3Food Science and Technology Association of Thailand (FoSTAT)
4Food Science and Technology Association of Thailand (FoSTAT) (1/7) established in 1976not-for-profit scientific association
5Food Science and Technology Association of Thailand (FoSTAT) (2/7) Policy:to enhance sustainable development and innovation in the Thai food industry through science and technology
6Food Science and Technology Association of Thailand (FoSTAT) (3/7) Mission:to create a knowledge-based community of food scientist to help sustain the Thai “Kitchen of the World” by sharing and exchanging knowledge among local and overseas institutions, both academic and private, and strengthening the human resources in the Thai food industry
7Member of FoSTAT (4/7) honorary 4 persons corporate 288 companies individual 736 personsTotal personsas of 16 February 2009
8Food Science and Technology Association of Thailand (FoSTAT) (5/7) Activities:Food Innovation Asia Conference “Value Creation through Innovation in Food Technology ” June 2009FoSTAT-Nestle’ Quiz Bowl, 20 June 2009FoSTAT-Food Ingredient Asia Conference, 9-11 September 2009Certified Food Professionals
9Food Science and Technology Association of Thailand (FoSTAT) (6/7) Activities:Certified Food Professionals ; CFoP(การขึ้นทะเบียนนักวิทยาศาสตร์ด้านอาหาร สำหรับอุตสาหกรรมอาหาร)food seminars, training, workshopconsultancy in food quality andsafety systemsscientific monograph, food news9
10Food Science and Technology Association of Thailand (FoSTAT) (7/7) Activities:member: FIFSTA, IUFoST, Allied Organization of IFT, Council of Science and Technology Association of Thailandcommittee, subcommittee, working committee in various aspects of agencies
11Thailand facts and figures 2008 (1/2) GDP billion (USD)GDP per capita 3,909 USDGDP by sectoragriculture 11.6 %industry %services %ที่มา : NESDB
12Thailand facts and figures 2008 (2/2) population millionmale millionfemale millionlabor force millionagriculture 42 %industry 20 %services 38 %ที่มา : NSO
14Food Export Contribution to Thai Economy Unit: Billion Baht20072008Thai GDP8,3868,469Total Exports5,2555,853Food Exports613778Food exports as % of GDP7.49.1%Food contribution to total exports11.813.3,
15Thai Food Factory Distribution, 2007 1 Total No. of factories = 11,638 excluding rice milling factories which totaled to >40,000 factoriesby Capital InvestmentSmall-scale (90.5 %)Large-scale (3.2%)Medium-scale (6.3%)Registered Capital ClassificationSmall < US$ 1.25 millionMedium = US$ millionLarge > US$ 5 million 1US$ = 40 bahtSource: NFI Info Database (raw data supported by the Department of Industrial Works
16In addition to its contribution in the economy, the food sector (primary and processed food producers combined) also provides work to about 66% of the country’s work force.
17Global Issues climate change water shortage energy problem population increaseemerging diseasesfood shortagemalnutritionlonger life span etc.
19Challenge: global food, feed, fiber and fuel security populationbillionbillion90% of population in the Southmalnutrition / povertysuffer from hunger / malnutrition 852 millionafflicted by poverty billionSource: Clive James