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 representatives from the AFSIS Secretariat, Dr.Waraporn Saelee, AFSIS Manager, Ms. Thanchanok Pongputhinan, Statistician, Practitioner level and Mr.Danudet Phuiponthan, Project coordinator have attended the conference at Ministry of Commerce.
Dr.Waraporn Saelee, AFSIS Manager has presented AFSIS main activities, cooperative activities during 2019-2020 and the future work plan for 2020-2021. She also stated the strong will to develop the better of AFSIS Report and works. Moreover, AFSIS Secretariat has presented the newest project namely 'Report and Disseminate the Information Regarding the Serious Disaster' which will monitor the impact of serious disaster on food security of ASEAN or ASEAN+3 members.
The early of August, the Tropical Strom Sinlaku caused heavy rains on a large scale, resulting in floods in Three countries namely Lao, Thailand and Vietnam. Is it affected the food security in the countries, how much effects of the storm to the countries and how the countries encounter with this disaster are including in detail.
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 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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