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TISTR delegation visited New Zealand during 28 July – 2 August 2014




During 28 July – 2 August 2014, TISTR delegation led by Mr.Yongvut Saovapruk, Governor visited New Zealand.

The delegation firstly visited Palmerston North to sign an MOU with Massey University. Several areas, such as, nutrition and functional food, food testing on process of digestion using animal test, agricultural technology, R&D of marine algae for biodiesel, food, and agriculture, food packaging, postharvest technology, ecological and environmental studies in Sakaerat Environmental Research Station (SERS) were discussed to pursue further collaboration onward. Then the delegation visited Plant and Food Research Institute in Palmerston North campus to discuss with the researchers on the topics Food, Nutrition&Health and Microbial Responses to Food.

Mr. Yongvut also signed an MOU with Auckland UniServices Limited on behalf of the Department of Nutrition, University of Auckland which both sides shall pursue the collaboration especially in term of food, health, and life sciences onward.