SATNET Blog

10 Feb 2015

Continuing innovation in agricultural technology and its transfer to farmers is essential to ensure that food production continues to increase sustainably, Mr. Hari Priyono, Secretary General of the Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture said while inaugurating the CAPSA Policy Dialogue on the Role of Technology Transfer in Agriculture for Sustainable Development Outcomes that began today in Bogor, Indonesia. 

10 Feb 2015

Welcoming participants to the CAPSA Policy Dialogue ‘Role of Technology Transfer in Agriculture for Sustainable Development Outcomes’ that opened today in Bogor, Indonesia, CAPSA Head Dr. Katinka Weinberger noted that the landmark 2012 United Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) recognized in its outcome document, ‘The Future We want’, the role of “appropriate and affordable technologies” in revitalizing agricultural and rural development.

02 Oct 2014

On day 4 (26 September 2014) of the Interregional Visit for Smallholder Value Chain Actors on Agricultural Trade Facilitation and Market Linkages in Thailand, the participants took part in the ‘SATNET Asia Workshop on Good Practices in Agricultural Trade Facilitation in South and Southeast Asia’ organized by the Trade and Investment Division of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in collaboration with multiple partners, in Bangkok.

02 Oct 2014

On day 3 (25 September 2014) of the Interregional Visit for Smallholder Value Chain Actors on Agricultural Trade Facilitation and Market Linkages in Thailand, the participants visited the Talaad Thai Fruit and Vegetable Wholesale Market in Pathumthani province near Bangkok - one of the largest fruit and vegetable wholesale markets in Thailand. 

27 Sep 2014
On the fourth day (22 Aug 2014) of the SATNET Intraregional Visit for Smallholder Value Chain Actors, the participants first visited an organic vegetable collection centre run by a local Marketin