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The Kick-off meeting between AFSIS Secretariat and EPIS under the 3rd phase of Real-Time AFSIS Project in Lao PDR

Update by Webadmin 2022-08-23 07:54:03

On 19 August 2022, AFSIS Secretariat attended the online kick-off meeting which was conducted by the Korea Agency of Education, Promotion and Information Service in Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (EPIS) and the Project Management Consulting (PMC) from the Global Civic Sharing (GCS) and EGIS Korea company limited (EGIS) for the preparation of the related activities and workshop under the 3rd phase of Project for Establishing Real-Time ASEAN Food Security Information System and Developing Human Resources in Lao PDR.

The 3 representatives of the AFSIS Secretariat included Dr. Waraporn Saelee, AFSIS Manager, Dr. Sumanya Ngandee, Deputy AFSIS Manager, and Ms. Prodpran Lomthong, Project Coordinator. In addition, the representative of EPIS was led by Ms. Juhwa Sun, while the representatives of GCS and EGIS were led by Mr. Kang Seok Chan and Dr. Choi Jooyong respectively.

The objective of this meeting was to share, discuss and decide the concrete action for successful collaboration in the 3rd phase of the Real-Time AFSIS project in Lao PDR which AFSIS Secretariat will participate in the Outcome report of the previous Real-Time AFSIS project in 6 target countries namely Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Philippines, and Vietnam. The Outcome report will be published on AFSIS website to promote and assist in the development of the method of the project of Food Security Forecasting Model (FSFM) for the ASEAN region in the future.

The meeting ended with all the details being effectively discussed and agreed upon mutually by all parties involved.



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