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Asia-Pacific Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology and Bioresources

Activities (January – December 2021)

Expert Consultations/Meetings/Symposiums

  • Webinar Series on “Application of Gene Editing in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in Asia Pacific Region”, organized in collaboration with Korea Biosafety Clearing House (KBCH), Republic of Korea and Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL), India on July 21, August 4 and 18, 2021 (Virtual)
  • Regional Expert Consultation on Agroforestry for Environmental Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods of Farmers in Asia-Pacific (AFERSuLiF-AP), organized jointly with APAARI, Thailand; Center for International Forestry Research and World Agroforestry (CIFOR-ICRAF); Council of Agriculture (COA), Taiwan on October 13-14, 2021 (Virtual)
  • International Symposium on Innovation and Application of Animal Vaccines and Health-Promotion Feed Additives for Antibiotic-Free Era in Livestock Industry,co-organized in partnership with Taiwan Livestock Research Institute (TLRI), Council of Agriculture (COA), and Food and Fertilizer Centre (FFTC) for the Asia-Pacific Region, Taiwan on November 11-12, 2021 (Virtual)


  • Regional Workshop on Investment in Modern Agricultural Biotechnology and its Socio-economic Impact on Livelihoods of Farmers in Asia-Pacific, organized in collaboration with the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD), Philippines; Council of Agriculture (COA), Taiwan; CropLife Asia (CLA), Singapore; Federation of Seed Industry of India (FSII), India on August 2-3, 2021 (Virtual)
  • Regional Capacity Building Programme on Application of Modern Biotechnological Tools for Management of Aquatic Genetic Resources, organized jointly by ICAR, at ICAR-National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources (NBFGR) on December 16-23, 2021, January 4-12 and 13-21, 2022 (Virtual)

Website/Database Management

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


  • Proceeding of XXI APCoAB Steering Committee Meeting July 2020 Final
  • Status paper/Success stories
    • Sheep and Goats in Fiji and Papua New Guinea
    • Induced Systemic Resistance – A New Hope for Malaysian Papaya Industry
    • Tissue Culture-Raised Apple Rootstock in India
  • Proceedings of Webinar Series on “Application of Gene Editing in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in Asia Pacific Region”
  • Policy Paper on Scaling up the Adoption of GM Maize in Emerging Economies: Economic and Policy Lessons from The Philippines
  • APAARI-APCoAB progress report of 2021 to COA