-Support in West Africa Promotion of afforestation through the introduction of agroforestry to the village people of Sahel (Republic of Mali) \4,000,000 Mali
16 Otter Research Group, Japan Fostering public awareness for otter conservation in Asia \4,000,000 Asia
17 Japanese Research Group on Cambodian Environment Study on water and air pollution in Cambodia and transfer of sustainable technology \3,500,000 Cambodia
18 Kitakyushu International Techno-cooperative Association Dalian-Kitakyushu environmental technology exchange seminars - 2000 International environmental expo in China \3,500,000 China
19 Kitakyushu Saunders' Gull Research Group Ecological research for the protection of the Saunders' gull, which breeds in Liaoning Province, China \2,500,000 China
20 People to People Aid Project to set up a system for managing coastal marine resources at villages along the Manila Bay \1,000,000 Philippines
21 Asian Raptor Research The Committee for the Asian raptor research and conservation network \4,000,000 Asia
22 "Gomizero"(530) Study Group NGO gatherings concerning waste problems in Asia \4,800,000 Japan
23 Global Ecolo-Network Tree-planting in 4 villages, research for tree-planting in 3 villages in the Himalayan mountains, Nepal \1,200,000 Nepal
24 Care Japan Publication and distribution of a supplementary reader for environmental education and other enlightenment activities \4,000,000 Thailand
25 Japan Kenaf Association Global environmental conservation activity in China and southeast Asia through transfer of Kenaf cultivation and utilization technology at an international Kenaf symposium \3,000,000 Japan
26 KOSYO Afforestation Society Program to halt the desertification of the Keerqin Grassland in China \800,000 China
27 International EMECS Center EMECS International symposium \4,800,000 Thailand
28 Japan International Marine Science and Technology Federation Environmental improvement project for the regeneration of coastal marine ecosystems of Indonesia \3,400,000 Indonesia
29 International Center for Environmental Technology Transfer (ICETT) Project for promotion of industrial pollution control in the Philippines \5,000,000 Philippines
30 International KUDZU GREEN SANNAN KUDZU Green Project in Pinatubo, the Philippines \6,000,000 Philippines
31 International Lake Environment Committee Foundation (ILEC) Studying and learning monitoring technology for lakes and marshes \3,000,000 Zimbabwe
32 Wetlands International Japan Environmental education concerning wetlands \6,000,000 Japan
33 International Society for Mangrove Ecosystems Mangrove tree-planting for the conservation of the coastline of the Republic of Maldives \4,000,000 Maldives
34 Japan International Forestry Promotion and Cooperation Center Tree-planting activities in Xuan Mai, Vietnam \4,800,000 Viet Nam
35 Desert Planting Volunteer Association Planting trees in forest plantations in the Gobi desert \4,000,000 China
36 The Party for Greening of Desert Desert greening in arid region and improvement of the environment for agriculture production in the Republic of Djibouti \5,500,000 Djibouti
37 Association of Support for People in West Africa (SUPA) Reforestation of tropical rain forests in Samureya Village in the Republic of Guinea \2,500,000 Guinea
38 Japan Association of Industries and Environment International Symposium on Waste Issue \4,000,000 Japan
39 Japan Wildlife Research Center Nature conservation activity aimed at self-sustained local communities in the Philippines \5,000,000 Philippines
40 Japan Ifla (International Federation of Landscape Architect) Local landscape restoration and creation \6,000,000 Japan
41 Green Life Promotion Organization Promotion of civic movements concerning food, agriculture, forestry, fisheries and the environment \5,300,000 Japan
42 Think Tank Kyoto Institute of Natural History Underground-water preservation after volcanic eruption or earthquake shock in Java and Sumatra, Indonesia \3,500,000 Indonesia
43 Bioecology Extension Leaguing Implementing environment-friendly chicken farming in ten provinces in northeast Thailand \4,500,000 Thailand
44 World Wide Fund for Nature Japan Research and conservation of biodiversity in coastal areas and lagoons in the Yellow Sea (Korea, Japan) \6,000,000 China
45 The Japan Milk Carton Recycling Association (JAMRA) Investigation of the status of drink carton recycling in neighboring countries \8,400,000 Asia
46 The Japan Air Pollution Victims Association Conducting exchange activities utilizing Japan's experiences with pollution for environmental education in Asia \4,000,000 India
47 Japan Domestic Fuel Dealers Association Vitalization of farming villages and environmental conservation in Viet Num \4,600,000 Viet Nam
48 Japan Peat Society Research of greening decertified land in the upper reaches the Yellow River \5,000,000 China
49 SOMNEED (Society for Operation Minimum Needs) Development of small-scale, decentralized energy sources in South India \1,500,000 India
50 Japan Society of Atmospheric Environment Study on material damage caused by air pollution in East Asia \4,000,000 East Asia
51 Japan National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation Environmentally sound regional vitalization in the Galapagos Islands \4,000,000 Ecuador
52 Institute for Global Environment Strategies Studies for developing evaluation guidelines for NGO environmental education projects \2,500,000 Japan
53 The Earth Club Creating educational materials on the subject of lowland rainforests in Thailand for the younger generations of Japan \3,500,000 Thailand
54 Green Earth Center Afforestation project in China's upper Yangtze River \7,900,000 China
55 Japan Environment Sanitation Center, Acid Deposition and Oxidant Research Center Project on the Development of Brochure for Acid Deposition Problems \10,000,000 Asia
56 Japan Environmental Council Continuing the publication of the State of the Environment in Asia, and building the Asian Environmental Cooperation Network \4,000,000 India
57 Japanese Association for Wild Geese Protection (JAWGP) Investigating the impact of global warming on migratory wild geese \5,000,000 Russia
58 Japan International Volunteer Center Research, promotion and practice of environmentally friendly natural agricultural technology \7,000,000 Thailand
59 Nippon International Cooperation for Community Development Agro forestry in Vietnam based on a Permaculture System \6,500,000 Viet Nam
60 Commission of Agricultural Development for Arid Land, The Japanese Association for Arid Land Studies Utilization of organic waste for desert greening in Egypt \2,500,000 Egypt
61 Japan Offspring Fund Researching the status of dioxin contamination in the Pacific Rim region, and reporting the results in a UN environmental conference \5,500,000 Asia
62 Ecosystem Conservation Society - Japan Wildlife protection and a sustainable form of rural communities in Nepal \2,000,000 Nepal
63 Japan Biovillage Association Implementation and diffusion of environmental education in Elesun Zhen in the Horqin Desert of Inner Mongolia, China \6,000,000 China
64 Hunger Free World Afforestation in Burkina Faso \6,000,000 Burkina Faso
65 Japan Brazil Central Association Research/education/promotion of continuous land utilization in semi-arid and wet areas in Brazil \3,500,000 Brazil
66 Japan-Brazil Network Human resource development activity aimed at establishing a seed bank in support of conservation of Atlantic Forest in Brazil \3,800,000 Brazil
67 Japan-Malaysia Association Program for improving regional living environments \4,000,000 Malaysia
68 Japan Organic Agricultural Association Providing seminars on market development for promoting sustainable agriculture in Asia \2,000,000 Japan
69 Japan-Latin America Cooperation Network Environmental conservation of lakes and sustainable development program in Atitlan, Guatemala \1,500,000 Guatemala
70 Rainforest Foundation Japan Reforestation of the Amazon \3,500,000 Brazil
71 The Japanese Society of Irrigation, Drainage and Reclamation Engineering Improvement of desertified agricultural lands and grasslands in Asia and countermeasures against poverty \5,500,000 Indonesia
72 The Institute for Himalayan Conservation Protecting forests in the mountainous areas of Nepal by introducing and popularizing alternative fuel technology \3,500,000 Nepal
73 Biwa Union of Scientists Long-term observation of rising water level in Lake Huvsgul, Mongol \4,250,000 Mongolia
74 Committee for the Conservation and Care of the Chimpanzee, Japan (CCCC-Japan) Nature conservation using videos for protecting wild chimpanzees at Bossou, Guinea \3,000,000 Guinea
75 Research Association for Global Mangrove (REAGMAN) Thailand Union for Mangrove Rehabilitation and Conservation (TUMREC) \7,000,000 Thailand
76 Earth, Water & Green Foundation Awareness raising for the promotion of sustainable development in the Asian and Pacific region \8,000,000 Japan
77 Green Earth Network Reforestation with various tree species in China's Shanxi Province \3,500,000 China
78 The Defense of Green Earth Foundation Model afforestation projects at the base of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania \3,000,000 Tanzania
79 Mekong Watch Participatory media project to realize environmentally friendly development \3,000,000 Laos
80 Conservation Breeding Specialist Group Japan Rescue activities for the Sumatran Tiger, resulting from the damage of forest fires in Sumatra, Indonesia \6,000,000 Indonesia
81 Ramsar Center Japan Enhancing environment awareness among children, teacher and citizens using audio-visual materials in rural areas of Bangladesh \5,000,000 Bangladesh
82 Leucaena Communication Japonesia (LEUCAENA) Ecosystem investigation and natural environment preservation activities around Lake Tonle Sap (Cambodia) \4,000,000 Cambodia
83 World Vision Japan (WVJ) Pangyang Agroforestry Project in China \7,000,000 China
Total amount of grant for Group A \352,750,000