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The Special SOM-20th AMAF Plus Three Meeting

Update by Webadmin 2021-08-24 09:44:44

On 24 August 2021, the Special Senior Officials Meeting of the 20th Meeting of the ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry Plus Three (Special SOM-20th AMAF +3) was held virtually as a Video Conference and honorably hosted by Cambodia.

The attendants were SOM AMAF Leaders, SOM Leaders Plus Three Countries, ASEAN Secretariat, APTERR Secretariat, and AFSIS Secretariat representatives, Dr. Waraporn Saelee, AFSIS Manager, and Ms. Poufai Khukhuntin, Project Coordinator.

In this regard, Dr. Waraporn had presented the outcomes of AFSIS implementation on 2020-2021:Q2, consisting of the administrative function and general management, human resources development, food security information development and reports on 5 main agricultural commodities in ASEAN.
Moreover, she stated one of the future plan to conduct the special meeting on “Discussion of Future of AFSIS” which approximately will be in the end of 2021. Furthermore, the progress of the Project for Supporting Agricultural Survey on Promoting Sustainable Agriculture (SAS-PSA), as well as the future work plan for 2022 were reported to the meeting.

The Meeting acknowledged the contribution of the Office of Agricultural Economics (OAE), Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Thailand for leading AFSIS Secretariat and also expressed the heartfelt gratitude toward AFSIS’s consistent hard work to strengthening the food security in ASEAN.

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