Asia-Pacific Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology and Bioresources

APCoAB

APCoAB, a programme of Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI), is an apolitical forum with a goal to enhance the benefits of biotechnologies and bioresources for sustainable agricultural development in the Asia-Pacific region, through greater stakeholder partnerships, improved policy environment, enhanced capacity building and greater public awareness.

APCoAB

APCoAB, a programme of Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI), is an apolitical forum with a goal to enhance the benefits of biotechnologies and bioresources for sustainable agricultural development in the Asia-Pacific region, through greater stakeholder partnerships, improved policy environment, enhanced capacity building and greater public awareness.

APCoAB

APCoAB, a programme of Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI), is an apolitical forum with a goal to enhance the benefits of biotechnologies and bioresources for sustainable agricultural development in the Asia-Pacific region, through greater stakeholder partnerships, improved policy environment, enhanced capacity building and greater public awareness.

APCoAB

APCoAB, a programme of Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI), is an apolitical forum with a goal to enhance the benefits of biotechnologies and bioresources for sustainable agricultural development in the Asia-Pacific region, through greater stakeholder partnerships, improved policy environment, enhanced capacity building and greater public awareness.

APCoAB

APCoAB, a programme of Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI), is an apolitical forum with a goal to enhance the benefits of biotechnologies and bioresources for sustainable agricultural development in the Asia-Pacific region, through greater stakeholder partnerships, improved policy environment, enhanced capacity building and greater public awareness.

APCoAB

APCoAB, a programme of Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI), is an apolitical forum with a goal to enhance the benefits of biotechnologies and bioresources for sustainable agricultural development in the Asia-Pacific region, through greater stakeholder partnerships, improved policy environment, enhanced capacity building and greater public awareness.

APCoAB

APCoAB, a programme of Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI), is an apolitical forum with a goal to enhance the benefits of biotechnologies and bioresources for sustainable agricultural development in the Asia-Pacific region, through greater stakeholder partnerships, improved policy environment, enhanced capacity building and greater public awareness.

CURRENT NEWS

 

Field trials of GM canola are permitted in Australia

6 SEP 2018

Australia’s Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR) has permitted field trails of GM canaola for altered oil content and herbicide tolerance for 5 years to gather the data for agronomic performance, oil profile and content, nutritional assessment, compositional analysis, molecular analysis, and genetic stability…. Read more

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Japan government panel has decided not to regulate some genome editing procedures.

21 AUG 2018

The Members of Ministry of Environment (MoE), Government of Japan, agreed in a Technical Committee meeting that as long as a product of gene editing technology does not contain nucleic acids from a foreign source, it should not be regulated under the existing genetic engineering regulations in Japan. The MoE is of the… Read more

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Crop wild relative week

22-29 SEP 2018

Crop Science Society of America celebrates ‘Crop Wild Relative (CWR) week’ during September 22-29, 2018. Learn more through web blogs, videos and other stories about CWR and its use in crop improvement programs.

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South Asia Biosafety Program – August newsletter

AUGUST 2018

Relevant news about biosafety regulation and policy developments in India and Bangladesh, as well as updates about the capacity building activities through the South Asia Biosafety Program are highlighted in this newsletter.

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Philippines farmer leaders support the application of biotechnology in agriculture

19 AUGUST 2018

Twenty-eight farmer-leaders from six regions in Mindanao, including the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, added their signatures to more than 200 other previous signatories in the “Declaration of Support for the Application of Biotechnology in Agriculture.”

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Shifting the limits in wheat research and breeding using a fully annotated reference genome

17 AUGUST 2018

The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium gives hope to wheat farmers as they publish the fully annotated reference wheat genome, opening new vistas in research and breeding of wheat which is one of the major staple food crops in the world. Read more

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

International seminar on conservation and prospecting of bioresources in Asia-Pacific region 

Date: December 18-20, 2018

Location: Taipei (Taiwan)

Organizer: APAARI/APCoAB, COA

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Workshop on underutilized animal resources of Asia-Pacific and their amelioration

Date: December 10-12, 2018

Location: Serdang, Selangor (Malaysia)

Organizer: APAARI/APCoAB, MARDI

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LATEST PUBLICATION

APCoAB Brochure (2018)

This publication provides a brief account of the mission, objectives, strategy and activities of Asia-pacific Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology. Read more

PREVIOUS PUBLICATIONS

Regional Expert Consultation on Underutilized Crops for Food and Nutritional Security in Asia and the Pacific – Thematic, Strategic Papers and Country Status Reports

This publication presents the Thematic, Strategic Papers and Country Status Report of the Regional Expert Consultation on Underutilized Crops for Food and Nutritional Security in Asia and the Pacific that happened in Bangkok during November 13-15 2017. Read more

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Regional Expert Consultation on Underutilized Crops for Food and Nutritional Security in Asia and the Pacific

This publication details the proceedings of the Regional Expert Consultation on Underutilized Crops for Food and Nutritional Security in Asia and the Pacific that happened in Bangkok during November 13-15 2017. 

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PREVIOUS PUBLICATIONS

APAARI Newsletter, Vol. 26(2), December 2017

Half-yearly newsletter of the Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI) for the second half of 2017.

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APAARI Executive Committee Meeting, November 2017

This publication details the proceedings of APAARI’s second Executive Committee Meeting for the year 2017, that was held on 12 November 2017 at Rama  Gardens Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.

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