Megumi Iizuka

For Megumi Iizuka's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

National Jan 3, 2018

Forestry industry has growing appeal for Japan's young women

The lure of nature and a slower pace of life are attracting a growing number of young women to Japan's traditionally male-dominated forestry business, and their participation may help it cope with an aging workforce and a shortage of manpower. Junko Iizuka, a 33-year-old graduate ...