The Asian Food Safety and Security Association (AFSA) is a voluntary, non-profit, charitable organization established in 2010. The 5 th annual general meeting of Bangladesh-Japan Association for Science and Technology (BJAST) at Dhaka in 2010 decided to establish the Asian Food Safety and Security Association (AFSA). The first annual meeting of AFSA was held at Osaka Prefecture University, Japan, in September 15-17, 2012. The 2nd annual meeting of AFSA was held in Bien Hoa City (Near Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam, in August 15-17, 2014. The 3rd annual meeting of AFSA was held in Bhubaneswar, India, on 15-17 September, 2016; The 4 th AFSA conferences was held at Siem Reap, Cambodia on 13-15 August 2018; The 5 th conference was decided to be held at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand on 16-18 September, 2020.
The main objective of AFSA is as follows: