CSAM Head Moderated the Expert Group Meeting Session


On the afternoon of 22 September 2020, ESCAP-CSAM Head, Dr. Yutong Li moderated the virtual Expert Group Meeting "Sustainable Economic Transformation for SDG Attainment in North and Central Asia" hosted by ESCAP Subregional Office for North and Central Asia (SONCA).

The Meeting examined the linkages and trade-offs between the drivers of agricultural transformation and the selected indicators of SDGs, and proposed policy recommendations for inclusive and sustainable development in the agricultural sector in North and Central Asia. SONCA has prepared working papers in 2020 taking into account both long-term development goals and COVID-19 related perspectives on sustainable agricultural transformation. The Expert Group reviewed the working papers and held discussions in 3 separate thematic sessions with regard to SDG Drivers Framework for North and Central Asia, Sustainable Agriculture Transformation in North and Central Asia and Realizing Digital Potential in North and Central Asia.