Asia-Pacific Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology and Bioresources

APCoAB Steering Committee for the Biennium 2020-2021

CHAIRMAN
Dr. Perter Horne
General Manager, Country Programs
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
Australia

MEMBER
Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra
Director General
Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)
India

MEMBER
Dr. Sanjay Saxena
General Manager and Head (Investment)
Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC)
India

MEMBER
Dr. Huu-Sheng Lur
Dean
College of Bioresources and Agriculture
National Taiwan University, Taipei
Taiwan

 

VICE CHAIRMAN
Dr. Vincent Lin
Director General
International Affairs Department
Council of Agriculture (COA)
Taiwan

MEMBER
Dr. Mohammad Roff Bin Mohd Noor
Director General
Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI)
Malaysia

MEMBER
Yet to be confirmed
International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)
India

MEMBER
Dr. Amit Sukal
Plant Health Scientist
Plant Genetic Resources Center of the Pacific Committee
Fiji

 

MEMBER
Dr. Ravi Khetarpal
Executive Secretary
Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI)
Thailand

MEMBER SECRETARY
Dr. Rishi Tyagi
Coordinator
Asia-Pacific Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology and Bioresources (APCoAB), APAARI
Thailand

Former Steering Committee Members (2004-2019)

CHAIRMAN: Ms. Mellissa Wood ACIAR
Australia
VICE CHAIRMAN:    Dr. Chung-Hsiu Hung COA      Taiwan
MEMBERS:   Dr. Taek-Ryoun Kwon International Technical Cooperation Centre, RDA     
Republic of Korea
  Dr. Gerry Jayawardena
SLCARP  
Sri Lanka
  Dr. Zong-Wen Zhang Regional Representative for Southeast Asia
Bioversity International - China Office     
China
  Dr. Huu-Sheng Lur
College of Bioresources and Agriculture
National Taiwan University
Taiwan
  Dr. Ravi Khetarpal
APAARI Thailand
MEMBER SECRETARY: Dr. Rishi Tyagi   
APCoAB   Thailand
CHAIRMAN: Dr. Yusuf Zafar PARC  
Pakistan
VICE CHAIRMAN:    Dr. Chung-Hsiu Hung COA      Taiwan
MEMBERS:   Ms. Mellissa Wood ACIAR Australia
  Dr. Taek-Ryoun Kwon International Technical Cooperation Centre, RDA     
Republic of Korea
  Dr. Gerry Jayawardena
SLCARP  
Sri Lanka
  Dr. Zong-Wen Zhang Regional Representative for Southeast Asia
Bioversity International - China Office     
China
  Dr. Huu-Sheng Lur
College of Bioresources and Agriculture
National Taiwan University
Taiwan
  Dr. Ravi Khetarpal
APAARI Thailand
MEMBER SECRETARY:    Dr. Rishi Tyagi   
APCoAB   Thailand
CHAIRMAN: Dr. Suwit Chaikiattiyos DOA    Thailand
VICE CHAIRMAN:    Dr. Chun-yen Chen  COA      Taiwan
MEMBERS:   Dr. Reynaldo V. Ebora  PCAARRD Philippines
  Dr. Abul Kalam Azad BARC       Bangladesh
  Dr. Kabir Uddin Ahmed  BARC    Bangladesh
  Pr. Andrew Campbell  ACIAR       Australia
  Dr. Nigel Preston  World Fish Center Malaysia
  Dr. Raghunath Ghodake   APAARI Thailand
MEMBER SECRETARY:    Dr. Vilasini Pillai (2015)    APCoAB   Thailand
  Dr. J. L. Karihaloo (2016)*      APCoAB   India

*Represented as Secretary, APCoAB Steering Committee

CHAIRMAN: Dr. Simon Hearn         ACIAR Australia
MEMBERS:   Dr. Masa Iwanaga                   JIRCAS Japan
  Dr. Su-San Chang COA Taiwan
  Dr. Kuei-son Sheu COA    Taiwan
  Dr. William D. Dar ICRISAT  India
  Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad PARC  Pakistan
  Dr. Raj Paroda APAARI  Thailand
MEMBER SECRETARY: Dr. J. L. Karihaloo APCoAB India

 

CHAIRMAN: Dr. S. Ayyappan                   ICAR India
MEMBERS:   Dr. Simon Hearn                     ACIAR Australia
  Dr. Su-San Chang COA Taiwan
  Dr. William D. Dar ICRISAT  India
  Dr. Malcolm Hazelman FAO RAP Thailand
  Mr. Raju Barwale             Mahyco India
  Dr. Raj Paroda APAARI  Thailand
MEMBER SECRETARY: Dr. J. L. Karihaloo APCoAB India

 

CHAIRMAN: Dr. Abd Shukor Abd. Rahman   APAARI & MARDI Malaysia 
MEMBERS:   Mr. Thierry Mennesson          IANC   New Caledonia
  Dr. Malcolm Hazelman FAO RAP Thailand
  Dr. Randy A. Hautea             ISAAA   Philippines
  Dr. Raj Paroda APAARI  Thailand
  Mr. Md. Harun-ur-Rashid BARC Bangladesh
  Dr. Mark Holderness   GFAR   Italy
  Dr. William D. Dar  ICRISAT India
  Mr. Raju Barwale Mahyco India
MEMBER SECRETARY: Dr. J. L. Karihaloo APCoAB India

 

CHAIRMAN: Dr. Raghunath Ghodake   APAARI  PNG
MEMBERS:   Dr. Raj Paroda         APAARI  Thailand
  Dr. Mangala Rai            ICAR India
  Dr. William D. Dar  ICRISAT India
  Dr. Adisak Sreesunpagit   DOA Thailand
  Dr. Malcolm Hazelman FAO RAP Thailand
  Mr. Raju Barwale             Mahyco India
  Dr. Abdelmajid Slama  GFAR   Italy
  Dr. Randy A. Hautea   ISAAA   Philippines  
MEMBER SECRETARY: Dr. J. L. Karihaloo APCoAB India

 

CHAIRMAN:  Prof. H.P.M. Gunasena APAARI  Sri Lanka
MEMBERS:   Dr. William D. Dar  ICRISAT India  
  Dr. Mangala Rai            ICAR India
  Dr. Somchai Channarongkul   DOA Thailand
  Dr. Ola Smith GFAR Italy
  Dr. Malcolm Hazelman FAO RAP Thailand
  Dr Eric Johnson                Monsanto Singapore
  Dr. Randy A. Hautea ISAAA   Philippines  
  Dr. Raj Paroda   APAARI  Thailand
MEMBER SECRETARY: Dr. R.K. Arora  APCoAB India

 

CHAIRMAN: Dr. Matsuo Iwamoto              JIRCAS Japan
MEMBERS:   Dr. Somchai Channarongkul   DOA Thailand
  Dr. Mangala Rai            ICAR India
  Dr. Malcolm Hazelman FAO RAP Thailand
  Dr. William D. Dar  ICRISAT India
  Dr. Ola Smith   GFAR   Italy
  Dr. Randy A. Hautea ISAAA Philippines  
  Dr. Eric Johnson Monsanto Singapore  
  Mr. Roel Ravanera                ANGOC Philippine
MEMBER SECRETARY: Dr. Raj Paroda       APAARI  Thailand