Government, Institutes, NPOs, and NGOs

Japan Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism

The City Planning Institute of Japan

The Japan Society of Urban and Regional Planners

Asian-Pacific City Summit

Yokohama City Univ. Global Cooperation Institute for Sustainable Cities

The International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative

Japan Urban Observatory


Articles & Reports

Learning From Megadisasters: Knowledge Notes - Executive Summary from The World Bank Group and GFDRR (2012)

Lifelines: The Resilient Infrastructure Opportunity from The World Bank Group (2019)

Resilient Water Supply and Sanitation Service: The Case of Japan from The World Bank and GFDRR (2018)

Road Geohazard Risk Management: Japan Case Study from The World Bank and GFDRR (2020)

Resilient Infrastructure Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) - Contracts and Procurement: The Case of Japan from The World Bank, GFDRR, Global Infrastructure Facility, PPIAF (2017)

Resilient Industries in Japan: Lessons Learned in Japan on Enhancing Competitive Industries in the Face of Disasters Caused by Natural Hazards from The World Bank and GFDRR (2020)

Making Schools Resilient at Scale: the Case of Japan from The World Bank and GFDRR (2016)

Resilient Cultural Heritage Learning from the Japanese Experience from The World Bank and GFDRR (2020)

Elders Leading the Way to Resilience from The World Bank and GFDRR (2015)

Community-led Partnerships for Resilience from The World Bank and GFDRR (2015)

Learning From Disaster Simulation Drills in Japan from The World Bank and GFDRR (2016)

Learning from Megadisasters: Lessons from the Great East Japan Earthquake from The World Bank (2014)

Editor's take: Japan’s disaster lessons aren't just about expensive hardware  from The New Humanitarian 

How Japan's 'opt-in' smart city could change urban living  from World Economic Forum 

Autopilot bus test underway on a 350-meter section in central Tokyo from Mainichi

The Japanese Way of Urban Planning: the Machizukuri Approach from LabGov

Urban Planning System in Japan (2007 Edition) from Japan International Cooperation Agency) 

Land scarcity, high construction volume, and distinctive leases characterize Japan’s rental housing markets from Brookings