The ASEAN Food Security Information System (AFSIS) in cooperation with the Remote Sensing Technology Center of Japan (RESTEC), the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), hosted the training course in SAKURA Exchange Program in Science (Sakura Science Plan) during 22-31 October 2019 in Tokyo and Saitama. The objective is to obtain the knowledge and skills in the Remote Sensing (RS) application of agriculture including crop production and distribution, statistic, irrigation, policy planning and smart agriculture.
The training course hosted 10 participants from ASEAN Member have Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Lao PDR, Cambodia, Indonesia, Singapore and Philippines. The participants learned about the remote sensing technologies in smart agriculture, using satellite in survey and collect data in real time in predicting analytics and use data in observation on natural disaster andmeteorology, how to use satellite data to analytics in Geographic Information System. And the participants had the facilities tour to learn about the their culture at Kawagoe, policy management such as irrigation management at Irrigation facilities (Yoshimi, Saitama), Earth observation center at Hatoyama Earth Observation Center, recycle process at Advanced recycle plant, Ishizaka Sangyo Co., Ltd. And learn how to analytics the satellite image at Interferometry of Synthetic Aperture Rader (SAR) (@TDU). The participants receive many valuable knowledge and experience and also shared the knowledge from their own country about their agricultural and agriculture management.
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The Special Senior Officials Meeting of the 19th Meeting of the ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry Plus Three (SSOM-19thAMAF+3) was held on 5 August 20202 via Video Conference. The host of the meeting was Brunei Darussalam, and it was organized by ASEAN Secretariat.
The 40th Meeting of the ASEAN Food Security Reserve Board (AFSRB) hosted by Viet Nam was held as Video Conference due to Covid-19 pandemic on July, 23 2020.
The Negara Brunei Darussalam hosted the 18th AFSIS Focal Point Meeting, convened by the ASEAN Food Security Information System (AFSIS). The Meeting was held as the first time as Online VDO Conference on On 09 June 2020.
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