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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 IKGS Greenery Association Supporting the large scale afforestation and forest conservation activities \6,200,000 the Philippines
2 The Institute of Cultural Affairs, Japan Demonstration program of environment-friendly agriculture in five villages in Peru \4,500,000 Peru
3 Kitakyushu Forum on Asian Women Holding the 2nd Conference on Women and Environment in Northeast Asia \3,500,000 Japan
4 Asian Raptor Research and Conservation Network Promoting protection measures through on-site investigation of raptors in Asia and the creation of a related database \2,700,000 Asia
5 Community Action Development Organization Environmental education and conservation project at primary schools in Nuu Division, Mwingi District, Eastern Province of the Republic of Kenya \3,600,000 Kenya
6 Japan Ecotourism Society Holding an international Eco-tourism conference \5,400,000 Asia
7 OISCA Promoting recycling program in southern Sri Lanka \4,700,000 Sri Lanka
8 Environmental Counseling Association Nagasaki Establishing an organic waste recycling system to build sustainable cities and villages in developing countries \3,500,000 Indonesia
9 Japan Center for a Sustainable Environment and Society (JACSES) Providing information on "funds" for realizing sustainable development, and making policy recommendations, tens years after the Earth Summit \5,100,000 Japan
10 Television Trust for the Environment- Japan Cooperating in the dissemination of visual materials for environmental education in developing countries in Asia \5,000,000 Asia
11 Environmental Network Kumamoto 2002 International Urban Environmental Conference "Citizen's Environmental Meeting" \4,500,000 Japan
12 Northwest Pacific Region Environmental Cooperation Center Compiling a dictionary of environmental terms for Northeast Asia \3,000,000 Japan
13 Kiyosato Educational Experiment Project Conducting environmental education activities to promote environmental conservation in the mountainous areas of the Philippines \3,900,000 the Philippines
14 Kitakyushu International Techno-cooperative Association International cooperation activities between cities in Japan and China (Kitakyushu and Dalian City) for promoting environmental conservation and the formation of a society with an environmentally sound material cycle \6,000,000 China
15 Kitakyushu Saunders' Gull Research Group Ecological research for the protection of the Saunders' gull, which breeds in Liaoning Province, China \2,800,000 China
16 People to People Aid Project to set up a system for managing coastal marine resources at villages along the Manila Bay \4,500,000 the Philippines
17 CARE Japan Publishing and distributing environmental education materials in Thailand and carrying out awareness-enhancement activities \5,300,000 Thailand
18 Japan International Marine Science and Technology Federation Environmental improvement project for restoring sea area ecosystems along the Indonesian coast \3,000,000 Indonesia
19 International Center for Environmental Technology Transfer Providing technological guidance and disseminating technology for measures to tackle industrial pollution in the Philippines \4,600,000 the Philippines
20 Wetlands International Japan Holding international symposium for the management and conservation of wetlands and riparian areas and the restoration of nature \3,600,000 Japan
21 International Society for Mangrove Ecosystems Cultivating mangrove fields to nurture seedlings and carrying out afforestation to protect the coastline of Maldives \2,200,000 Maldives
22 Kosho Net Holding an interim NGO session in the World Lakes Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa and building the Global Lake Alliance \4,900,000 South Africa
23 Association for the Promotion of the Junior United Nations Eco-Workshop (JUNEC) Junior United Nations Eco-Workshop \8,000,000 International
24 The Nature Conservancy Japan Recommending and implementing a long-term funding mechanism for Indonesia's Komodo National Park: Galapagos National Park's exchange program \5,000,000 Indonesia
25 Desert Planting Volunteer Association Planting trees in forest plantations in the Gobi desert \5,600,000 China
26 Association of Support for People in West Africa (SUPA) Reforestation of tropical rain forests in Samureya Village in the Republic of Guinea \4,800,000 Guinea
27 Japan Association of Industries and Environment Holding international symposium on the mitigation of global warming \5,000,000 China, India, Indonesia
28 Japan Forum on CO2 Sequestration in Coal Seam Holding international workshop on coal and combating global warming \3,500,000 Japan
29 Joetsu Environmental Science Center Carrying out activities to enhance awareness of acid rain problems in the East Asian region \6,000,000 East Asia
30 The SUGINOKO Culture Foundation Conducting environmental education in Japan and China through puppet shows \5,000,000 Japan-China-Far East region
31 Bioecology Extension Leaguing Implementing environment-friendly chicken farming in ten provinces in northeast Thailand \5,500,000 Thailand
32 Children Water Forum--Kyoto Holding the Children Water Forum \4,000,000 Japan
33 World Wide Fund for Nature Japan Conducting public-awareness activities for protecting biodiversity at tidelands and coastal areas of the Yellow Sea (China, Korea)ecosystem \4,500,000 China-Korea
34 The Japan Air Pollution Victims Association Conducting exchange activities utilizing Japan's experiences with pollution for environmental education in Asia \4,100,000 Asia, Taiwan
35 SOMNEED (Society for Operation Minimum Needs) Carrying out afforestation in south India \4,300,000 India
36 National Organization Committee for ASAAQ International conference on atmospheric sciences and applications to air quality (ASAAQ) \5,500,000 Japan
37 Secretariat of the 3rd World Water Forum Strengthening the cooperation of NGOs in Japan, China, Korea, and Asian region for the 3rd World Water Forum \9,000,000 Japan-China-Korea
38 TAIYOH-NO-KAI Holding the 2002 Junior International Conference for the Global Environment, where primary and middle school students from Japan, China, and Korea exchanged ideas \6,500,000 Japan-China-Korea
39 Global Environmental Action (GEA) Conducting activities to raise public awareness for the conservation of the global environment and to promote sustainable development \8,000,000 South Africa
40 Global Environment Centre Foundation Carrying out model project in Lamphun City, Thailand, in which residents can participate in environmental conservation activities \3,000,000 Thailand
41 Green Earth Center Carrying out environmental greenery project at the headwaters (watershed) of Changjiang in China \5,900,000 China
42 Geo-Environmental Protection Center Holding an international workshop on the cleanup of soil pollution in order to build a society with an environmentally sound material cycle \3,000,000 Japan
43 Japan-China Science and Technology Exchange Association (JCSTEA) Holding a joint symposium by Japan and China aimed at the creation of a society with an environmentally sound material cycle and carrying out fact-finding research \4,000,000 Japan-China
44 Japan-China-Korea Environmental Education Forum Implementing a project to create an environmental education database for Japan, China, and Korea \4,100,000 Japan-China-Korea
45 Sea Turtle Association of Japan Protection of sea turtles based on the development of eco-tourism at the Java Sea in Indonesia \4,000,000 Indonesia
46 Japan Environmental Council Continuing the publication of the State of the Environment in Asia, and promoting the Asian Environmental Cooperation Network \5,100,000 Asia, the Pacific
47 Japanese Association for Wild Geese Protection (JAWGP) Investigating the impact of global warming on migratory wild geese \3,000,000 Russia, Japan
48 Japan International Volunteer Center Research on environmental conservation activities and the development of sustainable villagesin northern Thailand \5,400,000 Thailand
49 Japan Industry Development Youth Association Making model farms to demonstrate both afforestation of desert area and agriculture and stock raising \5,000,000 China
50 Japan Offspring Fund Conducting activities for preventing environmental pollution by organic chlorinated compounds such as PCBs in the Asian region \8,500,000 Asia
51 Japan Wetlands Action Network Conducting research of least sandpiper and educational activities through international cooperation \5,000,000 Arctic Circle
52 Institute for Asian Black Bear Research and Preservation Implementing a project by researchers in Japan, China, and Korea for the protection of bears in northeastern China \5,100,000 China
53 Japan Biovillage Association Implementation and diffusion of environmental education in Elesun Zhen in the Horqin Desert of Inner Mongolia, China \5,400,000 China
54 Japan Organic Agricultural Association Providing seminars on market development for promoting sustainable agriculture in Asia \3,400,000 Asia
55 Rainforest Foundation Japan Planting trees in Brazil's Xingu National Indio Park (afforestation activities the Amazon) \4,100,000 Brazil
56 Japan Tropical Forest Action Network Conducting research on and making recommendations for promoting the use of lumber through sustainable forest management \3,500,000 International
57 The Japanese Society of Irrigation, Drainage and Reclamation Engineering Restoring farmland and grassland suffering from desertification in parts of Asia with dry and cold weather, and proposing measures to tackle poverty problems \5,000,000 Northeast Asia
58 Organization for Child Development Harmony Center Providing tree-planting guidance in Mongolia using a special kind of pot \3,000,000 Mongolia
59 East Asia Environmental Information Express Messenger Conducting environmental information-sharing activities among Japan, China, and Korea using the Internet \3,500,000 Japan-China-Korea
60 The Institute for Himalayan Conservation Protecting forests in the mountainous areas of Nepal by introducing and popularizing alternative fuel technology \4,800,000 Nepal
61 Hyogo Environmental Advancement Association Holding an international forum for restoring forests in Mongolia and for promoting CDM \5,600,000 Mongolia
62 Association for Exchanges between Lake Biwa and Lake Huvsgul Dispatching environmental information from Mongolia's Hovsgol National Park, and supporting environmental education \4,300,000 Mongolia
63 FIELD (Fellows in Environmental Leadership Development) Providing human resources training and building a network for management of the natural environment in the Philippines and Indonesia \5,500,000 the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Myanmar
64 Fujisan Club (Mt. Fuji Club) Holding a conference "World Hometown Fuji Summit," and conducting related activities for research and implementation \4,500,000 Japan
65 Hokkaido Environment Foundation Conducting environmental education project in the northern areas of Japan \6,500,000 Northern region
66 Research Association for Global Mangrove (REAGMAN) Disseminating technology for the restoration and conservation of mangrove forests and conducting activities to raise public awareness \3,400,000 Thailand
67 Action for Greening Sahel (A.G.S.-JAPON) Flood prevention and afforestation for preventing desertification at the Goria river basin \3,600,000 Burkina Faso
68 Green Earth Network Reforestation with various tree species in China's Shanxi Province \3,000,000 China
69 The Defense of Green Earth Foundation Implementing a program for promoting environmental education through a model afforestation project carried out at the foot of Mt. Kirimanjaro in Tanzania \3,000,000 Tanzania
70 Minamata Disease Center Soshisha Gathering and sorting Minamata Disease-related newspaper articles, building a database, and providing information \2,000,000 Japan
71 Minkan Inasaku Laboratory Projects to disseminate environment-friendly rice-cultivation technology and restoring wildlife \2,400,000 Japan
72 Youth Bowl Japan Project for establishing an environmental cooperative system by young people in East Asia \3,500,000 East Asia
73 Japan Forum for Johannesburg Activities to make recommendations to the Johannesburg Summit \23,000,000 South Africa
74 Ramsar Center Holding the Ramsar Asia Week for the conservation and wise use of wetlands in Asia, and establishing the Wetland Initiative (All Asian regions including Japan) \4,700,000 Asia
Total amount of grant for Group A \355,600,000