United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

Seventeenth UN/IAF Workshop on Space Technology for Sustainable Development: Towards Food Security
Hyderabad, India, 21 to 23 September 2007

Held  in conjunction with the 58th International Astronautical Congress

Co-sponsored by European Space Agency (ESA)

The Workshop will address and discuss how space technology can contribute to sustainable development programmes in developing countries, with the following primary objectives:

  • To increase awareness among decision makers and academic community about the use of space technology applications for sustainable development programmes supporting food security in developing countries;
  • To examine low-cost space-related technologies and information resources available for addressing food security needs in developing countries; 
  • To strengthen capacity building in the area of food security and space technology;
  • To strengthen international and regional cooperation in the subjects.

  

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