SATREPS Symposium: The Wonder of Superfood "Quinoa" Native to South America

In this symposium, Bolivian researchers involved in the SATREPS Super Food Bolivia project and producers who have started quinoa cultivation in Hokkaido are invited as speakers to introduce to the general public the fascinating crops of the Andes Mountains, such as quinoa and potato, and communicate the potential of quinoa as food for the future.


Organizer :SATREPS Bolivia Project, JIRCAS

Co-organizer:Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine

Date :February 7 (Tue), 2023, 15:00-19:00 (JST)

Venue :Lecture Hall 25, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine / Online streaming (Zoom)

Language:Japanese (Spanish with simultaneous interpretation into Japanese)

Fee:Lecture session (Free)Reception (2000 yen/person)

Fee:Reception (2000 yen/person)

Lecture Session  15:00 ~ 17:15 (about 20 min for each presentation)

Opening Remarks
〇Bolivia, Quinoa and the SATREPS Project
 NAGATOSHI Yukari (Senior Researcher) JIRCAS
〇Diversity and Wonder of Andean Crops

 Wilfredo Rojas (Representative, La Paz Office)

〇Functional Properties of Quinoa and Introduction of Bolivian Quinoa Cuisine
 Giovanna Almanza(Professor) Chemical Research Institute, University of San Andrés
〇Tokachi Personnel Support Challenge and the Appeal of Quinoa
 KAWADA Toshinori (CEO)  Tokachi Kawada Farm
〇Quinoa Cultivation in Hokkaido
 TAKAHASHI Tomokazu (CEO) Kembuchi Viva Marche Co.
〇Quinoa Consumer Trend Survey
 KUBOTA Satoko(Associate Professor) Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary
〇Introduction to Quinoa Cuisine
 TSUGAYASU Nobuko(Representative) Nobu kitchen

Reception 17:30~19:00

Tasting of quinoa dishes and exchange of opinions with speakers.

Registration Deadline:February 3 (Fri), 15:00 (CLOSED)

Venue: Kashiwa Plaza, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine

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