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The Final Workshop under the ASEAN-Japan Project (JAIF Project)

Update by Webadmin 2021-12-08 08:40:00

On 26 November 2021, AFSIS Secretariat had the opportunity to attended the virtual Final Workshop under the ASEAN-Japan Project (JAIF Project): Science Based Information Sharing Derived from Earth Observation Satellites for Agriculture Management in the ASEAN Region conducted by the Japan Space Forum (JSF).

The representatives from AFSIS Secretariat includes Dr. Waraporn Saelee, AFSIS Manager, Ms. Poufai Khukhuntin, Project Coordinator, and Ms. Ploypailin Na Nakorn, Technical Staff.

The objectives of this Final Workshop were to report achievement of this project and share knowledge obtained through the training programs, to report achievement and outcome from this capacity building project, to report the latest application activities by using satellite data from proponents (LAPAN and ICALRD/MOA) and technical partner (JAXA), and to raise awareness among main stakeholders about the project, practical usage of space based agromet information and identify areas of possible engagement with other stakeholders such as non‐government organizations.

During the session, the notable presentation was given by Dr. Waraporn Saelee, AFSIS Manager, under the topic “Toward practical usage of space based agromet information” as well as expressed the sincere appreciation to JSF for their contributions.

This meeting marks the successful outcomes of the JAIF Project as well as being a great chance to exchange and discuss the view on this matter.

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