South Asia Civil Society Forum on “Responding to Food Insecurity in South Asia”, Kathmandu, Nepal
23-24 October, 2008
Executive Director Chaired the Session on “SAARC Initiatives for Food Security” at the South Asia Civil Society Forum on “Responding to Food Insecurity in South Asia” organized by SAWTEE, CUTS, and OXFAM, Park Village Hotel, Kathmandu, Nepal, 23-24 October, 2008.
The Forum was organized to prepare a “Statement on Food Security” before the SAARC Ministerial Conference on Food Security in early November 2008 in New Delhi. Dr. Sudarshan Matheme, Agriculture Specialist, Nepal, and Dr. Pratap Sheshtra, Executive Director, Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development (LI-BIRD), Nepal were the resource persons in the Session.