SATNET Update No. 26, December 2017

Dear Readers and Partners,

Greeting from United Nations CAPSA in Bogor, Indonesia! We are pleased to share the December 2017 edition of SATNET Update. Through this monthly update we are sharing with you news, 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 updates from CIMMYT, East-West Seed, Asian Farmers, FAO, and SEARCA. The Updates also shares among others announcements on the 2018 World Water Week, Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA), the 5th International Rice Congress, the World Soil Day, and other opportunities from the region.

Recent publications of FAO, OECD, ADB, as well as World Resources Institute (WRI) 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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