Fifth Meeting of GMS Working Group on Agriculture (WGA-5): Summary of Proceedings

The Fifth Meeting of the GMS Working Group on Agriculture (WGA-5) was held in Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic on 22-24 September 2008. The objectives of the meeting were to:  

  • identify priority strategic interventions in subregional agricultural cooperation that address critical food security, energy security, and climate change concerns;
  • review and refocus WGA's work program towards speedy implementation of priority initiatives under the Core Agriculture Support Program (CASP) as an integral component of the Vientiane Plan of Action; and
  • catalyze support from development partners to implement CASP initiatives.

The meeting was attended by participants from the six GMS countries: Cambodia, People's Republic of China, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam. Resource persons from  development partners and the private sector, and individual experts also attended.


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Last Updated:   Wednesday, 1 October 2008