1. We, the ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry and the Ministers of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea held our Eighteenth Meeting on 12 October 2018 in Ha Noi, Viet Nam under the Chairmanship of H.E. Nguyen Xuan Cuong, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Viet Nam.
  1. We are pleased with the progress of implementation of the ASEAN Plus Three Cooperation Strategy (APTCS) 2016-2025 that exposed the spirit of APT cooperation and significant number of activities on strengthening food security; sustainable forest management; climate change mitigation and adaptation; animal and plant health and disease control; enhancement of capacity-building and human resource development; strengthening of information system and knowledge networking and exchange; enhancement of productivity, quality and marketability of agricultural products; and research and development.

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