The FFTC Executive Board, the highest governing body of the Center, recently held its 104th Meeting at the Golden Suite, 5th Floor of Shangri-la’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel in Taipei. Dr. Junne-Jih Chen, COA’s Deputy Minister, is the Acting Chairman in the absence of COA (Council of Agriculture) Minister Dr. Chi-Chung Chen. The rest of the Board members are country representatives from Japan, Korea, Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam. There were also observers from Indonesia, Malaysia and Taiwan. FFTC Director Dr. Kuo-Ching Lin and Deputy Director Dr. Akira Hasebe took turns in reporting the Center’s major accomplishments for the year, as well as its proposed projects and activities for 2020.