|The 23rd Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting|
Nine members of the FFTC-TAC, representing seven countries attended this year’s meeting at the Landis Hotel, Yangmingshan, Taipei. They pose for a group photo together with the FFTC management.
Dr. Masa Iwanaga, President and Director General of the Japan International Research for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) joins the discussion during the TAC meeting. Partly seen is Dr. Yong-Duck Kim, President, “I Love Farm Campaign” Leadership Institution in Korea.
Dr. Reynaldo Ebora, Acting Executive Director, Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) shares his opinion to the group. Beside him is Dr. Siree Chaiseri, Associate Professor, Department of Food Science and Technology, Kasetsart University, Thailand.
The TAC members paid a courtesy call to COA Minister Tsao Chi Hung at his office in Taipei city. The Minister warmly welcomed his guests.
Minister Tsao presents a gift to JIRCAS President Dr. Masa Iwanaga
Minister Tsao cheerfully welcomes Dr. Takio Imbe, president of the National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO).
Dr. Yu-Tsai Huang (Center) introduces FFTC consultant Dr. George Kuo to Minister Tsao.
The FFTC-TAC members and FFTC staff pose in front of Taipei 101.