2 ASEAN Member Countries are: Brunei Darussalam Cambodia Indonesia Laos Malaysia Myanmar Philippines Singapore Thailand Viet Nam
3 Area and population Country Land Population (million) 2006 (1000 Km2) Brunei Darussalam5.80.383Cambodia18114.2Indonesia1,891222Lao PDR2375.75Malaysia33026.6Myanmar67757.2Philippines30087.1Singapore0.74.48Thailand51362.8Vietnam32984.2
4 Economic Performance Country GDP per capita (in USD) 2006 GDP total (in billion USD) 2006Brunei Darussalam30,15911.55Cambodia5127.26Indonesia1,640364Lao PDR6133.52Malaysia5,890156.9Myanmar20811.95Philippines1,356118.1Singapore29,500132.3Thailand3,289207Vietnam72461
5 ASEAN Aims & PurposesAccelerate economic growth, social progress and cultural developmentPromote regional peace and stability
6 ASEAN Community ASEAN Security Community ASEAN Economic Community ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community
7 Establishment of the ASEAN Foundation Established by the ASEAN Leaders on December 1997 during the ASEAN 30th Commemorative Summit in Malaysia.The MOU was signed by the ASEAN Foreign Ministers.The MOU was revised in July 2000 and ratified by all ten member countries in July 2007.
8 Objectives of the ASEAN Foundation Promote greater awareness of ASEAN, and greater interaction among the peoples of ASEAN as well as their wider participation in ASEAN's activities inter alia through human resources development that will enable them to realize their full potential and capacity to contribute to progress of ASEAN Member States as productive and responsible members of society.Endeavour to contribute to the evolution of a development cooperation strategy that promotes mutual assistance, equitable economic development, and the alleviation of poverty.
9 Activities of ASEAN Foundation organize and support activities to promote education, training, health and cultural life;provide assistance to uplift the social condition of the peoples in the ASEAN Member States;provide fellowships to and support exchanges of ASEAN youths and students;
10 Activities of ASEAN Foundation promote collaborative work among academics, professionals and scientists;implement projects assigned by ASEAN Leaders or Ministers;collaborate with the relevant ASEAN bodies;organize its own projects and actively raise funds for the Foundation's activities.
11 Who can avail of ASEAN Foundation Funding Academic, cultural, economic, social and other relevant government institutions and bona fide non-governmental organizations of ASEAN member countries shall be eligible for assistance from the Foundation in conformity with its stated objectives.(Article VI: Revised MOU on the Establishment of the AF)
12 AF Projects (March 2008) Field Social Development 94 14,336,844 Number of projectsAmountUSD (million)Social Development9414,336,844Science & Technology121,357,519Environment5678,265Culture & Information101,210,467Total12117,583,095
13 Completed Projects Social Development 72 8,622,974 FieldNumber of projectsAmount(USD Million)Social Development728,622,974Science & Technology8998,735Environment4577,793Culture & Information71,146,229Total9111,345,731
14 On-going Projects Area Social Development 22 5,713,870 Number of projectsAmountUSD (million)Social Development225,713,870Science & Technology4358,784Environment1100,472Culture & Information364,238Total306,237,364
15 Agriculture-based countries Cambodia 33.1%Lao PDR 50.2%Myanmar 42.9%
16 Transforming Countries Indonesia 15%Malaysia 7.7%Philippines 19.1%Thailand 9.3%Vietnam 20.2%
18 Completed Agriculture and Related Projects Project TitleProject Fund(USD)Regional Workshop on Drying Technology219,103.15Training Course on Diversified Farming Using Participatory Approach for Food Security in ASEAN30,496.38Asian's Farmers Exchange Learning , Network-building and Solidarity Program250,232.92Regional Volunteer Experts for Agricultural Modernization68,209.16Training Course for the Promotion of ASEAN National Agricultural Research System82,750.10ASEAN-SEAFDEC Conference on Sustainable Fisheries in the New Millennium: Food Security - Fish for the People418,275.00Training Project for Lecturer and Farmers from ASEAN Countries in the Area of Rural Development61,255.49The Promotion of Sustainable Fisheries through South-South Cooperation in the ASEAN Region175,189.62Training in Integrated Quality System Development For Agri-Food Processing Industries of ASEAN SMEs94,284.14
19 Continue Project Title Project Fund (USD) Capacity Building for the Improvement of Fisheries Statistical System in the ASEAN Region200,000.00ASEAN ToT on Safety and Risk Assessment on Agricultural-related GMOs83,554.99ToT on Community Leadership and Entrepreneurship for Young Agri-Graduates92,219.90ToT on Community Leadership and Entrepreneurship for Young Agro-Graduates29,703.51Participation of ASEAN Scientists in the 8th ASEAN Food Conference: Cooperation and Integration for Development49,569.62Intensive Education and Training on Sustainable Farming Technique and Management168,311.782nd and 3rd Training in Integrated Quality System Development for Agri-Food Processing Industries of ASEAN SMEs114,704.33Training on Community Leadership and Entrepreneurship for Small and Medium Agricultural Businesses in the GMS29,307.46HRD for Sustainable Development of Fisheries in BIMP-EAGA Region241,201.00TOTAL2,408,368.55
20 On-going Agriculture and Related Projects Project TitleProject Fund(USD)Promotion of One Village, One Fisheries Products (FOVOP) System to Improve the Livelihood241,246.00Human Resources Development on Poverty Alleviation and Food Security by Fisheries Intervention in the ASEAN Region463,837.00Strengthening Capacity of Small Holder ASEAN Aquaculture Farmers for Competitive and Sustainable Aquaculture192,706.00Linking Small Farmers to Market439,725.00Capacity Building on Supply Chain Management for Agribusiness SMEs in the Mekong Region54,809.00Total1,392,323.00
21 Instruments in Agriculture for Development Increasing access to assetsMaking smallholder farming more productive and sustainableMoving beyond farming
22 Areas of training projects Drying technology for agricultural productsDiversified farming using participatory approachNational agricultural research systemRural developmentIntegrated quality system for agri-food processing industriesImprovement of fisheries statistical systemSafety and risk assessment on GMOsCommunity leadership and entrepreneurshipSustainable farming technique and managementSustainable development of fisheriesPoverty alleviation and food securityCompetitive and sustainable aquacultureSupply chain management for small agri-business
23 Training on Diversified Farming Using the Participatory Approach Train farmers to identify and analyze problems with other farmers and share opinions to facilitate transfer of appropriate technologies.
24 Training of Trainers on Community Leadership and Entrepreneurship Train young agricultural workers to lead their communities, develop new livelihood opportunities, and strengthen ability for social networking and knowledge sharing.
25 Training on Sustainable Farming Technique and Management Provide technical competency at all stages of farming, from planning to construction of infrastructure to processing of products, and management skills to operate a productive farm and profitable business.
26 Making smallholder farming more productive and sustainable Asian Farmers’ Exchange ProgramLinking Small Farmers to the Market
27 Asian Farmers’ Exchange Program Share experiences on local productivity systems development, rural enterprise development, and farmers’ network buildingEstablish linkages between and among farmers’ organizations and cooperativesEstablished the Asian Farmers Association now representing 10 million farmers.
28 Linking Small Farmers to the Market Installed database and information systemEnhanced knowledge and skills of farmer leadersStrengthened and established market intermediation mechanismsEstablished partnership among market playersEnhanced mechanism for dialogue
29 Moving beyond farmingPromotion of One Village, One Fisheries Products System to Improve LivelihoodStrengthening Capacity of Small Holder ASEAN Aquaculture Farmers for Competitive and Sustainable Aquaculture
30 Promotion of One Village, One Fisheries Products System to Improve Livelihood Build capacity of women to develop small-scale livelihood through FOVOPIdentify regional mechanisms to support FOVOPFacilitate exchange of relevant experiences to be adapted to local situation.
31 Strengthening Capacity of Small Holder ASEAN Aquaculture Farmers for Competitive and Sustainable AgricultureProvide training materials to help small-holder farmers organize and promote market access and competitivenessBuild capacity of supporting institutions and create a pool of capable trainers to assist small farmersStrengthen capacity of farmers to organize, operate self-help groups and foster entrepreneurship.