Japan’s Fukushima prefecture is home to tourist attractions such as Aizuwakamatsu Castle and springtime cherry blossoms. The region saw steady growth in  visitor numbers during the years following the 2011 triple disaster. Photo: Shutterstock
Japan’s Fukushima prefecture is home to tourist attractions such as Aizuwakamatsu Castle and springtime cherry blossoms. The region saw steady growth in visitor numbers during the years following the 2011 triple disaster. Photo: Shutterstock

In Japan’s Fukushima prefecture, produce and tourism are back on their feet more than a decade after triple disaster

  • People working in these hard-hit industries share how their businesses were able to bounce back after the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdowns
  • Efforts continue to dispel lingering doubts and assure the world that the prefecture is safe as a travel destination and as a source of food products

Japan’s Fukushima prefecture is home to tourist attractions such as Aizuwakamatsu Castle and springtime cherry blossoms. The region saw steady growth in  visitor numbers during the years following the 2011 triple disaster. Photo: Shutterstock
Japan’s Fukushima prefecture is home to tourist attractions such as Aizuwakamatsu Castle and springtime cherry blossoms. The region saw steady growth in visitor numbers during the years following the 2011 triple disaster. Photo: Shutterstock
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