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High Level Public-Private Forum on Cold Chains to Strengthen Agriculture and Food’s Global Value Chain (ATC 01 2014A) (tentative, as of August 5, 2015)

1. Date

From Wednesday October 28 to Friday October 30 2015

2. Venue

Hotel Shiroyama Kagoshima
Address: 41-1, Shinsyoincho, Kagoshima-shi, Kagoshima, Japan
Website: http://www.shiroyama-g.co.jp/
TEL: +81-99-224-2211 (main)
FAX :+81-99-224-2222

3. Background

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, MAFF, Japan holds “APEC High Level Public-Private Forum on Cold Chains to Strengthen Agriculture and Food’s Global Value Chains,” as an APEC project with the co-sponsorship of China, Mexico, Philippines, Thailand, and United States.

This forum aims to establish and upgrade cold chains contributes to food security by reducing food losses, and to empower of agriculture by involving agriculture and food producers into food value chains. Cold chains also serve the fundamentals to improve people’s life.

The conference shares the research achievements and experiences on cold chain from various stakeholders, such as academics, private sectors, as well as government sectors.

4. Objective

✔ To review the function of cold chains and to understand cold chain technologies along food value chains from producers to final consumers,

✔ To share experience on establishing and upgrading the cold chains which involve agriculture producers into food value chains,

✔ To build a relationship among participants, and utilize the relationship to exchange information one another when it is necessary after the Forum.

5. Agenda

Day 1: October 28 (Wed), 2015

No. Start Finish Description
0 9:30 10:00 Registration
Opening Session
1 10:00 10:10 Opening address
2 10:10 10:30 Group photo
Session 1: Global Food Value Chains and Cold Chains in Agriculture and Agribusiness
Facilitator: Dr. Ikuo KIMURA, Kagoshima University, Japan
3 10:30 12:00 Keynote Address 1: "The Cold Chain in Japan"
Dr. Koichi AKIMOTO, Faculty of Commerce, Nagoya Gakuin University, Japan
4 Keynote Address 2: "Recent Development in the Cold Chain System in Japan - Toward the Food Value Chain -"
Dr. Takeo SHIINA, Graduate School of Horticulture, Chiba University, Japan 
5 Q&A and discussions
6 12:00 13:30 Lunch and Presentations & Exhibition on the Cold Chain Technologies from Japanese Private Companies
Session 2: Challenges in APEC Economies on Development of Cold Chains
Facilitator: Mr.Kensuke SHIMURA, Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting
7 13:30 14:55 Report on Cold Chain in APEC economies:"Focused Report on Cold Chain in APEC Economies"
Mr. Kensuke SHIMURA, Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting
8 Comments and Presentation by Philippines: "The National Cold Chain Program An Overview", "Philippine Cold Chain Project (PCCP) in Caraga"
Dr. Edna M. MABEZA, Department of Agriculture, The Philippines 
9 Comments and Presentation by Viet Nam: "Agro-products Preservation in Vietnam"
Mrs. Le Thi Thanh HUONG, Vietnam Farmers’ Union, Viet Nam
10 14:55 15:25 Tea/Coffee Break and Exhibition on Cold Chain Technologies
11 15:25 16:25 "Cold Chain Logistics In Myanmar"
Mr. Ye Myint MAUNG, Myanmar Belle Co., Ltd., Myanmar 
12 Announcement of APEC Cold Chain Networking
Mr. Shigetoshi AOYAMA, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan
13 Q&A and discussions
14 16:25 16:40 Wrap up (Day 1)
Dr. Koichi AKIMOTO, Faculty of Commerce Nagoya Gakuin University, Japan

 

Welcome Reception
15 18:30 18:40 Welcome address
16 18:40 20:10 Reception

Day 2: October 29 (thu), 2015

No. Start Finish Description
1 9:00 9:30 Registration
Session 3: Development of Cold Chains in collaboration among Public and Private Sectors
Facilitator: Mr.Lowell RANDEL, Global Cold Chain Alliance, The United states
2 9:30 10:30 "The Philippines’ Potential"
Mr. Jet AMBALADA, Royal Cargo, Inc., The Philipines 
3 "COLD CHAIN in Japan"
Mr. Motoyuki HAZU, Nichirei Logistics Corporation, Japan 
4 10:30 11:00 Tea/Coffee Break and Exhibition on Cold Chain Technologies
5 11:00 12:20 "Implementation Approach of Cold Chain Systems for  Emerging Economies in Asia Pacific"
Mr. Kit CHAN, K-Farm, Malaysia 
6 "APEC Forum on Cold Chains Development in Private Sector in Vietnam"
Mr. Ngo Quang TRUNG, Swire Cold Storage Vietnam, Viet Nam 
7 Q&A and discussions
8 12:20 13:50 Lunch and Exhibition on Cold Chain Technologies
Session 4: Role of Public Sector in Cold Chains Development and Ways Forwards
Facilitator: Mr. Kit CHAN, K-Farm, Malaysia
9 13:50 15:20 "Cold agricultural value chain in Vietnam: challenges and opportunities"
Dr. Dao The ANH, Center for Agrarian Systems Research and Development (CASRAD), Viet Nam 
10 "Perspective of Private Cold Chain Logistic to Strengthen Agriculture and Food Global Value Chain"
Mr. Chusak CHUENPRAYOTH, Thai Chamber of Commerce,Thailand 
11 "Preparave new technology for high quality frozen fish as “sashimi” and its principle-Suppressive effect of ATP on denaturation of fish muscle protein during frozen-"
Dr. Ikuo KIMURA, Kagoshima University, Japan
12 15:20 15:50 Tea/Coffee Break and Exhibition on Cold Chain Technologies
13 15:50 16:40 "Issues in Global Cold Chain Development"
Mr.Lowell RANDEL, Global Cold Chain Alliance, The United States 
14 Q&A and discussions
Concluding Session
15 16:40 16:55 Wrap up (Entire the conference)
Mr. Shigetoshi AOYAMA, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan
16 16:55 17:05 Closing address

Day 3: October 30 (Fri), 2015

No. Start Finish Description
Field Trip
1 8:30 17:30 Visiting Facilities on Cold Chains, such as a storage facility in field, a logistical center.
*End of the whole activity

 

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