Headline News Archive July 2017

  • ESCAP’s Centre for Alleviation of Poverty through Sustainable Agriculture (CAPSA-UNESCAP), in collaboration with the Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), organized the Regional Training Workshop on Transfer of Agricultural Technology with Specific Focus on "Application of ICT for Resilient Agriculture” from 18 to 20 July 2017.


  • Asia and the Pacific will need to step up its overall development reform effort to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, according to a new report launched by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), at the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), in New York. The report presents the SDG baseline for the Asia and the Pacific both at the regional and sub-regional levels for selected targets of each SDG.