ASEAN-CRN Knowledge Exchange Event and Partners Meeting

The Philippine Department of Agriculture (DA), through the Bureau of Agricultural Research and in partnership with the Climate Resilient Agriculture Office (CRAO), co-hosted with the Thailand Department of Agriculture (DOA) the ASEAN Climate Resilience Network (ASEAN-CRN) Knowledge Exchange Event and Partners Meeting on March 28-30, 2023 in Bangkok, Thailand.

DA-BAR OIC-director Joell H. Lales, in his capacity as the ASEAN CRN co-chair and incoming ASEAN Technical Working Group on Agricultural Research and Development (ATWGARD) meeting chair, delivered the welcome remarks.

Attended by ASEAN-CRN, ATWGARD focal points, international development organizations conducting similar initiatives in the region, as well as civil society organization partners, the three-day event focused on building the capacities of ASEAN-CRN focal points on topics such as agromet, climate information services, digitalization of information, and how agriculture can help achieve national climate targets. The event also provided a venue for discussion on potential collaborations among partners of ASEAN CRN. 

The Knowledge Exchange Event and Partners Meeting is one of the regional events of the network, whose key messages will form part of the upcoming 8th ASEAN-CRN Annual Meeting agenda.