Asia-Pacific Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology and Bioresources

Activities (January – December 2020)

Expert Consultations/Meetings/Conferences

  • International Symposium on the Practice and Benefits of Circular Agriculture in Waste Reducing and Recycling, organized jointly by the Food and Fertilizer Technology Center for the Asian and Pacific Region (FFTC) and the Taiwan Livestock Research Institute (TLRI), Council of Agriculture (COA) on November 5-6, 2020, Taipei (Taiwan)
  • Regional Expert Consultation on Agriculturally Important Microorganisms, co-organized by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and ICAR-National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Microorganisms (ICAR-NBAIM) on October 28, 2020 (Virtual)
  • APCoAB Steering Committee Meeting on July 7, 2020 (Virtual)

Trainings/Workshops

  • Regional Capacity Building Programme on Biotechnological Tools in Aquatic Genetic Resource Management and Ex Situ Conservation, organized jointly by ICAR, at ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (NBFGR) on December 7-18, 2020 (India)

Website/Database Management

  • Adding Blog and Infographic section of APCoAB website
  • Updating of databases

Publications/Reporting

  • e-Material for Demonstration for Aquatic Genetic Resource Management
  • Brochure of Regional Capacity Building Programme on Biotechnological Tools in Aquatic Genetic Resource Management and Ex Situ Conservation
  • Proceedings and recommendations of Underutilized Fish and Marine Genetic Resources and their Amelioration
  • Status paper/Success stories
    • Regional Workshop on Underutilized Fish and Marine Genetic Resources and their Amelioration
    • Banana Tissue Culture Success Story in India
  • APAARI-APCoAB progress report of 2020 to COA
  • APCoAB  revised brochure with updated information