Executive Committee (EC) of the Association is composed of three officers, namely, Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Executive Secretary, and members. The Chairman, Vice-Chairman and EC members are elected by the General Assembly from among the member institutions at the biennial meeting. They hold office until the next biennial session and are not eligible for immediate re-election to the same office for more than two terms. A single country is not allowed to have more than one representative on the Executive Committee. The Executive Secretary is appointed among ex officio members of the Executive Committee.

The General Assembly Meeting of APAARI held at Taichung on 1 November 2016 agreed for the following Executive Committee for the biennium 2017–2018

Dr. Yusuf Zafar
Pakistan Agricultural Research
Council (PARC), Pakistan

Chairman

Dr. Sergie Bang
National Agricultural Research
Institute (NARI), Papua New Guinea

Vice Chairman

MEMBERS

Dr. Suwit  Chaikiattiyos
Dept. of Agriculture (DoA)
Thailand

Mr. Vincent Lin
Council of Agriculture (CoA)
Taiwan

Dr. Baidya Nath Mahto
Nepal Agricultural Research
Council (NARC), 
Nepal

Ms. Kinlay Tshering
Dept. of Agriculture (DoA), Bhutan

Dr. Barbara Wells
International Potato Center (CIP), Peru

Dr. Marco Wopereis
World Vegetable Center (AVRDC)
Taiwan

Dr. K.M. Bujarbaruah
Indian Agricultural Universities
Association (IAUA), India

Dr. Mark Holderness
Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR), Italy

Dr. Ravi Khetarpal
Executive Secretary, APAARI

** Dr. Bhag Mal, Interim Executive Secretary (January – July 2017) organized the Executive Committee held last 14 July 2017

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Members to be decided by Executive Committee:

* Farmers Association
* Non-Governmental Organizations
* Private Sector

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