On 17th December 2019, the ASEAN Plus Three Food Security Information System (AFSIS) Secretariat held the meeting on "The 3rd Phase Real-Time AFSIS Project" with representatives from Korea Agency of Education, Promotion and Information Service in Food, Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries (EPIS) and technical staff from the Office of Agricultural Economics (OAE). The meeting was chaired by Mr. Vinit Atisook, AFSIS Manager.
The main objective of the meeting was to discuss technically on the upcoming 3rd Phase AFSIS Project in terms of linking National Agricultural Information System (NAIS) to AFSIS system, and to exchange views and experiences in related terms.
For more material regarding this Discussion Meeting on The 3rd Phase Real-Time AFSIS Project, please visit the link : http://www.aptfsis.org/knowledgebase/8
On 23-24 May 2022, AFSIS Secretariat was invited by the Secretary General of the Office of Agricultural Economics, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Thailand as Chair of APEC Policy Partnership on Food Security (PPFS) to attend the APEC PPFS Webinar on “Sharing good practices on Sustainable Agricultural Development through the Principle of Sufficiency Economy Philosophy” at Pullman King Power Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.
On 18 May 2022, AFSIS Secretariat had been invited to participate in the conference titled “Agricultural Database Development for Better Policy Making and Ensuring Food Security” as a joint event of the Islamic Organization for Food Security (IOFS) and the Permanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel (CLSS) via Zoom platform.
The 42nd Meeting of the ASEAN Food Security Reserve Board (AFSRB) hosted by Cambodia was held as a Video Conference through Zoom platform due to the COVID-19 pandemic on 11 May 2022. There were 37 participants from AFSRB Secretariat, AFSRB Member States namely; Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam, ASEAN Secretariat, APTERR Secretariat, OECD, and AFSIS Secretariat attended the meeting.
On the 21st April 2022, AFSIS Secretariat had attended the virtual preparatory meeting which was conducted by the Space Applications for Environment (SAFE) Executive Board coordinated by the Co-Chairs Dr. Shantanau Bhatawdekar from the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Dr. Shin-ichi Sobue from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) for the training program on "Satellite-derived Agrometeorological Data for AFSIS’s Rice Growing Outlook (RGO)”.