Japan RiverFront Center (RFC) conducts R&D in an advanced and comprehensive way to solve many regional and global problems
  on water and waterfront including climate change, depletion of water resources, and deterioration of the global environment,
  aiming at realizing a sustainable and vigorous basin society. RFC is also suggesting social systems and technologies that meet social
  needs in future.
  Research Theme
 (1) Basic challenges for the environment and ecosystem on waterfronts
     National Census on River Environments
     River Ecology Research
 (2) Formation of sustainable, lively, safe and secure river basin society
    (2-1) Management of basin water cycle systems
     Integrated Management of Surface Water and Sub-Surface Water
     Water Cycle Management in River Basin
  (2-2) Formation and utilization of resilient and lively national land infrastructure against flood damage
     Promotion of Community Development Using Rivers
     High Standard Levees
     Upland Community Development
     Utilization of Coastal Beach Area
  (2-3) River Restoration & Management
     Nature-Oriented River Management
     Nature-based solutions on river management
     River Environment Management sheets
     Collaborative Nature Restoration
     BIM concept for 3D river management
  Social Contribution

     RFC Support Center
     River Ecology Research Group of Japan
     Kakita River Ecosystem Research Group
     Japan River Restoration Network
     Collaborative Nature Restoration Research Group
     Study Reports
  Organization & Access & Contacts

Organazation name

Japan RiverFront research Center (RFC)
(previous: Foundation for Riverfront Improvement and Restoration)



Public Interest Incorporated Foundation

Planning Division
Ecosystem Conservation Division
Water Cycle, Community Development and Disaster Prevention Division


NMF Kayabachoh BLDG. 7th,Flr., 1-17-24,shinkawa, chuo-ku,
TEL:+81-3-6228-3860 FAX:+81-3-3523-0640

Email: rfc-hp@rfc.or.jp