Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute.
REDD-plus and Forest-DRR Research and Development Center.

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REDD-plus and F-DRR Research and Development Center

The REDD-plus and Forest-based Disaster Risk Reduction (F-DRR) Research and Development Center is composed of the secretariat and three units working on survey and analysis, technology development and information sharing. In order to make steady promotion of REDD-plus and F-DRR, the project is implemented with the advice from the Steering Committee.

Operational Structure

Director and Chiefs
Roles Name
Director Yasumasa Hirata
Chief of Technology Development Takashi Okamoto
Chief of Information Sharing Takeshi Toma
Chief of Secretariat Keiichi Takahata
Steering Committee

For Steady implementation of our project, we have set up a steering committee to receive advice from related experts. The committee members in 2021 are as follows:

Steering Committee Members Affiliation
Tetsuji Ota Kyushu University
Hiroyuki Cho Organization for Industrial, Spiritual and Cultural Advancement (OISCA)
Takayuki Mayumi Japan Conservation Engineers & Co., LTD.
Osamu Mizuno Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
Toyohiko Miyagi Tohoku Gakuin University
Hideo Noda Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)