IAASTD

Int. Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technol. for Development

Completed

www.agassessment.org/
Type of Structure: committee / commission
Regional Scope: global
Parent Organisations: FAO, GEF, UNDP, UNEP, UNESCO, World Bank, WHO
Child Organisations:
No more in operation: IAASTD-2008
Duration : 2005 to 2007 COMPLETED
Contact Address: no office contact defined


General information and objectives

  • Undertake global and sub-global assessments of the role of knowledge, science and technology (KST) as it pertains to agriculture in reducing hunger and poverty, improving rural livelihoods, and health, increasing incomes and facilitating equitable, environmentally, socially and economically sustainable development;
  • provide robust information for decision makers on how to ensure that policies, practices and institutional arrangements enable KST to contribute to reducing hunger and poverty, improving rural livelihoods and health, increasing incomes, and facilitating equitable, environmentally, socially and economically sustainable development; and
  • bring together the range of stakeholders (consumers, governments, NGOs, private sector, producers, scientific community, international agencies) involved in the agricultural sector and rural development to share views, gain common understanding and vision for the future.


For further details, link to the IAASTD Home Page

Last update: 11/24/14
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2020)

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