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APEC Seminar on partnerships between companies and rural areas for sustainable development of agriculture in Asia-Pacific Region

APEC Seminar on partnerships between companies and rural areas for sustainable development of agriculture in Asia-Pacific Region

1. Date

From 14pm of Wednesday August 21, 2019

2. Venue

Hotel Cumbres / Puerto Varas A

Puerto Varas, Chile

3. Objective

 1. To understand the issues that agriculture and rural areas are facing
 
 2. To share the best practices on innovative initiatives such as agricultural cooperatives, partnership between companies and farmers, distribution and functional foods and the cases where the high added value is created through the collaboration among farmers, small and medium companies, and large companies on the viewpoint of the stable supply of products

4. Agenda

14:00-14:30

Registration

14:30-14:40

Opening Remarks

-       Mr. Takami Nakada, Deputy Director-General for International Affairs, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), Japan

-       Mr. Juan Vicente BARRIENTOS, Regional Secretary of Agriculture of Los Lagos, Chile

14:40-15:30

Keynote Speech

(1) Presentation by FAO : APEC Seminar on Partnerships Between Companies and Rural Areas for Sustainable Development of Agriculture in Asia-Pacific Region

-       Ms. Anna Ricoy Mitjavila, FAO Risk Management Officer, Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean

 

(2) Presentation by USA’s Private Company in Japan : Enhancing Food with Function Claim system for MSME business

-       Mr. Masafumi Hashimoto, Representative Director, Kemin Japan K.K./Chair of JAOHFA (Japan Alliance of Health Food Associations)

 

(Open the floor for discussion and Q&A)

15:30-15:45

Photo Session and Coffee Break

15:45-16:55

Session 1 : Best Practices

(1) Presentation by Chinese Taipei: High Value Agricultural Products -
A Case Sharing in Chinese Taipei

Dr. Hung-Hao Chang, Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, National Taiwan University

 

(2) Presentation by Chile’s Agricultural Co-operative : An Innovative Approach to the Associativity for the Development of a Competitive and Sustainable Offer for the Chiloe Territory

-       Ms. Andrea Curumilla, Representative, Cooperativa Punta Chilen

 

(3) Presentation by Chile’s Private Company :

-       Ms. Carolina Echeñique, CEO, Tika Chips

 

 

(4) Presentation by Japan’s Agricultural Co-operative : JA Group's efforts to add value to agricultural products

-       Mr. Hirofumi Kobayashi, General Manager, International Relations Department JA-Zenchu (Central Union of Agricultural Co-operatives), Japan

 

(5) Presentation by Japan’s Private Company : Functional Fruit “Acerola” Business Development in Asia-Pacific Region

-       Mr. Motoyuki Hazu, Executive Officer, Overseas Business Development Division, Nichirei Logistics Group Inc., Japan

 

(6) Presentation by Japan’s Private Company : New Opportunities to Increase Value of Agricultural Produce Functional Claims on Fresh Produce.

-       Dr. Takeshi Kimura, Advisor, Ajinomoto Co., Inc., Japan

 

(Open the floor for discussion and Q&A for each session)

16:55-17:55

Session 2 : Panel Discussion

Theme : Challenges and Measures for Increasing Added Value in Food Value Chain

Moderator

-       Dr. Takeshi Kimura, Advisor, Ajinomoto Co., Inc., Japan

Commentator

-       Ms. Anna Ricoy Mitjavila, FAO Risk Management Officer

-       Mr. Masafumi Hashimoto, Representative Director, Kemin Japan K.K.

-       Ms. Andrea Curumilla, Representative, Cooperativa Punta Chilen

-       Ms. Carolina Echeñique, CEO, Tika Chips

-       Mr. Hirofumi Kobayashi, General Manager, International Relations Department JA-Zenchu (Central Union of Agricultural Co-operatives), Japan

-       Mr. Motoyuki Hazu, Executive Officer, Overseas Business Development Division, Nichirei Logistics Group Inc., Japan

 

-        (Open the floor for discussion and Q&A)

17:55-18:00

Closing Remarks

-       Mr. Takuji Tanaka, Director for APEC, G7,G20, IGC, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), Japan


 

Executive Summary

Executive Summary.pdf

Presentation Material

1_Enhancing_Food_with_Function_Claim_system_for_MSME_business_pdf

2_High_Value_Agricultural_Products_-_A_Case_Sharing_in_Chinese_Taipei_pdf

3_An_Innovative_Approach_to_the_Associativity_pdf

4_Tika_Chip_pdf

5_JA_Group's_efforts_to_add_value_to_agricultural_products_pdf

6_Functional_Fruit_Acerola_Business_Development_pdf

7_New_Opportunities_to_Increase_Value_of_Agricultural_Produce_pdf

 

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