Closing Ceremony of Food Value Chain Seminar

Efforts to boost the growth of the food industry in the country continue to be made. The latest such efforts are the organisation of a Food Value Chain Seminar held since last Monday at the Pengiran Anak Puteri Rashidah Sa'adatul Bolkiah Health Science Institute, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, UBD.

The 3-day seminar came to a close yesterday with presentation of certificates. The workshop was organised with the support of the ASEAN-Japan partnership programme under ASEAN-Japan coorperation project. The certificates to more than 50 students were presented by Doctor Abby Tan Chee Hong, The Co-Chair of the organising committee, Dean of Faculty of Science of UBD.

The participants were from the local universities and educational institutions, small and medium-sized enterprises SME's, officers from government and private sectors, as well as other stakeholders. At the seminar, the participants gained the knowledge and experiences shared by a team of experts from various renowned Japanese food companies on the differences in the food value chain levels including knowledge in food production, processing and marketing. The workshop was organised in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture and Agrifood, Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism and the Faculty of Science, UBD.

Source: Radio Television Brunei

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