Job Opportunities

The Asian Rural Institute (ARI) is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as regular staff members. ARI is an extraordinary and unique environment for you to work and develop your abilities and leadership. Job Opportunities: Admissions(1) Fundraising and Supporter Relations(1) Meal Service – FEAST(Food Education and Sustainable Table) (1) Program Coordinator – Admissions Section (1) Actively recruiting participants from rural communities whose activities, goals, and values align with the overall vision of ARI is critical for ARI to achieve its mission of building an environmentally healthy, just and peaceful world. To create a healthy, diverse and resilient learning community through ARI’s Rural Leaders Training Program, each year the Admissions Section … Read more…

ARI passed the domestic qualification of 2019 UNESCO/Japan ESD Award

ARI has been selected as one of the 2019 UNESCO / Japan ESD(Education for Sustainable Development) Award nominees in Japan. After this, at the international jury held in Paris in July, the final qualification will be made, with more than 50 organizations selected from all over the world. If we win the award, we will be the second winner in Japan. The following two points were highly appreciated by in the domestic examination.(Excerpt from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology UNESCO ESD Award presentation page: http://www.mext.go.jp/unesco/004/1415535.htm) This activity to nurture agricultural leaders who serve socially vulnerable people and to achieve a just, peaceful and sustainable society can … Read more…

Old Book Market

Old (used) Book Market at Nasu Seminar House at Asian Rural Institute. More than 10,000 books are displayed and prices are from 100YEN! We are open for 8 days including weekends, and the books are refilled all the time. The profit from this market will be utilized to support the rural leaders training. Date April 20 (sat.) – 27(sat.)  8 days 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Place Nasu Seminar House 420-22 Tsukinokizawa, Nasushiobara City Inquiry Att: Takashi Yamashita  0287-36-3111 / nsh@ari-edu.org We are collecting used books We collect used books ★ We welcome such books as picture books, art books, photo books, highly artistic photo books, and rare books, etc. … Read more…

47th Opening Ceremony

Please join us! This year at the ARI Opening Ceremony we will officially welcome 24 students and 2 graduate students from 15 countries throughout Asia and Africa. Date: April 13, 2019   starting at 1:30 PM Place: Koinonia Hall at Asian Rural Institute *We will have a tea party after the ceremony. The nearest station: Nasushiobara St. (JR Utsunomiya Line/ Tohoku Shinkansen) ARI bus will be departing from the station at 12:30 PM *If you would like to ride the bus, please contact us in advance.(0287-36-3111)