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

Vietnamese farmers optimistic about genetically modified maize

16 JULY 2018

Genetically modified maize (GMM) is a pest resistant crop. If GMM is farmed on a large scale, the amount of maize Vietnam needs to import will decrease. However, the GMM cultivated areas remain far below expectations. 

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Australian government authorizes GM wheat field trials

11 JULY 2018

The Office of the Gene Technology Regulator has issued licence DIR 162 to CSIRO, authorising the limited and controlled release (field trial) of wheat genetically modified (GM) for rust disease resistance. 

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Saving the seed: A bank that secures the future of agriculture

12 JULY 2018

The RS Paroda Genebank at ICRISAT hosts 126,830 accessions collected from 144 countries. It is one of the largest international repositories of plant genetic resources. Each accession is now being accorded a globally unique and permanent identifier or Digital Object Identifier (DOI) just as is done for published research. DOI assignment guidelines… Read more

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Indian Farmers want GM Cotton Seeds

12 JULY 2018

Indian farmers are ready to buy GM cotton seeds at all costs because GM seeds give a better productivity and profitability to cotton growing farmers.
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Public consultations scheduled for Golden Rice field trials

06 JULY 2018

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) has announced that the Philippines Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Plant Industry (DA-BPI) has given the approval for the conduct of public consultations on the proposed field trials for GR2E Golden Rice.
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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Vacancy for the position of Technical Associate – APCoAB 

Application deadline: July 31, 2018

Location: Bangkok (Thailand)

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Regional Expert Consultation on agricultural biotechnology – Scoping partnership to improve livelihoods of farmers in Asia-Pacific

Date: May 29-31, 2018

Location: Bangkok (Thailand)

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LATEST PUBLICATION

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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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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APAARI Strategic Plan 2017-2022

The Strategic Plan directs APAARI, its partners and other stakeholders to focus on four main themes and their respective outcomes and to contribute to the development of agri-food systems (AFS) in the Asia-Pacific region. These themes are: i) Mobilization, management and use of natural resources for sustainability; ii) Management of risks and un…Read more

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