Subsequently, the protocol amending Schedule 2 of the APTERR agreement was successfully signed by AMAF-3 at the 18th Amaf-3 session in Hanoi, Vietnam, on 12 October 2018. As a result, the second phase of the financial contribution, as reflected in Schedule 2 of the DEEE agreement, began in 2018. The sessions also agreed that the AptERR main agreement does not need the amendment; However, the financial settlement in Appendix 2 of the DEEERR agreement needs to be amended. As a result, the draft protocol amending Schedule 2 of the CEEA ACCORD was developed by the ASEAN secretariat and reviewed by SOM-AMAF-3. On 28 October 2012, the 12th AMAF-3 meeting in Vientiane, Lao PDR had a consensus to host the APTERR secretariat in Thailand. Thailand`s Ministry of Agriculture and Co-operatives (MOAC) has instructed the Office of Agricultural Economics (OOAE) to make the offices available to the APTER secretariat, while ensuring coordination between the host country and the secretariat of the ENTREPRISERR. On 6 August 2016, the National Legislation Assembly of Thailand passed the LAW on the protection of operations of the APTER secretariat. The application of the law would ensure the protection of the activities of the APTERR secretariat in accordance with Thai national law. In order to achieve their common objective, the parties to the agreement decided to build up the ERSRS stockpiles, consisting of affected emergency reserves and stored emergency reserves, provided by each Member State to assist victims in times of adversity. Rice reserves under DISPOSITIFRR must be adapted to human consumption on the basis of international food safety standards.
As the planned reserve has been increased to 787,000 tonnes, EAERR`s activities have been carried out by its secretariat under the authority of the EAERR Project Management Committees, which represent a representative from each member country. The secretariat was organized by the Thai government. In the initial phase of the project, the same Thai government made an in-kind contribution to the project during the office and staff mandate. The project received financial support from the Japanese government. As part of the pilot project, more than 10,000 tonnes of rice have been implemented in the ASEAN region under Level 1 and Level 3. 2009 Statement by Cha-Am Hua Hin on ASEAN Plus Three Cooperation on Food Security and Bio-Energy Development 1.