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All the countries in RA II (Asia Region in WMO) welcome the establishment of a Web site dedicated toagricultural meteorology, because it is believed that the best way to improve and speed up the flow ofinformation is the use of the Internet and the establishment of a Web site. In providing recommendationfor the promotion and improvement of the AgroMeteorological service in RA II, a couple of keysuggestions were proposed: (a) Exchanges of data and AgroMeteorological knowledge betwen membercountries and between RAs, (b) Exchanges of experts between member countries as a necessary way toshare the knowledge, and (c) Joint research between member countries to solve comon problems inAgroMeteorological affairs. In order to meet the above requirements for RAI, an AgroMeteorologicalinformation network wil be the most critical and dynamic aspect in sustainable agriculture in this region.In addition, the establishment of a Core AgroMeteorological station, recommended by CAgM of WMO,will require its own information sharing systems for communication among member countries. Inevitableuse of information technologies (IT) such as information networks, databases, simulation models, GIS, andRS for regional impact assessment of environmental change on AgroEcosystem will be enforced. Thus, theregional Internet-based Agrometeorological information network has been in place since 1999, though allcontributions to it have been volunteered by individuals, institutes, universities, etc.