The Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) Japan continues to support the implementation of APTERR Programmes by dispatching an expert, Mr. Yoshiharu Toeda, to be stationed at the APTERR Secretariat office in Bangkok. The main functions of Mr. Toeda are to support and facilitate the implementation of APTERR Programmes.
Mr.Toeda was born in 1962. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Osaka City University, Japan. Before becoming the expert at the APTERR Secretariat, he served as a Deputy Director of Grain Trade and Operation Division, Crop Production Bureau at MAFF Japan. With his more than 25 - year extensive experiences of working at MAFF Japan, he specialises in grain trade. He also was appointed to be an Agricultural Attaché at the Consulate-General of Japan in Perth, Australia during 1999-2002.