SATNET Update No. 23, September 2017

Dear Readers,

Greeting from United Nations CAPSA in Bogor, Indonesia.

We are pleased to share the September 2017 edition of SATNET Update. Through this monthly update we are sharing with you stories, activities, announcements and new publications covering broad range of topics related to sustainable agriculture policies and technologies, food security and rural development in the Asia and Pacific region.

This edition offers news from Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC), article on eco-san toilet in Bihar, the involvement of Self Employed Women's Association (SEWA) in scaling up clean energy access in Gujarat, as well as updates from SEARCA and the Philippines Department of Agriculture. The new release FRESH newsletter from the World Vegetable Center is also highlighted.

The Update also shares announcements on upcoming events and opportunities; as well as recent publications of the ADB, UNCCD, IFPRI and FAO

Check out the SATNET Asia-Pacific Portal ( for more updates and share your news, information and stories. We also invite you to follow the activities of the Network on Facebook and Twitter.


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