On April 22, FFTC Management, including Director Dr. Su-San Chang and Deputy Director Dr. Akira Hasebe, pays a courtesy visit to Ms. Sharon Ho, the Representative of the Malaysian Friendship and Trade Centre, Taipei (MFTC). Ms. Ho appreciates FFTC’s efforts in promoting agricultural technologies and information exchange in the Asian and Pacific Region. The Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI) has long been a partner of FFTC and has benefited greatly from this regional platform.
The two leaders also discussed some issues of common interests, such as food security under COVID-19 pandemic, circular agriculture, how to help small scale farmers to build food supply chains, smart agriculture and attracting the young generation to engage in agriculture. The MFTC President Ms. Ho expresses her interest to attend FFTC’s activities and learn more about these agricultural issues.
Other people in the meeting include the MFTC Deputy Representative / Director of Economics Mr. Al-Fadil Adam and Director of Investment, Mrs. Shakella Zakaria.