Center for Environment, Health and Field Sciences
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The Center was founded in April 2003 with 15 academic members and over 50 associate academic members belonging to various scientific fields within Chiba University.
The Center conducts interdisciplinary education and research on food, environment and health which is related to plants.
There are two environmental garden farms in Kashiwa and Numata, and plant factory base which offers technical education, research into plant functionality and comfort, and research into environmentally friendly horticultural production technology. The Center also has a various course certification program for collaborative projects, such as agriculture and welfare related businesses working together to support people with disabilities, the elderly and the vulnerable.
The Center is engaged in activities that pursue the sustainability of the local community, and which are carried out in cooperation with the Kashiwanoha Clinic, Acupuncture Center, many departments inside and outside the university, companies, and overseas agreement institutions.