Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Teachers in Sri Lanka learn methods of interactive learning through Japanese culture such as “Kamishibai” and “Origami”, and apply their knowledge by creating their own teaching material and classrooms.
Students from 4 schools learn the concept of Solid Material Management (SMM) and apply their knowledge at home and school. They then encourage their communities and neighbourhood markets to implement proper waste separation.
In the urbanizing City of Galle where the amount of waste is rapidly increasing with its growing population, an NPO is leading the way in waste separation and recycling with collaboration from the local municipality, community members and private companies.
School Based Sustainable Disaster Risk Reduction Education and Material Development Project (2017-2018)
This project aims to conduct trainings in disaster prevention in schools, developing and distributing original and locally made educational materials and programs on disaster prevention.
This project supports the capacity building of municipal engineers in Kathmandu Valley, especially in seismic designs and initiatives to prevent illegal construction by improving the inspection process and quality control.
Students learn the importance of biodiversity in the cities of Colombo and Galle in Sri Lanka
Like many cities in the Philippines, Iloilo is prone to flooding due to typhoons and heavy rain. Using Yokohama’s expertise, experience and techniques, Iloilo aims to improve its capacity in disaster preparedness and response.
This project provides disaster preparedness trainings based on Japanese experience and expertise and aims to improve disaster response capacity of children in Nepal in order to significantly reduce damage.
Through the development of this online knowledge platform, we aim to share disaster prevention expertise with CITYNET members in order to create safer cities around Asia.