The project is one of the two modules under the ASEAN-German Programme on Response to Climate Change: Agriculture, Forestry and Related Sectors (GAP-CC) commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) from 2011 to 2017.

The project collaborates with ASEAN Secretariat and all Member States in the implementation of its activities. The Project Coordination Unit (PCU) is hosted by the Department of Agriculture (DoA) of the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (MoAC), Thailand.