1.    The Eighth ASEAN Ministers Meeting on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication (8th AMRDPE) was held on 5 July 2013 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, and preceded by the Tenth ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication (10th SOMRDPE) on 2-3 July 2013; Sixth ASEAN Plus Three Senior Officials Meeting on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication (6th SOMRDPE+3) on 3 July 2013; and ASEAN Forum on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication on 4 July 2013. The 8th AMRDPE adopted the theme “Advancing Community Empowerment to Enhance a Better and Sustainable Livelihood”.

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