In addition to the national partners, APAARI’s collaboration with regional and international organizations is also critical to the realization of the APAARI Vision 2030 and ultimately its collective contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Firstly, APAARI partners with international agricultural research organizations, including the centres of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) that are part of the global research partnership for a food-secure future, as well as those under the Association of International Research and Development Centers for Agriculture (AIRCA). APAARI is particularly helping these centres facilitate linkages with national agricultural research organizations (NAROs) and national agricultural research institutes (NARIs) in member countries to promote collaboration and faster adoption of agricultural innovations. Secondly, APAARI partners with other regional and sub-regional fora that provide opportunities to highlight the key national issues that APAARI members are facing and ensure their visibility through sharing of good practices, innovations and development models. The following organizations are currently regional members and partners of APAARI:

Agricultural research:

  • Bioversity International (BI)
  • Centre for Agricultural Bioscience International (CABI)
  • Centre for Alleviation of Poverty through Sustainable Agriculture (CAPSA) of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)
  • Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • Crops for the Future (CFF)
  • International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
  • International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA)
  • International Centre for integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
  • International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)
  • International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
  • International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
  • International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT)
  • International Potato Center (CIP)
  • International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)
  • International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
  • SAARC Agriculture Centre (SAC)
  • World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF)
  • World Vegetable Center (AVRDC)
  • WorldFish (WorldFish)

Sub-regional and regional fora:

  • Asian Farmers’ Association for Sustainable Rural Development (AFA
  • Association of Agricultural Research Institutions in the Near East and North Africa (AARINENA
  • Asia-Pacific Association of Forestry Research Institutions (APAFRI
  • Asia-Pacific Seed Association (APSA
  • Central Asia and the Caucasus Association of Agricultural Research Institution (CACAARI)
  • Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA)
  • Network of Aquaculture Centers in Asia-Pacific (NACA)
  • Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC)