Agriculture makes major contributions to ASEAN

ASEAN Ministers of Agriculture and Forestry have affirmed the active contributions by the agriculture, forestry and food sector to building the ASEAN Community by 2015 and implementing the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.

ASEAN+3 agrees on emergency rice supplies

ASEAN member states and the three nations of Japan , China and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have approved the ASEAN Plus Three Emergency Rice Reserve (APTERR) programme.