Food Analysis Training Course under Partnership Program with Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries of Cambodia (MAFF Cambodia) – Hands On Training
The 3rd 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 9 to 11 August 2023. The program was implemented fully on-site, and hosted by the Department of Extension for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, MAFF Cambodia. The program was joined by 25 participants which consisted of 18 university staff and students, 6 government staff, and 1 from the private sector. 3 lecturers with noted expertise in food analysis from the well-known Japanese and Singaporean private sectors were invited and shared their practical knowledge based on their broad experiences in the field of food analysis.
The curriculum for the hands-on training consisted of hands-on training preparation (Day 1) and practical High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) training with the installed analytical equipment (Day 2 – 3). During the training, the participants were divided into small groups to learn and try the method of how to detect Ornithine in Shimeji mushrooms from the pretreatment/sample preparation to HPLC data analysis in a consistent way, as well as how to handle each apparatus and reagent properly.