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Collaborative project on regional revitalization with Nagashima Town (Kagoshima Prefecture)

In Nagashima Town (Kagoshima Prefecture), research and development, etc., related to regional revitalization has been underway since 2015 with Professor Masatoshi Tamamura of the Faculty of Policy Management and his research group at the core. Furthermore, Nagashima Town and SFC concluded an agreement in 2017, and a total of 4 graduate students and researchers at the Keio Research Institute at SFC have been conducting research and development while living in Nagashima Town. Based on the achievements to date, form2015 to 2021, activities such as giving advice as "Nagashima Town regional revitalization advisors" were continued, the "yellowtail scholarship program" was promoted, and the formulation of the "second period comprehensive strategy for Nagashima" (March 2020), etc., were supported.

Applicable regions

Kagoshima Prefecture Nagashima Town

Implementation period

February 13, 2017 - present

Community and Regional Affairs category

  • Regional collaboration as research targets and implementation sites/research that aims to popularize region-specific issues
  • Social collaboration through advanced research
  • Education of students/human resource development for the next generation
  • Advisory role for the authorities, etc.
  • Two-way recycling-oriented collaboration with local communities and societies
  • Environmental initiatives

Related agreements, etc.

Collaboration and cooperation agreement for regional revitalization between Nagashima Town and Keio University



Person in charge

Faculty of Policy Management Professor Masatoshi Tamamura