ASEAN forges cooperation in agriculture, forestry

The Special Senior Officials Meeting of the 40th Meeting of the ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry (Special SOM-AMAF) opened in Vietnam’s central province of Thua Thien-Hue on August 5. 

Right after the opening ceremony, the officials discussed and proposed some priorities in agriculture and forestry such as improving border trade management, harmonising technical standards of goods quality, food safety and plant and animal quarantine in ASEAN, and ensuring food and nutrition security and food safety, among others.

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