Asia-Pacific Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology and Bioresources

Upcoming Events

WEBINAR SERIES ON PLANT GENE EDITING

Date: To be announced


REGIONAL EXPERT CONSULTATION ON AGROFORESTRY TO IMPROVE QUALITY OF RURAL PEOPLE IN ASIA-PACIFIC

Date: To be announced


KNOWLEDGE SHARING WORKSHOP ON INVESTMENT IN AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND ITS IMPACT ON LIVELIHOODS OF FARMERS IN ASIA-PACIFIC REGION

Date: To be announced


KNOWLEDGE SHARING TRAINING ON BIOTECHNOLOGICAL TOOLS FOR CONSERVATION OF AQUATIC GENETIC RESOURCES

Date: To be announced


COA-SUGGESTED ACTIVITY

Date: To be announced


HIGH-LEVEL POLICY DIALOGUE ON GENE EDITING IN ASIA-PACIFIC

Date: To be announced


STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING OF APCOAB

Date: To be announced


UN Food Systems Summit 2021: Independent Dialogue Series in Asia-Pacific



Organizer: Asian Farmers’ Association for Sustainable Rural Development (AFA), Inter-Continental Network of Organic Farmers Organisations (INOFO), World Farmers’ Organization (WFO), and Pacific Island Farmers Organisation Network (PIFON)

Theme: 1. Raise farmer awareness and elevate public discussion about how reforming our food systems can help us all to achieve the SDGs by implementing reforms that are good for people and planet
2. Highlight our solutions and key messages to:effectively implement VGGSF and build capacities of small fishers, highlighting the roles, contributions, solutions, initiatives of women and youth small scale producers and fishers; promote local traditional crops and local diets to ensure food security and nutrition adapt to climate change through different sustainable adaptation systems, especially agro ecology, organic agriculture, the use of resilient crops and by strengthening the local knowledge and capacities of small-scale producers in producing local crops and promoting local, domestic markets strengthen family farming organizations and effectively implementing multi stakeholder UNDFF processes guided by UNDROP increase market power of family farmers/fishers.
3. Generate pro-farmer policy recommendation and significant action and measurable progress towards the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by identifying solutions and leaders, and issuing a call for action at all levels of the food system, including national and local governments and development partners.
4. Agree on a system of follow-up and review to ensure that the recommendations generated at the independent dialogue are considered in the various action tracks towards new actions and progress.

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Webinar: Regional Consultation on Forgotten Foods in Asia-Pacific Developing a Regional Manifesto



Organizer: APAARI is organizing the webinar in partnership with Global Forum of Agricultural Research, Alliance Bioversity – CIAT, Asian Farmers Association for Sustainable Rural Development (AFA) and M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF), and International Crop Research Institute for Semi-arid Tropics (ICRISAT)

Theme: The Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI), in collaboration with partners, is inviting you to a virtual Regional Consultation on Forgotten Foods in Asia-Pacific Developing a Regional Manifesto that will take place on Friday, 28 May 2021, from 14:00-16:50hrs (Bangkok, Thailand TIME). The Consultation will seek information and set priorities from collective actions to promote research, innovation, education, sustainable production, processing, marketing and consumption of forgotten food. Specifically, the Conference aims to:

– Improve different stakeholders’ recognition of the importance and value of forgotten species and sustainable agricultural technologies, such as agroecological approaches, participatory plant breeding, efficient seed systems, and new technologies.
– Articulate and analyse multi-level (institutional, organizational, individual) capacity development needs in the areas of research, extension, education and development across the value chain of such crops.
– Identify strategic and effective ways to lobby and advocate for policy innovations to ensure the use and conservation of forgotten food, such as incentives for their cultivation and conservation, as well as incentives for farmers to innovate.
– Identify possible areas for collaborative research projects and partnership opportunities, and discuss the establishment of a Regional Knowledge Hub on Forgotten Food.
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“Agricultural Technology Innovation for Carbon Neutrality by 2050” International Symposium



Organizer: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) of the Republic of Korea, Rural Development Administration (RDA), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Partnership and Liaison Office in the Republic of Korea

Theme: “Agricultural Technology Innovation for Carbon Neutrality by 2050” International Symposium 25 May 2021, 16.00-18.00, Live streaming in YouTube: https://youtu.be/b5zT8y45TVA
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6TH ANNUAL SOUTH ASIA BIOSAFETY CONFERENCE

Date: September 15-17, 2018
Location: Dhaka (Bangladesh)
Organizers: ILSI Research Foundation and Biotech Consortium India Limited

Under the auspices of the South Asia Biosafety Program, the ILSI Research Foundation and Biotech Consortium India Limited are pleased to invite you to the 6th Annual South Asia Biosafety Conference, which will be held September 15-17, 2018 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. This conference is the premier biosafety meeting in South Asia and provides an essential forum to hear from leading scientists representing regulatory agencies, public sector research institutions, and the private sector in South Asia and internationally.

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9TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON FISHERIES & AQUACULTURE


Theme: Future of World Fisheries & Aquaculture
This conference will bring together a unique and International mix of experts, like aquaculture engineers, researchers and decision makers both from academia and industry across the globe to exchange their knowledge, experience and research innovations. 

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INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY CONGRESS

Date: September 19-24, 2018
Location: Dublin (Ireland)
Organizer: International Association for Plant Biotechnology

A truly vibrant, scientifically challenging and socially engaging meeting where colleagues can meet and discuss the latest developments in the area of Plant Biotechnology. In addition to keynotes (morning and afternoon) and concurrent sessions, there will be poster sessions including one session for the oral presentation of a limited number of posters. There will also be dedicated industry sessions which will allow researchers to interact with and experience the latest technologies in a workshop format.

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WORLD CONGRESS ON PLANT PATHOLOGY AND PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY 



Organizer: Conference Series LLC

Theme: Expanding Plant Technology & Plant Pathology into the One Health concept
This conference aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers, specialists and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Plant Science and Plant Pathology. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss trends, the most recent innovations, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Plant Science and Plant Pathology.

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Date: September 30 – October 4, 2018
Location: Chiang Mai (Thailand)
Organizer: East-West Seed

Join us to discuss the new dynamics and challenges in solanaceae breeding and genomics. The conference offers great opportunities for networking and the exchanges of ideas with top scientists and professionals from industry and the research community. The conference aims to explore the major advances in proteogenomics and the breeding of solanaceae crops.

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THE VIII INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC AND PRACTICAL CONFERENCE “BIOTECHNOLOGY AS AN INSTRUMENT FOR PLANT BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION (PHYSIOLOGICAL, BIOCHEMICAL, EMBRYOLOGICAL, GENETIC AND LEGAL ASPECTS)”

Date: October 01-05, 2018
Location: Yalta (Russia)
Organizer: Federal Agency for Scientific Organisations, The Russian Academy of Sciences, International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS)

The work of the conference will include scientific sessions, discussions in the format of the “round tables” and seminars. The program of the conference includes the following topics for discussion: Investigations of plant biodiversity in vitro, in situ and ex situ; clonal micropropagation of plants, creation of in vitro plant collections, methods for germplasm conservation; molecular genetics techniques for plant biodiversity studies; biochemical studies of plant germplasm; and many more.

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5TH INTERNATIONAL RICE CONGRESS 2018 (IRC 2018)

Date: October 15-17, 2018
Location: Singapore
Organizer: IRRI

The 5th International Rice Congress (IRC2018) is the biggest gathering of thought leaders, scientists, policymakers, agriculture experts, and technology providers from the world of rice research. Held every four years, it provides a venue for all players in the rice industry to meet, share, and learn about the latest game-changing innovations, cutting-edge technologies, and crucial policies shaping the future of the globe’s most important staple crop. IRC 2018 features the International Rice Research Conference (IRRC 2018) and the 8th Rice Genetics Symposium (RG8).

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4TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTUR TECHNOLOGIES (ICSAT 2018)

Date: October 19-21, 2018
Location: Taichung (Taiwan)
Organizer: HKCBEES

The 2018 4th International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture Technologies (ICSAT 2018) is the premier forum for the presentation of technological advances and research results in the fields of Sustainable Agriculture Technologies. ICSAT 2018 will bring together leading engineers and scientists in Sustainable Agriculture Technologies from around the world.

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6TH GLOBAL SUMMIT ON PLANT SCIENCE



Organizer: Conference Series LLC

Theme: Plants in a Changing Environment
The event focuses on aspects such as plant science research aspects and plant biochemistry, molecular marker development, crop/ trait improvement, disease resistance, epigenetics, Plant Tissue Culture and Plant Biotechnology, Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Sciences, Agricultural Science, Soil Science and Soil-Plant Nutrition, Seed Science and Technology and pathology as well understanding tools to overcome barrier and enable successful data analysis and management.

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13TH WORLD CONGRESS ON AQUACULTURE & FISHERIES

Date: November 12-13, 2018
Location: Melbourne (Australia)
Organizer: Conference Series LLC

Theme: Global Initiative In Aquaculture and Fisheries
Aqua 2018 focus on different areas of Aquaculture such as Aquaculturists, Aquaculture Technologists, Aquaculturists and Fisheries departments etc.12th World Congress on Aquaculture & Fisheries offers an exclusive opportunity for investigators across the globe to meet, network, and perceive new scientific innovations. This international Aquaculture Congress also encourages the active participation of young student researchers through a Poster Award Competition and Young Research Forum at the conference venue.

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LIGAND BIOTECH 2018

Date: November 15-17, 2018
Location: Dubai (UAE)
Organizer: Ligand International

The Ligand Biotech 2018 team is the premier medical, agriculture, scientific engineering conference event producer. At these event industry professionals are able to discuss the latest industry insights, explore new challenges in health, medical, agriculture and as well as review DNA technology studies in order to understand how best to deal with specific situations. Additionally, Ligand Biotech 2018 allows stakeholders to build their networks with other industry and academic professionals. The ligand international combine a broad range of Biotech scientific disciplines including Topics Related to Biotechnology and industrial revolution: microbiology, Antibiotics, Biofuel, Biodegradable plastics, Bioleaching, bioremediation, Genetic engineering, agriculture biotechnology, Food biotechnology….

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22ND WORLD CONGRESS ON BIOTECHNOLOGY



Organizer: Conference Series LTD

Biotechnology 2018  welcomes all to attend the 22nd World Congress on Biotechnology covering the Future Advancements in the Biotechnology industry professionals and academic communities worldwide. Biotechnology brings its major share of delegation from the industry and the academia. The Biotechnology Conferences 2018 covers a wide range of topics related to the advancements in the field of Biotechnology.
Scientific tracks: plant and agricultural biotechnology, food and nutritional biotechnology, animal biotechnology, aquaculture and marine biotechnology, nano biotechnology, genomics and proteomics, environmental biotechnology, biochemistry, bio engineering, cell biology and immunology, medical biotechnology & biomedical engineering, pharmaceutical biotechnology, genetics, bioinformatics and biosensor , applied biotechnology & microbiology, biomaterials and regenerative medicine, industrial biotechnology and fermentation techniques, and biosciences

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7TH GLOBAL SUMMIT ON MEDICINAL AND AROMATIC PLANTS – GOSMAP 2018

Date: November 19-21, 2018
Location: Chiang Mai (Thailand)
Organizer: V Sivaram Research Foundation

Theme: Herbal medicine in health care
The 7th Global Summit on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants provides a forum for the Research Scientists, traditional health practitioners, academicians, representatives from the medical and pharmaceutical industries, conservation biologists, biochemists, NGOs, policy makers, Farmers, Government agencies etc. to discuss, share the advanced information and experiences on MAP. Also, the scheduled meeting is very important for future research collaboration and networking between institutions particularly in the promotion and development of medicinal and aromatic plant sector for sustainable health promotional activities.

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INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON AGRICULTURAL INNOVATION FOR FAMILY FARMERS

Date: November 21-23, 2018
Location: Rome (Italy)
Organizer: FAO

The FAO International Symposium on Agricultural Innovation for Family Farmers: Unlocking the potential of agricultural innovation to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals is a direct and firm response to member countries’ enthusiastic encouragement for FAO to play a strong catalytic and supporting role to empower family farmers through innovation. The Symposium will provide inspiration for innovation actors and decision-makers and, among other things, will celebrate inspiring success stories of innovators, acting as catalyst for boosting partnerships as well as public and private investments to foster and scale up agricultural innovation.

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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND AQUA



Organizer: Conference Series LLC

Theme: Discovering Natural Resources through Agri Food Aqua 2018.

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3RD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD SCIENCES (AGRIPACE 2018)

Date: November 26-28, 2018
Location: Bangkok (Thailand)
Organizer: Agripace

The 3rd International conference on Agricultural and Food Sciences is convened annually will be the best amalgamation of eminent researchers, students and delegates from both academia and industry where you collaborator to have interactive access to emerging technology and approaches globally in the field of Agriculture and Food Science.

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INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIA ON HORTICULTURE (ISH 2018)

Date: November 27-30, 2018
Location: Kuta Bali (Indonesia)
Organizer: ICHORD

The Theme of International Symposia on Horticulture is Emerging Challenges and Opportunities in Horticulture Supporting Sustainable Development Goals which will provide a discussion forum for policy makers, scientists, practitioners, extension agents, students and other professionals to address the challenges of horticulture innovation.

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14TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON CROP SCIENCE AND AGRICULTURE



Organizer: Conference Series LLC

Theme: Discovering Natural Resources through Agriculture and Crop science.
 Crop science and Agriculture conference is a common platform for deans, professors, scientists, students, research scholars, directors, and other participants like consultant, economist, project manager from business and industrial sectors to establish a scientific relationship between academic experts and other participants through sharing informations. This is an open event; we welcome and invite you to participate in this prestigious agriculture and crop science conference to make an event as the best event in Bali, Indonesia. Our conference programs aim to give delegates the intellectual stimulus and opportunity to plan the next steps for their organization, departments, and careers.

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ASIAN AQUACULTURE CONFERENCE 2018 (AsianAqua-2018)

Date: December 03-06, 2018
Location: Bangkok (Thailand)
Organizer: AIT

AsianAqua-2018 is the first major aquaculture conference organised by AIT dedicated to the sustained progress of aquaculture in the Asian region. The Conference is intended to have a better understanding the innovative aquaculture systems practiced in Asia, highlight the regional needs and constraints, and imbibe the global progresses achieved in sustainable intensification of the aquaculture production systems.

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6TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AGRICULTURE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY (ICABT 2018)

Date: December 19-21, 2018
Location: Bangkok (Thailand)
Organizer: HKCBEES and Chulalongkorn University

It is one of the leading international conferences for presenting novel and fundamental advances in the fields of Agriculture and Biotechnology. It also serves to foster communication among researchers and practitioners working in a wide variety of scientific areas with a common interest in improving Agriculture and Biotechnology related techniques.

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