Join JPFA’s Urgent Survey on the Impact of COVID-19 (Vol.1)

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PRESS RELEASE — As the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues to spread and create challenges worldwide, our hearts go out to all who have been affected by the outbreak of COVID-19.

In this challenging time, we feel concerted effort is crucial to our sector more than ever before.

Japan Plant Factory Association (JPFA) is conducting a research on the impact of COVID-19. This will help us better understand the challenges we are currently facing globally in the sector and rethink about what we can do together for our future.

In addition, your survey responses will help us better plan and identify topics for JPFA’s 138th Workshop (Webinar), scheduled for June 2020, on the Future of Plant Factory – Challenges/Impact of COVID-19, Future Role and Direction of Plant Factory.

Your responses will be compiled statistically for the sole purpose of this survey, and your personal information will not be released.

Your input from diverse background/region would be highly appreciated.

For more information on this survey, visit

JPFA’s Survey on Productivity of PFAL!

In addition, to the COVID-19 impact survey, please consider these two surveys. Help us develop the industry together!

For more information on these questionnaires, visit

We look forward to your input!

Should you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Japan Plant Factory Association (JPFA)
International Relations & Consulting
Nozomi Hiramatsu/Eri Hayashi

About Japan Plant Factory Association/JPFA
Japan Plant Factory Association (JPFA) is a non-profit organization founded in 2010 and is devoted to academic and business advancements in the global industry of plant factory/controlled environment agriculture. Our mission is to develop and disseminate sustainable systems that can address global challenges: food, environment, energy, resource and people’s health. With international industry-academia collaborations, we manage around 20 R&D projects, workshops, training courses, etc. based in a Chiba University campus in Kashiwanoha, a smart city in Japan.

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