Agricultural Technical Cooperation Working Group : ATCWG
< Japan's contribution >

The technical cooperation and interchange across various fields has been conducted within Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) framework. In particular, the technical cooperation in agricultural field has been conducted by the Agricultural Technical Cooperation Working Group (ATCWG). This group prioritizes its activities on seven areas and Japan is concerned with three of them as co-shepherd. 
This website shows the Japan's contribution to the APEC ATCWG which is mainly conducted by Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) of Japan.

<Japan's Contribution>

Sub-Group C: 

"Production, Processing, Marketing, Distribution and Consumption of Agricultural Products" [Co-Shepherd: United States and Japan]

Sub-Group F:

 "Agricultural Technology Transfer and Training" [Co-Shepherd: Indonesia and Japan]

Sub-Group G: 

"Sustainable Agriculture and Related Environmental Issues" 

[Co-Shepherd: Japan, People's Republic of China, Philippines and Chinese Taipei]

<Reference: Other Sub-Group of ATCWG> 

Sub-Group A:

 "Conservation and Utilization of Plant and Animal Genetic Resources" [Co-Shepherd: Chinese Taipei and Mexico]

Sub-Group B: 

"Research, Development and Extension of Agricultural Biotechnology" [Shepherd: Korea]

Sub-Group D: 

Plant and Animal Quarantine and Pest Management [Co-Shepherd: United States and Australia]

Sub-Group E: 

"Cooperative Development of Agricultural Finance System" [Co-Shepherd: Chinese Taipei, Korea and Thailand]

JAICAF : Japan Association for International Collaboration of Agriculture and Forestry
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