On the 21- 22 of February 2019, ASEAN Plus Three Food Security Information System (AFSIS) organized the 16th AFSIS Focal Point Meeting back to back with the 4th Regional Workshop on Improving Statistics Data on Food Processing and Distribution Related to Agricultural Crops in ASEAN Region (ISFAS) project at the Sukosol Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand. The Opening Statement was delivered by Ms. Jariya Sutthichaiya, The Secretary-General, Office of Agricultural Economics (OAE), Ministry of agriculture and cooperatives.
The main objectives of the AFSIS Focal Point Meeting are to inform the ASEAN Plus Three members the overall outcomes and achievements of AFSIS in 2018 and to discuss on future work plan and issues. Whilst the 4th Regional Workshop on the ISFAS project aims to inform the overview and result of the third year implementation in three pilot survey countries namely, Philippines, Myanmar and Thailand as well as to consider the next year work plan.
Furthermore, RESTEC attended the meeting in order to informed about Sakura project activities and also IFPRI representative from Indonesia presented the Agricultural Transformation and Market Integration in The ASEAN Region Responding to Food Security and Inclusiveness Concerns to all member countries.n
The Meeting was attended by the members of the AFSIS Focal Points and participants from the ASEAN Plus Three countries, except Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Singapore and Brunei
Details of the Meeting and Workshop appear as in Summary Report
The 8th Meeting of ASEAN Plus Three Emergency Rice Reserve (APTERR) Council was held by APTERR Secretariat on 17-19 February 2020 in Bagan, Myanmar.
The 28th Session of the Asia and Pacific Commission on Agricultural Statistics (APCAS28) was held on 10-14 February 2020 in Bali, Indonesia.
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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.