CEAPRED participated in the SATNET Network Meeting and Policy Dialogue

Executive Director, Mr. Bharat Prasad Upadhyay, represented CEAPRED in the SATNET Network Meeting held on 9 February 2015 and Policy Dialogue from 10-11 February 2015 held in Bogor, Indonesia.  The meetings were organized by the Centre for Alleviation of Poverty through Sustainable Agriculture (CAPSA) of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP under the SATNET Asia Project.

The objective of the Network meeting was to bring together representatives from all organizations in the Network to discuss on achievements of SATNET Asia, lessons learned and suggestions for sustainability and future directions.  Whereas,  a Policy Dialogue on the Role of Technology Transfer for Sustainable Development Outcomes was organized to bring together mid- to high-level officials from the greater Asia and Pacific region and discuss on the importance of technology transfer within the overall post-2015 Sustainable Development agenda. Emphasis was placed on showcasing the efforts of SATNET Asia participants to promote innovation and technology transfer in agriculture.