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The move towards democratic governance has opened up new opportunities for Myanmar. Among them is an increasing role of non-government stakeholders, to contribute substantially to the country’s socio-economic development. In the agricultural sector, which is lagging behind its peers in many other countries of the Asia-Pacific region, it is now more important than ever for the public sector to join hands with non-government stakeholders to address critical gaps.

CAPSA and the Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific (SIAP) of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) organized a Policy Analysis Workshop: ‘Transition towards Sustainable Agriculture in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – Strategic Implementation, Follow Up and Review’, from 15 - 17 November 2016 in Bogor, Indonesia.