ちとせグループの活動や想いを伝えるメディア

作者別: 片岡 陽介 / Yosuke Kataoka

片岡 陽介 / Yosuke Kataoka

Chitose Agri Laboratory Sdn. Bhd. BioEngineer
信州大学工学系研究科修士課程修了。南アフリカでのJICA海外協力隊への参加とアフリカ大陸縦断を通じて、日本以上にビジネスチャンスが転がっている状況や開発余地がふんだんに残されている途上国の農業事情を目の当たりにし、農業ビジネスで世界を良くしていける、と考えるようになる。2015年よりちとせグループで東南アジア農業チームに加わり、ボルネオの僻地におけるパームプランテーションでの浄水事業、及びマレー半島の冷涼な避暑地にて高付加価値果実と野菜の生産に従事、現地の農家さんを巻き込んで活動中。自然界に生息する酵母や枯草菌に助けてもらいながら、彼らと食品を醸すのが趣味。

Yousuke got a master's degree in Biosphere science in Shinshu University. He came to think there were many chances to make a business and to develop the agricultural sector in developing countries through his volunteer work and journey across the African continent. He thought he can make the world better with agri-businesses. He later joined the Southeast Asia agricultural team in Chitose Group in 2015. He had been engaging effluent water polishing project in palm oil mill in Borneo Island and is now working on producing high value added fruits and vegetables at highland in tropical region, Cameron Highlands. He involves local passionated farmers to produce safe and tasty produces.As his motto is "to intake local cultured food as anjoy local culture", and he is happy to spent his time to make fermented foods like Natto, Nukazuke and Sauerkraut from local microbes on natural leaves or so.