The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) participated in the “Agricultural Demand Side Management: Adopting Technologies to Boost Efficiencies” workshop, which took place on the 13th of June in India, New Delhi.
Agriculture is one of the most important sectors of India's economy. The workshop presented opportunities, issues and challenges for energy efficiency in the agricultural sector in India. CTCN Advisory Board member Mr Karsten Krause, DG CLIMA, introduced support for energy efficiency and innovative financing in the European Union, and CTCN Network and Capacity Building Manager Mr Rajiv Garg presented CTCN technology transfer opportunities in the Indian agriculture sector. The participants also discussed India’s climate technology needs, innovation co-operation and best practices in technology transfer in agricultural sector.