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IFNet Newsletter Vol. 5
October 7.2002 / IFNet secretariat

- Toward Establishment of IFNet -
1. FORUM ON WATER & AGRICULTURE, JAPAN
2. IFNET VIDEO SHOWED AT RENATURALIZATION OF RIVERS SYMPOSIUM, JAPAN

1. IFNET VIDEO SHOWED AT RENATURALIZATION OF RIVERS SYMPOSIUM, JAPAN
Peoplefs Forum on Water and Agriculture was held in Kyoto, 14 September. The Symposium is one of the activities in Kyoto toward WWF3.
The objective of the Symposium is to inform widely the relation between water and agriculture, and natural environment to citizen of Kyoto. Activities toward establishment of IFNet were introduced to the participants of the Symposium by distributing brochures and CD-ROMs. Overview of world flood damage and background of the network were appealed by panel display.



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2. IFNET VIDEO SHOWED AT RENATURALIZATION OF RIVERS SYMPOSIUM, JAPAN
The International Symposium on Renaturalization
of Rivers was held in Tokyo, from 17 to 18
September and there were 300 participants. The main themes are to discuss the river basin management, adaptable symbiosis with nature and to present the way of river renaturalization. The video of IFNet introduction was arranged as well as the brochures and CD-ROMs. At the coffee break, there were many participants in front of the IFNet video, and they watched it carefully. Both participants of domestic and abroad were interested in the IFNet, the brochures and CD-ROMs (200 copies each) were almost distributed at the registration time before the symposium.



gPlease send us ideas of IFNet Logo, before October 30, 2002!!!h
g Please give us your information regarding floods. g

Issued by IFNet Preparatory Unit, gWater in Riversh
Secretariat e-mail: waterinrivers@idi.or.jp

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