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Name Nagao Natural Environment Foundation (NEF)

Miyano Building 3rd Floor, 4-20-9 Midori, Sumida-ku, Tokyo 130-0021 JAPAN

Phone +81-3-6659-2070
Fax +81-3-6659-2272
URL http://www.nagaofoundation.or.jp
E-mail secretariat ‘a’ nagaofoundation.or.jp (Please replace ‘a’ with @)
Establishment 21 November 1989
Jurisdiction Cabinet Office of Japan
Mission To promote nature conservation in developing countries through Research Grant Programmes, Scholarship Programmes, and Comprehensive Programme for Conservation Research and Activities.
Main Activities

1 Research Grant Scheme
The NEF Research Grant Scheme provides grants for local scientists and researchers to conduct field surveys and other relevant works with the scope of contributing to nature conservation in developing countries, mainly in the Asia-Pacific region. This scheme includes financial support for publication of scientific books and writings, which are based on the applicant’s own work, for expanding knowledge of nature conservation.


2 Scholarship Scheme
The NEF Scholarship Scheme supports undergraduate and postgraduate students who major in fields of nature conservation in developing countries in Asia; the selection of scholarship recipients is made by a committee in each target country.


3 Comprehensive Programme for Conservation on Research and Activities

This programme currently comprises scientific research on fish diversity and activities for the conservation of the biodiversity in the basins of the Mekong and Chao Phraya Rivers of the Indochinese Peninsula, in cooperation with scientists, central/local governments, and communities in Thailand, Lao PDR, Cambodia, and Vietnam.


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Nagao Natural Environment Foundation
4-20-9 Midori, Sumida-ku
Tokyo 130-0021 Japan
Phone : +81-3-6659-2070
Fax : +81-3-6659-2272