Asean Plus Three Emergency Rice Reserve 


The APTERR Secretariat, led by Dr. Choomjet Karnjanakesorn, General Manager, visited the Mekong River Commission Secretariat (MRCS) in Lao PDR on 7 July 2022, to discuss and exchange information on food security in the region.

Mr. Theerawat Samphawamana, Director of the Planning Division of the MRC Secretariat and his team warmly welcomed the APTERR team and shared updates on their current works and activities on the water resources management for sustainable development in the Lower Mekong River Basin. Both parties had a fruitful discussion and exchanged views to explore the possibility of potential areas of collaboration between the APTERR Secretariat and the MRC in the future.