SATNET Update No. 24, October 2017

Dear Readers and Partners,

Greeting from United Nations CAPSA in Bogor, Indonesia!  

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

This edition offers news updates from Bhutan Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, the World Vegetable Center, Solidaridad, and the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT). The Updates also shares announcements on Postdoctoral fellowships; the new extensionist learning kit of GFRAS; ICRA short course, training workshop in Malaysia; as well as open online course on resilience for development. Recent publications of FAO, ESCAP, UNCCD, the World Bank, and the National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE) of India are highlighted in this edition. 

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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