Special Seminar on Food Analysis “Prospective Foods for Well-being in Indonesia and Japan” in Partnership with IPB University 2023
The Special Seminar as a part of the Food Analysis Training Course in Partnership with IPB University (IPB) under the HRD Project – Phase 3 was successfully organized on 11 September 2023. The activity was implemented both online and on-site, hosted by the Department of Food Science and Technology, IPB. The Program was joined by 106 participants which consisted of 92 academic staff and students, 10 government staff, and 4 from the private sector (Attachment 1). 5 lecturers with noted expertise from the well-known Japanese and Indonesian public and academic sectors were invited, and shared their practical knowledge based on their broad research experiences in the field of prospective foods for the well-being. The curriculum was arranged based on consultation between IPB, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) Japan, and the HRD Project. The curriculum consisted of Part I; Indonesian and Japanese Functional Substances / Food Research and Part II; Activities / Research on Social Implementation. It was composed of cutting-edge knowledge on functional food-related topics that cover Research on Traditional Medicine and Functional Foods, Sensory and Antioxidant Activities of Indonesian Silver Needle White Teas, Food Culture and Well-being, and Functional Labeling System and New Food Development for Well-being Improvement in Japan.