Asia-Pacific Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology and Bioresources

Activities (January – December 2022)

Expert Consultations/Meetings/Symposiums

  • Webinar Series on “Popularizing Plant Tissue Culture in Asia Pacific and African Countries towards Realizing its Potential”, organized in collaboration with Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL), India on May 31, June 30, July 29 and August 26, 2022
    • Webinar 1: Tissue Culture of Banana, Root and Tuber Crops; Significance & Quality Management Practices and Way Forward
    • Webinar 2: Tissue Culture of Perennial Fruit/Cash Crops: Significance, Best Practices, and Way Forward
    • Webinar 3: Tissue Culture of Tree/Woody Plants (Bamboo & Teak): Significance, Practices, and Way Forward
    • Webinar 4: Tissue Culture of Ornamental Plants: Significance, Best Practices, and Way Forward
  • Expert Consultation of Working Group on Agri-biotechnology Innovations (LOA APAARI-FAO) on May 25 and June 17, 2022 (Virtual)
  • TSIPS-FFTC international symposium Establishment of an Intelligent Production System for Seeds and Seedlings, co-organized in partnership with the Taiwan Seed Improvement and Propagation Station (TSIPS), Council of Agriculture (COA), and Food and Fertilizer Centre (FFTC) for the Asia-Pacific Region, Taiwan on November 10, 2022 (Hybrid)


  • 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

  • Updating Publications, Proceedings, News and Infographic on APCoAB website
  • Updating of databases


  • Proceedings and Recommendations of Investment in Modern Agricultural Biotechnology and its Socio-Economic Impact on Livelihoods of Farmers in Asia-Pacific
  • Comprehensive Report of Webinar series for popularizing Plant Tissue Culture in Asia-Pacific Region and African Countries towards realizing its potential
  • Proceedings and Recommendations of Regional Expert Consultation on Agroforestry for Environmental Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods of Farmers in Asia-Pacific (AFERSuLiF-AP)
  • APAARI-APCoAB progress report of 2022 to COA