SATNET Blog

28 Nov 2016

Climate change have impact on various agriculture production. Mr. Thawatchai Dechachete from Thailand Office of Agricultural Economics (OAE) gave presentation on the impact of climate Change on the Agriculture sector in Thailand during Policy Analysis Workshop, held on 15-17 November 2016 in Bogor, Indonesia. 

23 Nov 2016

Different roles of agriculture came from multi-functionality of the agriculture itself. Dr. Akira Nagata, Senior Policy Officer of United Nations University explained multifunctional roles of agriculture, on the first day of Policy Analysis Workshop on the Transition towards Sustainable Agriculture, held in Bogor, Indonesia from 15-17 November 2016.

15 Nov 2016

“People tend to approach SDGs similarly to MDGs, working in silos” stated Prof. Armida Alisjahbana, the Director of Pajajaran University SDG Center, in her presentation during the Policy Analysis Workshop on Transition towards Sustainable Agriculture in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

15 Nov 2016

Opened by Mr. Stefanus Fotiou, Director Environment and Development Division of ESCAP through the video message, the first day of Policy Analysis Workshop discussed more on the background of Sustainable Development, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the relationship between Sustainable Development Goals and Sustainable Agriculture. In the context of Asia and the Pacific region, Mr. Fotiou highlighted the importance of regional collaboration, linking policy to global discussions and holistic and integration approach for SDGs implementation.