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
Mr. Chantanon Wannakejohn, Deputy Secretary-General of the Office of Agricultural Economics (OAE), led the AFSIS Secretariat to meet with Mr. TANIWA Koji, Director of Statistical Planning Division, Department of Statistics, Mr. MIYAKODA Yukinobu, Deputy Director of Statistical Planning Division, and the Statistical Planning Division staff to discuss the operational guidelines of the AFSIS Secretariat during 23-25 September 2019 in Tokyo, Japan.
The ASEAN Food Security Information System (AFSIS) in cooperation with the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, People’s Republic of China.
The ASEAN Food Security Information System (AFSIS) in cooperation with the Korea Agency of Education, Promotion and Information Service in Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (EPIS).
The 39th Meeting of the ASEAN Food Security Reserve Board (AFSRB) was held on 15 - 16 August 2019 in the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Bangkok, Thailand