The Nagao Natural Environment Foundation (NEF) is a non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting nature conservation in developing countries. It was founded in November 1989 by Mr Eijiro Nagao, President of Marusan Securities Co, Ltd., with private funds of his own and family’s.



Results of fish research in the Mekong - Chao Phraya region is available.


Fishes of the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

Results of fish research in Vietnam is now available as a field guide "Fishes of the Mekong Delta, Vietnam."

Fishes of the Mekong Delta, Vietnam (PDF 76.8MB)


NEF's Pamphlet

NEF's new pamphlet is available.

NEF's Pamphlet (PDF 1.90MB)


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Guidelines 2016 for Research Grant Scheme are available (2016.02.19)

Programme Guidelines 2016 for Research Grant Programme and Publication Programme are posted on Forms & Guidelines. Application deadlines for 2016 are 18 April 2016 and 17 October 2016. We are looking forward to receiving your application.

English version of "Mizube-no-sachi" is available (2015.11.19)

English version of "Mizube-no-sachi" is posted on Publication & Documents as a field guide "Gift of Waterfront."

Announcement of evaluation results for Research Grant /Publication Programmes (2015.07.03)

We received a total of 53 applications during the period between 28 October2014 and 20 April 2015. After careful examination of those applications by NEF Selection Committee, 9 applications were approved. The list of granted research projects is posted on Recently Awarded.

Scholarship recipients 2014 are updated (2015.07.02)

We added scholarship recipients 2014 for Myanmar at Recently Awarded.

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