Food Value Chain Training Course in Partnership with Yezin Agricultural University 2024

Food Value Chain Training Course in Partnership with Yezin Agricultural University 2024

24 - 29 June 2024
Department of Food Science and Technology, Yezin Agricultural University

The Food Value Chain Training Course was organised by HRD Project Phase 4 in collaboration with the Department of Food Science and Technology of Yezin Agricultural University and Japan Food Journal from 22 to 29 June 2024. The training course was attended by 61 participants which consisted of 7 academicians, 5 Officials from the Department of Agriculture, and 49 students from  Universities in Myanmar including Yezin Agricultural University, Sagaing Cooperative University, and Thanlyn Cooperative University.  A total of 9 relevant experts from Japanese Companies and 2 experts from Myanmar shared their expertise based on their broad knowledge and experience on the topic of the Food Value Chain. The Program provided not only lectures but also workshops and a field visit to the Frozen Food Factory in Nay Pyi Taw to build a comprehensive understanding of participants on the given topic related to the Food Value Chain including; (1) the Supply Chain of Food Products including farm and fishery products, (2) Increase added value on the agri and food business, (3) Food freezing technology and equipment, (4) Yoshinoya meat processing, (5) Restaurant chain management, (6) Vegetable value chain, (7) Current status of food processing and food safety aspects in Myanmar, (8) Development of agriculture and agricultural cooperative in Japan, (9) Basic information about JA-Machida, and (10) Agriculture ICT solution to support the food and agriculture players.

 

Main Speakers

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Mr. Kazuhiro Uozomi
SCM Advisor/ Yusen Logistics Co., Ltd
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Mr. Zhou Xuan
Senior Associate Consultant/ Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
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Dr. Shinji Kono
Chief Engineer/Mayekawa Mfg. Co., Ltd
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Ms. Yuko Ishida
Researcher/ Megmilk Snow Brand Co., ltd
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MS. Wirachapan Sutharat
Recruitment Manager/ Yoshinoya Holdings Co., Ltd
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Mr. Hisashi Nagahiro
Senior Advisor/ Yoshinoya Holdings Co., Ltd
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Prof. Dr. Khin Thida Mynt
Head Department of Horticulture/ Yezin Agricultural University
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Dr. Than Than Soe
Head Department of Food Science and Technology Yezin Agricultural University
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MS. Miho Togaki
Group Leader/ IDACA
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Mr. Seiya Uchida
Deputy of Project Planning Department/ JA Machida
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Mr. Atsuo Murata
Senior Professional/ NEC Solution Innovators, Ltd