Food Analysis Program with MAFF Cambodia 2023
The 2nd Food Analysis Training Course in Partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) Cambodia under the HRD Project – Phase 3 was successfully organized from 15 to 17 May 2023. The activity was implemented both online and on-site, hosted by the Department of Extension for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, MAFF Cambodia. The Program was joined by 42 participants which consisted of 21 staff and students from the Royal University of Agriculture (RUA), 14 private companies, and 7 from the public sector. 8 lecturers with noted expertise in food analysis from the well-known Japanese public and private sectors were invited and shared their practical knowledge based on their wide experiences in the field of food analysis. The curriculum was arranged based on consultation between MAFF Cambodia, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) Japan, and the HRD Project. It was composed of cutting-edge knowledge on food analysis-related topics which consist of; (1) the Outline of Japanese Agricultural Standards (JAS), (2) Standardization in Food Industries, (3) JAS Testing Methods, (4) Preliminarily Study and Method Validation for the Development of Ornithine JAS, (5) Development of Functional Agricultural Products and the Use of Functional Food Labeling System in Japan, (6) What is ISO/IEC 17025? Basic Understanding and Key Points, and (7) Healthy Functional Food, Mushrooms.