Green Recovery in Rural Japan: NPO Founder - Yoshida Hiroko
Around the world, the chaos caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has brought calls for a green recovery focused on eco-friendly businesses and renewable energy. Yoshida Hiroko runs an NPO promoting green energy and sustainable food production in rural Japan. By creating virtuous cycles, and organizing events that attract participants from further afield, she leverages local natural resources to revitalize mountain areas hit by depopulation.
Yoshida's NPO runs Firewood Station to promote the use of natural energy
A veteran staff of the NPO instructs a new one to log
Yoshida and her team regularly organize logging experience event
Yoshida hopes to pass on the community to the next generation