Asia-Pacific Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology and Bioresources
Genebanks and Food Security in a Changing Agriculture ISSN: 1876-4517 (Print) 1876-4525 (Online)............ Read more
Photo credit: CGIAR Genebank Platform (2019)
“Genetically engineered, blight-resistant potato could help East Africa beat hunger and move towards food self-sufficiency.”, Tadessa Daba............ Read more
Credit: Tadessa Daba
Biotech crops provide a better environment
19 February 2021
“#Biotechcrops provide a better environment. Crop Biotechnology helped decrease the use of crop protection products by 776 million kgs, a global reduction of 8.6% in 1996-2018. Visit ISAAA Brief 55 page for more details: https://bit.ly/ISAAABrief55.”, ISAAA............ Read more
“#Biotechcrops help conserve #biodiversity. Since 1996, productivity gained through biotech crops saved 231 million hectares of land from plowing and cultivation. Visit ISAAA Brief 55 page for more details: https://bit.ly/ISAAABrief55.”, ISAAA............ Read more
#Netherlands has acknowledged the potential of genome editing. CropLife International Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions
The precision technique in CRISPR allows researchers to trust its potential beyond #agriculture and #biomedicine. CropLife International Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions
CRISPR Technology Used to Enable Fast Detection of COVID
31 December 2020
#CRISPR/Cas-assisted assays bring #newhope for combating #COVID-19 pandemic by #assisting #rapid #SARS-CoV-2 #detection. CropLife International Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions
#Scientists and #researchers all over the world have big faith in #geneediting technology to bring sustainable changes in #agriculture. CropLife International Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions
#EU easing its stance on #GMO #regulation to accommodate fast processing of coronavirus vaccine will set a new milestone for #gene-edited #crops. 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)
New breeding techniques (NBT), precisely gene-editing tools like CRISPR-Cas9 allow scientists to develop more nutritious, climate-resilient and crops for sustainable farming systems without introducing any foreign DNA from other plant species. However, the anti-GMO...
The major worry for the agriculture biologists around the world is about running out of food stock while feeding the ever-growing population, which is estimated to rise to 9.7 billion globally by 2050. The efficient use of innovative technologies like gene editing...
Gene editing is the new advanced tool for crop improvement that may contribute significantly to sustainable food production. It can do so making crops efficient in the use of soil and water resources and developing pest and disease-resistant crops to bring down...
Regional Capacity Building Programme on Biotechnological Tools in Aquatic Genetic Resource Management and Ex Situ Conservation – Brochure
Regional Capacity Building Programme .... Read more