ASEAN Secretariat. 2005. ISBN: 979-3496-15-0. The ASEAN Peatland Management Initiative (APMI) was adopted by ASEAN in 2003 to promote sustainable management of peatlands in the ASEAN region through collective actions and enhanced cooperation as well as to reduce risk of fire and associated regional haze and contribute to global environmental management. The APMI provides the mechanism and framework for cooperation, contains objectives and principles, and includes a broad range of activities related to capacity building, fire prevention, national-level activities, regional cooperation and initial work plan for 2003-2005.