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Status of the Asian Soil
Partnership
2017 - 2018
Rapibhat Chandarasrivongs
Activities implemented from June 2017 to June 2018
Under Pillar 1:
- national initiatives to implement the VGSSM were take...
Under Pillar 4:
- each country developed its national Soil Organic Carbon (SOC) map,
which was included in the Global Soil...
Outcomes of the Fourth ASP workshop
(25-26 May 2018, Beijing, China)
Organized with contributions from the GSP Secretariat...
Outcomes of the Fourth ASP workshop (25-26 May 2018, Beijing, China)
Objective 1: assessment of the activities performed b...
Outcomes of the Fourth ASP workshop (25-26 May 2018, Beijing, China)
Objective 1: assessment of the activities performed b...
Outcomes of the Fourth ASP workshop (25-26 May 2018, Beijing, China)
Objective 1: assessment of the activities performed b...
Outcomes of the Fourth ASP workshop (25-26 May 2018, Beijing, China)
Objective 3: Agree on the terms of reference, governa...
CESRA’s objectives and expected outcomes
Establishment of the Asian Soil Information System – ASIS
(link to the Global Soi...
How is CESRA going to achieve these Objectives?
Department of Soil
Information and Training
Establishment of the Asian Soi...
Department of Research and
Development
Department of Soil Information
and Training
Director
CESRA’s Steering Committee
Cha...
Proposal
- Thailand to commit some financial resources to guarantee the basic functioning
of the Center and its launch (fa...
Outcomes of the Fourth ASP workshop (25-26 May 2018, Beijing, China)
Objective 4: Election of the ASP Chair and the ASP Ch...
Extra outcome of the Fourth ASP workshop
(25-26 May 2018, Beijing, China)
Proposal to establish the
World Soil Day Award
(...
Implement the lately endorsed ASEAN Guidelines on Soil and Nutrient
Management and other international frameworks promotin...
The ASEAN Guidelines on
Soil and Nutrient Management (SNM)
Presented by Mr. Lertviroj Kowattana
Permanent Secretary
Minist...
The Thirty Ninth Meeting of the ASEAN Ministers on
Agriculture and Forestry (39th AMAF)
• ASEAN Guidelines on Soil and Nut...
Framework for Soil and Nutrient Management in the ASEAN region
• Achieving sustainable soil management for food security a...
Way Forward
• Establish the Center of the Excellence for Soil Research in
Asia (CESRA).
• Other activities to implement in...
Ultimate Objective for World
Food Security and ASEAN
Region
Faster implementation of
GSP/ASP Activities
Faster and more re...
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Status of the Asian Soil Partnership 2017 – 2018 | Rapibhat Chandarasrivongs, Permanent Undersecretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives of Thailand

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Global Soil Partnership Plenary Assembly – Sixth Session
11 – 13 June 2018
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Status of the Asian Soil Partnership 2017 – 2018 | Rapibhat Chandarasrivongs, Permanent Undersecretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives of Thailand

  1. 1. Status of the Asian Soil Partnership 2017 - 2018 Rapibhat Chandarasrivongs
  2. 2. Activities implemented from June 2017 to June 2018 Under Pillar 1: - national initiatives to implement the VGSSM were taken. - A proposal for a regional TCP project on the implementation of the VGSSM was formulated Under Pillar 2: - the GSP Secretariat has been active to assist with the Soil Doctors programme in interested countries. Under Pillar 3: - the first meeting of the Editorial Board of the Soil Atlas for Asia was held in March 2018. • The table of content, based on countries’ inputs, was presented in April. • Preliminary information was collected on potential contributions by each author.
  3. 3. Under Pillar 4: - each country developed its national Soil Organic Carbon (SOC) map, which was included in the Global Soil Organic Carbon (GSOC) map launched at the World Soil day celebration 2017. Under Pillar 5: - The South-East Asia Laboratory Network (SEALNET) was launched in November 2017. • Four regional standard operational procedures (SOPs) for pH in water, organic carbon, exchangeable potassium and available phosphorus are being developed, as well as “Guidelines for implementing and maintaining good laboratory practices and quality management in soil laboratories”. • SEALNET is currently performing its first ring test for external quality control. Activities implemented from June 2017 to June 2018 Countries are now working on improving their national datasets and SOC map.
  4. 4. Outcomes of the Fourth ASP workshop (25-26 May 2018, Beijing, China) Organized with contributions from the GSP Secretariat, the Beijing Municipal Agriculture Bureau and the Beijing Soil Fertilizer Extension Service Station. Objectives: 1. assessment of the activities performed by the ASP in 2017; 2. agree on the activities to implement in the period of 2018-2019 (also call for investment support); 3. Agree on the terms of reference, governance arrangements and structure of the Center of Excellence for Soil Research in Asia (CESRA) so to move forward with its establishment; and 4. Election of the ASP Chair and the ASP Chairs for the 5 Pillars of Action of the GSP.
  5. 5. Outcomes of the Fourth ASP workshop (25-26 May 2018, Beijing, China) Objective 1: assessment of the activities performed by the ASP in 2017
  6. 6. Outcomes of the Fourth ASP workshop (25-26 May 2018, Beijing, China) Objective 1: assessment of the activities performed by the ASP in 2017
  7. 7. Outcomes of the Fourth ASP workshop (25-26 May 2018, Beijing, China) Objective 1: assessment of the activities performed by the ASP in 2017
  8. 8. Outcomes of the Fourth ASP workshop (25-26 May 2018, Beijing, China) Objective 3: Agree on the terms of reference, governance arrangements and structure of the Center of Excellence for Soil Research in Asia (CESRA) so to move forward with its establishment In December 2016 the Asian Soil Partnership (ASP) implementation plan was endorsed by ASP member countries. Under Pillar 3 (Activity 3.2), the decision of establishing a Center of Excellence for Soil Research in Asia (CESRA) was made. Because the proposal of Thailand to host the Center was accepted, the country started to move into implementing this activity: - The concept note to establish CESRA - Identifying the building hosting CESRA - Commit some budget to grant the basic functioning of the Center Mandate and developments
  9. 9. CESRA’s objectives and expected outcomes Establishment of the Asian Soil Information System – ASIS (link to the Global Soil Information System –GLOSIS): - Harmonization - Capacity building - Data and information exchange Overall support the GSP and the ASP to implement activities on the five Pillars of Action Faster implementation of GSP/ASP activities Faster and more reliable exchange of soil data and information at the regional and global level (all countries will move in the same direction at the same time on data collection and analysis, which will be harmonized) Research on regional needs and priorities: - Research - Exchange programmes Fulfil regional knowledge gaps and promote technical and scientific cooperation
  10. 10. How is CESRA going to achieve these Objectives? Department of Soil Information and Training Establishment of the Asian Soil Information System (ASIS): • Harmonization • Capacity building • Data and information exchange Department of Soil Research and Development Research on regional needs and priorities: • Research • Exchange programmes - Start soft depending on budget, priorities and partners - Thailand will use the existing bodies of the LDD to facilitate the establishment of CESRA: existing Directors to serve as head of the departments
  11. 11. Department of Research and Development Department of Soil Information and Training Director CESRA’s Steering Committee Chaired by the ASP Chair Members: CESRA’s Director, ASP Chair for the 5 Pillars and 3 internationally recognized soil experts External advisors: GSP, International organizations, ITPS, others. Administration • National Soil Research Centers (NSRCs) can be already existing centers or had-hoc established centers. • NSRCs should be identified based on some criteria as in the concept note of CESRA, which is being improved building on the inputs received by ASP countries NSRCs Directors
  12. 12. Proposal - Thailand to commit some financial resources to guarantee the basic functioning of the Center and its launch (facilities and minimum administrative and technical staff). Thereafter, LDD will ask for more budget to further execution CESRA’s activities - In-kind ASP countries contributions (second staff or time to work in CESRA: soil experts to come to Thailand or part-time offline work on CESRA in their own country) - Online meetings - Meeting of the CESRA’s Steering Committee organized together with the ASP annual meeting CESRA to be launched at the World Soil Day celebrations on 5 December 2018
  13. 13. Outcomes of the Fourth ASP workshop (25-26 May 2018, Beijing, China) Objective 4: Election of the ASP Chair and the ASP Chairs for the 5 Pillars of Action of the GSP ASP Chair for Pillar 2; online voting. Nominations received from 2 nominations from India, Indonesia and Pakistan ASP Chair for Pillar 1; online voting. Nominations received from Bangladesh, China, India and Pakistan ASP Chair for Pillar 3; online voting. Nominations received from Bangladesh, Japan, Nepal and Pakistan ASP Chair for Pillar 4: not needed. ASP Chair for Pillar 4 recently nominated through online voting ASP Chair for Pillar 5; online voting. Nominations received from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Thailand ASP Chair: Thailand was confirmed for a second turn Because of its increased workload, the ASP Chair will identify an expert to serve as his technical advisor VENUE OF THE NEXT MEETING? India, March 2019
  14. 14. Extra outcome of the Fourth ASP workshop (25-26 May 2018, Beijing, China) Proposal to establish the World Soil Day Award (to be discussed under Item 7)
  15. 15. Implement the lately endorsed ASEAN Guidelines on Soil and Nutrient Management and other international frameworks promoting the sustainable use of fertilizers like the Code of Conduct for the Use and Management of Fertilizers. Other activities to implement in the period 2018-2019
  16. 16. The ASEAN Guidelines on Soil and Nutrient Management (SNM) Presented by Mr. Lertviroj Kowattana Permanent Secretary Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Thailand As SOM-AMAF Leader 12 June 2018, FAO Head Quarter, Rome, Italy
  17. 17. The Thirty Ninth Meeting of the ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry (39th AMAF) • ASEAN Guidelines on Soil and Nutrient Management (SNM) has been approved at the 39th AMAF in Chiang Mai, Thailand on 28 September 2017.
  18. 18. Framework for Soil and Nutrient Management in the ASEAN region • Achieving sustainable soil management for food security and maintain/improve soil health as well as promoting adaptive and resilient climate-smart agricultural systems.
  19. 19. Way Forward • Establish the Center of the Excellence for Soil Research in Asia (CESRA). • Other activities to implement in the period 2018-2019 : promoting the sustainable use of fertilizers like the Code of Conduct for the Use and Management of Fertilizers. • Thailand will work with ASEAN Member States and the ASEAN Secretariat in formulating the project proposals to secure funding support from ASEAN Development Fund
  20. 20. Ultimate Objective for World Food Security and ASEAN Region Faster implementation of GSP/ASP Activities Faster and more reliable exchange of soil data and information at the regional and global level. Fulfil regional knowledge gaps and promote technical and scientific cooperation supporting the Asian Soil Partnership (ASP) and Global Soil Partnership (GSP) • THAILAND • ASEAN Member States (AMS) • ASEAN Secretariat ASEAN Development Fund World Food Security and ASEAN Region

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