APAARI Members

Regular Members

To date, APAARI has the following regular members from countries in South Asia, Southeast Asia, Northeast Asia and the Pacific.

  • ACIAR – Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (Australia)
  • AREEO – Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization (Iran)
  • BAR – Bureau of Agricultural Research (Philippines)
  • BARC – Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (Bangladesh)
  • CARP – Sri Lanka Council for Agricultural Research Policy (Sri Lanka)
  • COA – Council of Agriculture (Chinese Taipei)
  • CoRRB – Council of RNR Research of Bhutan (Bhutan)
  • DOA – Department of Agriculture (Thailand)
  • IAC – Institut Agronomique neo-Caledonien (New Caledonia)
  • ICAR – Indian Council of Agricultural Research (India)
  • JIRCAS - Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (Japan)
  • MOA – Ministry of Agriculture (Fiji)
  • MARD – Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (Vietnam)
  • MARDI – Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (Malaysia)
  • MCFF – Ministry of Commerce, Forests and Fisheries (Samoa)
  • NARC – Nepal Agricultural Research Council (Nepal)
  • NARI – National Agricultural Research Institute (Papua New Guinea)
  • PARC – Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (Pakistan)
  • PCAARRD – The Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (Philippines)
  • RDA – Rural Development Administration (Republic of Korea)

The following countries / territories are represented by the NARS membership in APAARI:

  • Australia
  • Bangladesh
  • Bhutan
  • Fiji
  • India
  • Iran


  • Japan
  • Malaysia
  • Nepal
  • New Caledonia
  • Pakistan
  • Papua New Guinea


  • Philippines
  • Republic of Korea
  • Sri Lanka
  • Chinese Taipei
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam
  • Western Samoa

Efforts are being made to persuade Bhutan, Cambodia, Laos, Mongolia and Myanmar to become full time members. China, Indonesia and New Zealand are also being approached to consider rejoining the APAARI.

In addition to the regular member institutions, there are 16 Associate, 8 Affiliate and 11 Reciprocal Members consists of mainly CGIAR centers and the regional organizations/associations.

Associate Members

  • AVRDC – World Vegetable Center (Chinese Taipei)
  • Bioversity International (Italy)
  • CABI – Centre for Agricultural Bioscience International (UK)
  • CIMMYT – International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (Mexico)
  • IAUA – Indian Agricultural Universities Association (India)
  • ICARDA – International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (Syria)
  • ICRISAT – International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (India)
  • IFPRI – International Food Policy Research Institute (U.S.A.)
  • ILRI – International Livestock Research Institute (Kenya)
  • IRRI – International Rice Research Institute (Philippines)
  • IWMI – International Water Management Institute (Sri Lanka)
  • PNG UniTech – Papua New Guinea University of Technology (Papua New Guinea)
  • SAC – SAARC Agriculture Centre(Bangladesh)
  • The World Fish Center (Malaysia)
  • ICRAF – World Agroforestry Centre (India)
  • SHIAT – Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture Technology & Sciences (India)

Affiliate Members

  • AAU – Anand Agricultural University (India)
  • ARIA – Agricultural Research Institute of Afghanistan (Afghanistan)
  • CAPSA-UNESCAP -  Centre for Alleviation of Poverty through Sustainable Agriculture -Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, Bogor (Indonesia)
  • CAU – Central Agricultural University, Imphal (India)
  • CSK HPKV – CSK Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya, Palampur, Himachal Pradesh (India)
  • NAU - Navsari Agricultural University (India)
  • UAS – University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore (India)
  • UPM – University Putra Malaysia (Malaysia)

Reciprocal Members

  • AARINENA – Association of Agricultural Research Institutions in the Near East and North Africa (Jordan)
  • AFA – Asian Farmers’ Association for Sustainable Rural Development (Philippines)
  • AIT – Asian Institute of Technology (Thailand)
  • APAFRI – Asia-Pacific Association of Forestry Research Institutions (Malaysia)
  • APSA – The Asia-Pacific Seed Association (Thailand)
  • BRAC – Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (Bangladesh)
  • CACAARI – Central Asia and the Caucasus Association of Agricultural Research Institution (Uzbekistan)
  • CAPSA – The Centre for Alleviation of Poverty through Sustainable Agriculture (Indonesia)
  • FARA – Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (Ghana)
  • NACA – Network of Aquaculture Centers in Asia-Pacific (Thailand)
  • SPC – Secretariat of the Pacific Community (Fiji)

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