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ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF)


37th AMAF Meeting, 10 September 2015, Makati, Philippines (Photo source: Forest Policy Section, FMB)

The ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF) is the highest body which handles the ASEAN Cooperation in Food, Agriculture and Forestry and is supported by the Senior Officials Meeting (SOM-AMAF). Its basic objective is to formulate and implement regional cooperation activities to enhance the international competitiveness of ASEAN Food, Agriculture, and Forestry Products as well as to further strengthen arrangements and joint positions in international fora. Forestry was included in the ASEAN Cooperation in Agriculture in 1977.
     AMAF meets annually.
 
Focal Office:
Forest Management Bureau (FMB)
Focal Persons:
Focal Offices
       Department of Agriculture and DENR 

DENR High Level Representatives
       MR. DEMETRIO L. IGNACIO JR.
       Undersecretary for Staff Bureaus
       Department of Environment and Natural Resources
       Tel. Nos. - (632) 926-1004 / 928-4969 / 929-6626 Local 2021

Focal Point for Forestry
       FOR. RICARDO L. CALDERON
       Director
       DENR - Forest Management Bureau
       Tel. Nos. - (632) 928 9313, (632) 927 4788

Alternate
       FOR. MAYUMI QUINTOS-NATIVIDAD
       Assistant Director
       DENR - Forest Management Bureau
       Tel. Nos.: (+632) 9272784 / 9282778
       Email: mayquin@mozcom.com

Technical Focal Division
       Forest Policy, Planning and Knowledge Management Division (FPPKMD)
       Tel. No. - (632) 927 6217
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Updates

The 37th AMAF endorsed the Vision and Strategic Plan for ASEAN Cooperation in Food, Agriculture and Forestry 2016-2025 to chart out directions for ASEAN Cooperation in these areas in order to realize the ASEAN Community Vision 2025. Under this Strategic Plan, promoting Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) is one among the seven (7) strategic thrusts identified.

The 37th Meeting of AMAF and Related Meetings was organized by the Department of Agriculture and co-organized by DENR-FMB. 
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