In addition to regular activities to promote knowledge sharing, learning and collaboration in agri-food research and innovations, APAARI has been actively scoping for new projects and programmes since they provide new opportunities to enhance knowledge and capacity of APAARI members, ultimately benefiting small farmers and rural entrepreneurs they work with.

APAARI is currently involved in the implementation of the following projects and programmes in collaboration with partners:

APAARI’s projects completed in 2021 include: 

  • Agricultural Science and Technology Indicators (ASTI)
  • FAO-APAARI LOA -Conduct of a joint rapid appraisal for uptake of TAP approaches and tools by research and extension organizations in the Asia-Pacific region (FAO)
  • Research to Policy –ACIAR Alumni Research Support Facility (ACIAR)
  • Public-private partnership for enhancing global seed supply chain and seed trade of Asia -Pacific post covid19 (Project Preparation Grant for STDF/WTO)
  • Gene editing outreach project (FSII-CLA)
  • Comparison of seed Laws in key Asia Pacific countries on key provisions of Draft Seed Bill in India (FSII-CLA)
  • Global Plan of Action on Forgotten Foods and Community of Practice as part of the GFAR Collective Action on Forgotten Foods

APAARI’s projects completed in 2020 include: