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Discussion on future collaboration between AFSIS Secretariat and FAORAP

Update by Webadmin 2024-01-26 09:26:28

On 18 January 2024, AFSIS Secretariat had an opportunity to introduce AFSIS and discuss with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (FAORAP) regarding the FAO work in Food and Agriculture Statistics and future cooperation

In the meeting, Ms. Sangita Dubey, Regional Statistician of FAORAP informed about the FAO work in Food and Agriculture Statistics which are 1) the activities that are currently being carried out under the supervision of FAORAP such as the SDGs indicator, Data Innovation, and Food Security, Nutrition and Consumption Survey, 2) Global Databases,3) Analytical Publication and 4) Capacity Development activities.


Dr. Sumaya Ngandee, AFSIS Manager, presented on the implementation of AFSIS in cooperation projects from ASEAN plus three countries and international organizations, activities between AFSIS and FAO in the past to present, and the AFSIS future work plan.

The meeting went well and AFSIS will take FAORAP's comments and suggestions into consideration in deciding on future ways of cooperation to strengthen our goal together. In addition, FAORAP appreciated a strong collaboration between FAORAP, AFSIS Secretariat, and Thai Government to strengthen food security information in ASEAN region and develop capacity building in ASEAN member countries. AFSIS looks forward to cooperating in food security information, agriculture statistics, and technologies in the future.


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