On May 6, 2021, Center for Agricultural Information (CAI), Agricultural Development Policy and Planning Division, Office of Agricultural Economics (OAE), Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Thailand, had conducted a virtual workshop with AFSIS Secretariat regarding the Data Analysis Training Workshop as a part of project for Supporting Agricultural Survey on Promoting Sustainable Agriculture in ASEAN Region or SAS-PSA project in Thailand.
In this regard, Mr. NIIMI Tomohiro, Japanese Expert, have performed as a lecturer in this workshop with the assistance of Ms.Worada Wongsud, the Japanese Secretary.
This workshop has an objective to make the CAI staff understand the different parts of a data calculation function and help increase knowledge and capacity building for the staff in order to analyze the data collected from the pilot survey in Chachoengsao province, Thailand. The workshop teaches how to use Microsoft Excel to calculate the data on SDG Sub-indicator 1-9 and 11, and how to create arguments to calculate data and cell references of statistical analysis using “R” program for SDG Sub-indicator 10.
Overall, the workshop training went successfully as it has received the great cooperation from both CAI staffs and AFSIS Secretariat.
Regarding the situation report from the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), from 22-26 September 2022, Tropical Strom NORU (local name: Karding) formed over the western Philippines Sea and intensified into a Super Typhoon (STY) Category after a period of explosive intensification moving westward. The center of the eye of STY NORU was estimated at 230 km East of Infanta, Quezon with maximum sustained winds of 185 km/h near the center, gustiness of up to 230 km/h, and a central pressure of 925 Hecto Pascal (hPa).
On 21 September 2022, Mr. Kimura Keitaro, Director, and Mr. Hosaka Masahiro, Deputy Director of Statistics Planning Division, Statistics Department from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) of Japan visited AFSIS Secretariat office.
On 19-20 September 2022, AFSIS Secretariat with support from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) of Japan held the Regional Workshop on the Project for Supporting Agricultural Survey on Promoting Sustainable Agriculture in ASEAN Region (SAS-PSA) at Grande Centre Point Hotel Ratchadamri, Bangkok, Thailand.
On 13 September 2022, Ms. Chenyang Zhang, a representative of the Odyssey Technical Company Limited from Hong Kong visited the AFSIS Secretariat office.