Asia-Pacific Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology and Bioresources
The Economics of Biodiversity: The Dasgupta Review
09 April 2021
“How to transform our food systems, so that we are all better fed while conserving biodiversity for future generations. Read Review: https://bit.ly/2OdMk7F.”, commented by Dr. Rishi, Coordinator of APAARI“...... Read more
News Source | Photo Source: Dasgupta, P. (2021), The Economics of Biodiversity: The Dasgupta Review. (London: HM Treasury) | ©Will Jenkins
News Source | Photo Source: ISAAA
“Ethiopia Is key player for GM crops in Africa, enabling policies play key role in adoption of technology.”, commented by Dr. Rishi, Coordinator of APAARI @aatfafrica @agbiotech @Agbio_GE @ICGEB @GMOinfoEU @GMOAnswers...... Read more
News Source | Photo Source: Tesfaye (Shiferaw) Sida (International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), Sustainable Intensification Program (SIP), CIMMYT-Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)
More Transparency Recommended for Gene-Edited Crops
02 April 2021
More Transparency Recommended for Gene-Edited Crops...... Read more
News Source | Photo Source: The Global Plant Council (GPC)
“Fish is one of the most internationally traded foods, with a total export value of $165 billion in 2018, up from $36 billion in 1990. Read the latest The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2020 Interactive story here: https://bit.ly/3cyUS2W.”, FAO Asia Pacific...... Read more
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#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
WEBINAR ON THE ANALYSIS OF PESTICIDES, VETERINARY DRUGS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINANTS
Topic: The QuEChERSER mega method for the analysis of pesticides, veterinary drugs and environmental contaminants
Date: 9 AM EDT (New York Time), April 19, 2021
Lecturer: Dr. Steven Lehotay (Lead Scientist at USDA-ARS)
Zoom ID: 925 9736 2164
Zoom link: Click here
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...