The 1st Meeting of the ASEAN Plus Three Emergency Rice Reserve (APTERR) Council was held on 28-29 March 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Meeting was organised by the APTERR Secretariat and hosted by the Office of Agricultural Economics (OAE), Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (MOAC), Thailand.
The Meeting was attended by the members of the APTERR Council and the delegates from ASEAN Plus Three countries. Representatives of the ASEAN Secretariat, ASEAN Development Bank (ADB), the ASEAN Food Security Reserve Board (AFSRB), ASEAN Food Security Information System (AFSIS) and the APTERR Secretariat were also attendance.
The Meeting was co-chaired by Mr. Apichart Jongskul, Secretariat General of OAE, MOAC of Thailand and Mr. Hirotsugu Amamiya, Councillor, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), Japan.