Workshop for a Future Earth Japan Strategic Research Agenda

A record of a two-day workshop to explore issues for Japan to prioritize towards a sustainable society

From January 21-22, 2016, a multi-stakeholder workshop took place in Kyoto, Japan, to discuss a Japan Strategic Research Agenda for Future Earth. 40 participants from governments, industry, NPOs, and researchers gathered to examine 645 candidate research topics collected through prior questionnaires and interviews, and identify priority research themes for Japan for a sustainable future.

The Workshop was organized by Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, which hosts the Regional Centre for Future Earth in Asia, as a part of research initiative funded by JST RISTEX to promote the Future Earth.