Asean Plus Three Emergency Rice Reserve 

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  Saturday and Sunday - CLOSED

 

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  E-mail : apterrsec@apterr.org
                         

 

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APTERR Secretariat

2nd Floor, Office of Agricultural Economics Bldg., Kasetsart University Complex, Phahonyothin Road, Ladyao, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900 Thailand



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 APTERR

Asean Plus Three Emergency Rice Reserve 

ASEAN Plus Three Emergency Rice Reserve (APTERR) is regional cooperation standing on humanitarian ground. The objective of APTERR is to help the members in ASEAN+3 in an emergency natural disaster and other humanitarian purposes.  This organization was established  under the purview of the ASEAN plus the People’s Republic of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea Ministers of Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF+3) to secure food security in an emergency situation.  Therefore, APTERR is a mechanism to provide an assistance to people affected. APTERR’s primary function is to provide rice for assistance in disaster areas and for poverty alleviation purposes. Target area covers ASEAN member countries, the People’s Republic of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea and help member countries to build confidence in encountering food shortage due to temporary natural disaster, through provision of rice assistance to the needy people. APTERR was established under an agreement signed by the Ministers of Agriculture and Forestry of the ASEAN Plus Three on October 7, 2011 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Asean Plus Three

Members of ASEAN Plus Three

APTERR was transferred to be permanent mechanism after the first APTERR Council Meeting was held on March 28-29, 2013, Bangkok, Thailand. The Operations of ASEAN Plus Three Emergency Rice Reserve Secretariat Protection ACT B.E. 2559 entered into force on 6 August 2016. In relative to this, the APTERR Secretariat has been granted a legal personality as a juristic person under the Thai law.

APTERR main activities covered the following areas:

  • Provision of rice to the disaster victims.

  • Management the release and replenishment of APTERR stocks.

  •  Monitoring and assessment of food emergency.

  • Sharing knowledge and expertise of implementation to release APTERR stocks.

  • Strengthening food security in the region.

  • Alleviation of food shortage.