RESTEC (Remote Sensing Technology Center of Japan) coordinated with AFSIS (ASEAN+3 Food SecurityInformation System) organized Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Program in Science in Japan under SAKURA Exchange program in Science in Japan.
There are 14 participants from 7 countries attending this program during 15-24 October 2018. This program played an important role in inspiring future rising talented civil servant, as important force in science and technology field especially Geo Informatics technology..RESTEC agency gives trainees wide range of special lecturing classes and exhibitions, include interesting and useful fieldtrip. These visiting consist of Tsukuba Space Center, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Earth Observation Center (EOC), Nation Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan), Hitachi Corp. Center for exploratory research, irrigation facility for agriculture, and Saitama agriculture management junior college. The lecturing class about remote sensing at Rissho University, Tokyo Denki University and RESTEC.
The Center for Agricultural Statistics (CAS), Department of Planning and Finance (DoPF), Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF), Lao PDR, together with AFSIS Secretariat, had conducted a Data Analysis Training in Lao PDR during 6-10 September 2021 as a part of project for Supporting Agricultural Survey on Promoting Sustainable Agriculture in ASEAN Region or SAS-PSA project.
On 1 September 2021, the Department of Planning and Statistics (DPS), Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), the Kingdom of Cambodia, together with AFSIS Secretariat had conducted the virtual meeting of the 1st meeting in Cambodia as a part of the Project for Supporting Agricultural Survey on Promoting Sustainable Agriculture in ASEAN Region (SAS-PSA) for the 3rd year project (2022). According to the Letter of Agreement (LoA) between AFSIS Secretariat and the DPS, MAFF of Cambodia, it was signed on 25 August 2021.
On 24 August 2021, the Special Senior Officials Meeting of the 20th Meeting of the ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry Plus Three (Special SOM-20th AMAF +3) was held virtually as a Video Conference and honorably hosted by Cambodia.
Center for Agricultural Statistics (CAS), Department of Planning and Finance (DoPF), Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF), Lao PDR, had visited Khammouane province on 2 -16 August 2021 to conduct a pilot survey for the project for Supporting Agricultural Survey on Promoting Sustainable Agriculture in ASEAN region or SAS-PSA project.