What we do

The JWF has been developing a broad range of activities
through extensive national and international networks.


JWF makes policy recommendations and strives for their implementation in order to resolve global water issues. It also conducts research and studies in specific water-related challenges in afflicted areas.


JWF carries out water supply and sanitation activities at the grass-roots level through assistance to NGOs and collaboration with local partners in developing countries.


JWF makes efforts to diffuse Japan's accumulated water-related knowhow and technologies to the world at various international exhibitions and conferences.


JWF is involved in capacity development and awareness-raising activities through workshops, seminars, and collaboration with young people, who comprise the next generation.

Network organizations which JWF serves as secretariat
» Asia-Pacific Water Forum
» Northern Water Network (NoWNET)
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