AOAC Southeast Asia
Capacity Building Working Group
The objective of Capacity Building Working Group is to develop competences, capacity and analytical capabilities for implementation of key processes of detection, assessment, response, notification, and monitoring of events.
Emerging Issues Working Group
The objective of Emerging Issues Working Group is to identify and monitor emerging issues to forecast and predict possible food safety risks, and develop appropriate measures to manage the identified risks.
Harmonization of Methods Working Group
The objective of Harmonization of Methods Working Group to identify methods to harmonize in line with SOUTHEAST ASIA priorities in order to achieve uniformity of results, or conversion of results such that different countries can use the data obtained from different laboratories.
Microbiology Working Group
The objective of Microbiology Working Group is to identify needs associated with the implementation of microbiological food safety by driving scientific agreement leading to a reduction in foodborne microbial incidents and recall along with microbiological capability development.
Training of Young Scientists Working Group
The objective of Training of Young Scientists Working Group is to establish programs across Southeast Asia countries to develop, train, encourage, support, and recognize young scientists.