This is a project developed by the TZU DESIS Lab, Japan, which corresponds to the series of Thematic Areas. These projects are activities carried out by the DESIS Network Labs, whose objectives can be seen here
This project tried to draw a desirable future of the island through the development of various ideas generated from field survey that studied what can do to attract people including migrants and tourists by exploiting existing resources in the area such as beautiful nature, abundant fishery products, and warm climate.
Ajishima is a small Island located in southwest of the Oshika Peninsula in Miyagi Prefecture. It once prospered in fishery, but in late years aging and the population decline advance. The tendency is further strengthened after the earthquake disaster, and population declined to 500 people. The problems of the island are common to all over Japan.
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