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The 39th Meeting of the ASEAN Food Security Reserve Board (AFSRB)

Update by Webadmin 2019-08-20 04:37:05

The 39thMeeting of the ASEAN Food Security Reserve Board (AFSRB) was held on 15 - 16 August 2019 in the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Bangkok, Thailand

The representatives from the AFSIS Secretariat led by AFSIS Manager Mr. Vinit Atisook attended the said meetings to report the progress on AFSIS activities during 2018-2019 and the future work plan for 2019-2020.

The Meeting took note the progress report on AFSIS, focusing on the food security information development, human resources development and improving statistical data on food processing and distribution of 5 agricultural crops in ASEAN, as well as the future work plan on seeking possibility to link with some database or data related to food security, e.g. annual disaster situation in ASEAN, soil database from Asian Soil Partnership (ASP).

The Meeting acknowledged that the new project proposal on Supporting Agricultural Survey in Promoting Sustainable Agriculture in ASEAN Region, which aims to develop new appropriate survey methods to collect data using the estimation of specific Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) indicator.

Click Link : AFSRB Meetin Materials (http://172.22.0.13/uploads/normal/AFSRB%202019/AFSRB_THE%2039%20MEETING.pdf)


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