Asia-Pacific Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology and Bioresources
CRISPR gene-editing technology to protect bananas and other staple crops across Africa against killer pathogens............ Read more
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Safeguarding a global seed heritage from Syria to Svalbard
20 November 2020
Safeguarding a global seed heritage from Syria to Svalbard............ Read more
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GM insect-resistant Bt cotton boosted India’s crop yields? Activist study says no, but crop biotech experts say yes............ Read more
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More than 280 scientific and technical institutions support the safety of GM crops............ Read more
#CRISPR is the answer to all worries associated with low quality #yield and poor #planthealth. CropLife International Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions
Gene-editing cannot be Bracketed as GMO
23 November 2020
Gene-edited #crops cannot be grouped as GMO as they are indistinguishable from conventionally bred crops Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions
Gene-editing can make crops more Climate Resilient
22 November 2020
#GeneEditing can help develop crops that are #resource use efficient #yield better and produce #quality food without being affected by climate #uncertainties. CropLife International Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions
INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON THE PRACTICE AND BENEFITS OF CIRCULAR AGRICULTURE IN WASTE REDUCING AND RECYCLING
Date: November 5-6, 2020
Location: Food and Fertilizer Technology Center for the Asian and Pacific Region (FFTC), Taipei, Taiwan
Organizer: COA, FFTC and TLRI
Partner: APAARI and APCoAB
INTERNATIONAL HANDS-ON TRAINING ON GENOME EDITING TECHNOLOGIES
Date: October 14-25, 2019
Location: ICRISAT, Patancheru, Hyderabad, India
Organizer: ICRISAT, BioNCube, APAARI, APCoAB, GLDC
ICRISAT and APAARI under its programme on APCoAB jointly announce to organize an International Hands-on Training on Genome Editing Technologies.
INTERNATIONAL TRAINING COURSE ON IN VITRO AND CRYOPRESERVATION APPROACHES FOR CONSERVATION OF PLANT GENETIC RESOURCES
Date: November 5-19, 2019
Location: New Delhi, India
Organizer: ICAR-NBPGR, Bioversity International, APAARI, APCoAB
International Training Course on ‘In Vitro and Cryopreservation Approaches for Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources is being jointly organized by ICAR-NBPGR, Bioversity International APAARI and APCoAB. Last date of receiving applications is June 30, 2019.
REGIONAL WORKSHOP ON FISH AND MARINE GENETIC RESOURCES AND THEIR AMELIORATION
Date: July 10-12, 2019
Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Organizer: APAARI, APCoAB, COA, SLCARP, NARA, NAQDA, MEPA
A Regional Workshop on Fish and Marine Genetic Resources and their Amelioration is being organized by APAARI, APCoAB in collaboration with SLCARP, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
WORKSHOP ON INNOVATIONS IN AGRIBUSINESS FOR YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS
Date: July 1-5, 2019
Location: Taipei, Taiwan
Organizer: APO, COA, APAARI, APCoAB
A workshop on Innovations in Agribusiness for Young Entrepreneurs being organized at Taipei, Taiwan. Under program of APCoAB, 7 participants from Fiji, India, Iran, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Sri Lanka have been sponsored to attend this workshop.
WORKSHOP ON UNDERUTILIZED ANIMAL RESOURCES OF ASIA-PACIFIC AND THEIR AMELIORATION
Date: March 4-6, 2019
Location: Serdang, Selangor (Malaysia)
Organizer: APAARI, MARDI, APCoAB, COA, ACIAR
A workshop on ‘Underutilized Animal Resources of Asia-Pacific and their Amelioration’ will be organized by APAARI/APCoAB in collaboration with the Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), Malaysia.
SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM ON DRYLAND AGROBIODIVERSITY FOR ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE
Date: 13 February 2019
Location: Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
Organizer: APAARI, MARDI, APCoAB, COA, ACIAR, DVS, UPM
Co-organized by ISPGR, Bioversity International,APAARI, United Nations Environment Programme UNEP, APCoAB during the 13th Internatinal Conference on Development of Drylands (ICDD-2019)
Farming technology inventions have far exceeded expectations and left the world in complete ‘awe’ through a successful introduction and implementation of gene-editing. Beginning its journey from galvanising conventional agriculture methods, technology slowly and...
Gene Editing is a new tool which has potential applications in both agriculture and human health. Genome-editing has a revolutionary role in agriculture. It can create plants which are efficient in producing higher yields ensuring resistant to droughts, pests and...
Nature sets the base for all types of mutations. Without its intervention, we could not have realized how it works to produce a variety of foods. We owe a lot to the theory of natural selection. Mutations occur, and through that, we get useful yet desirable trait...
Regional Capacity Building Programme on Biotechnological Tools in Aquatic Genetic Resource Management and Ex Situ Conservation – Brochure
Regional Capacity Building Programme .... Read more