Initiatives on Strengthening  Inter-Regional Partnerships Dr. Raj Paroda Executive Secretary
APAARI was established in 1990 as a joint initiative of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and majori...
Partnership Networking  Information and communication technology Human resource development Improving research management ...
APAARI  Goals: <ul><li>Strengthening NARS </li></ul><ul><li>Information Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Research Networking </li...
APAARI  - A Sustainable Institution <ul><li>NARS : 19 </li></ul><ul><li>CGIAR Centers :    9 </li></ul><ul><li>Internation...
<ul><li>Common Areas </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Resource Management </li></ul><ul><li>Genetic Resource Conservation & Use  ...
Anticipatory Research (Long term) <ul><li>Climate Change </li></ul><ul><li>Biofuels </li></ul><ul><li>Crisis Management </...
PROGRAM STRUCTURE <ul><li>General Assembly </li></ul><ul><li>Executive Committee </li></ul>Programs Networks APARIS APCoAB...
Major ARD Networks Involving APAARI Research Focus Network Facilitator/s Agro biodiversity PGR Bioversity/IPGRI Crop Impro...
NETWORK MEETINGS
Networks Reviewed
Promoting Agricultural Innovations Through  Two Major Programs <ul><li>ICM4ARD (APARIS) </li></ul><ul><li>Biotechnology (A...
<ul><li>MISSION   </li></ul><ul><li>To harness the benefits of agricultural biotechnology for human and animal welfare thr...
High Level Policy Dialogue on Biotechnology for Food Security,  FAO-RAP, Bangkok Nov. 2005 RECOMMENDATIONS  <ul><li>Consid...
Status and Impact of GM Crops
Area Coverage under Bt Cotton in India Expected during 2008 : 8.0 mha
Conventional Biotechnologies for Farmers’ Benefit
Promoting Public-Private Partnership in Agricultural Biotechnology
 
 
Compilation on Biosafety Regulations of Asia-Pacific countries <ul><li>Biosafety rules, regulations and guidelines of 39 c...
International Training Course on  In vitro  and Cryo-preservation Techniques for Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources <...
Training Course o n Indexing and Production of Pathogen-Free Citrus Seedlings   <ul><li>National Taiwan University, Chines...
Training Course o n Molecular Methodologies for Assessing and Applying Genetic Diversity in Crop Plants <ul><li>Dates:  17...
<ul><li>Three ICT/ICM Expert Consultations  </li></ul><ul><li>APAARI Homepage </li></ul><ul><li>ARD Information Gateway an...
Publications: <ul><li>APAARI Bi-annual Newsletter </li></ul><ul><li>Success Stories for Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Disse...
<ul><li>APAARI-AARINENA-CACAARI-FARA in a globalized world (with GFAR Partnership)  </li></ul><ul><li>Information Sharing ...
Inter-Regional Workshop  on ICM4ARD Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand
Inter-Regional Collaboration: Training Course on Bio-informatics  AGERI, Egypt <ul><li>Agricultural Genetic Engineering Re...
INCANA: Promoting Cotton Research <ul><li>Established 2002: Supported by AARINENA, APAARI, CACAARI, ICARDA, GFAR </li></ul...
Traveling workshop on Hybrid and Bt Cotton in India 21-26 November, 2005   INCANA
Traveling workshop on IPM in Syria   1 6 -2 1  August, 2006 INCANA
COTTON-WHEAT SUCCESS STORY
AARINENA Meeting on Biotechnology Cairo, 15-16 December, 2007
Expert Consultation on Agricultural Biotechnology for Promoting Food Security in Developing Countries <ul><li>Held at MARD...
<ul><li>Collaboration with Other Networks </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rice-Wheat Consortium – RWC </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><u...
Diversity in Agricultural Research Resources in the Asia-Pacific Region
A NEW INITIATIVE  Establishment of NGO Consortium for Asia-Pacific (NAARAP) Bangkok, 17-18 April, 2008
Attending CACAARI Meeting Tashkent, 18 September, 2008
MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS APAARI Serving as a Neutral Forum for Global and Regional Issues: <ul><li>Research Prioritization an...
15 Years of APAARI
APAARI  honored
Please Visit:   www.apaari.org Thank you!
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  • 06/05/09
  • Inter-Regional Cooperation: APAARI/AARINENA,Dr. R. Paroda

    1. 1. Initiatives on Strengthening Inter-Regional Partnerships Dr. Raj Paroda Executive Secretary
    2. 2. APAARI was established in 1990 as a joint initiative of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and majority of the National Agricultural Research Systems (NARS) of the Asia-Pacific region. MISSION Its mission is to promote agricultural research for development in the region through inter-institutional partnership.
    3. 3. Partnership Networking Information and communication technology Human resource development Improving research management Publication enhancement for technology transfer Setting strategic directions Policy dialogue and advice Impact assessment Sustainability of APAARI’s efforts Harnessing Agricultural Science for better future Engineering the NARS Growth oriented and responsive governance M E C H A N I S M S G O A L S
    4. 4. APAARI Goals: <ul><li>Strengthening NARS </li></ul><ul><li>Information Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Research Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Human Resource Development </li></ul><ul><li>Policy Advocacy </li></ul>
    5. 5. APAARI - A Sustainable Institution <ul><li>NARS : 19 </li></ul><ul><li>CGIAR Centers : 9 </li></ul><ul><li>International Centers : 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Regional Organizations : 5 </li></ul><ul><li>Other Institutions : 4 </li></ul>MEMBERSHIP
    6. 6. <ul><li>Common Areas </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Resource Management </li></ul><ul><li>Genetic Resource Conservation & Use </li></ul><ul><li>Commodity Chain Development - LFM </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting Protein Demands – Legumes, </li></ul><ul><li>Livestock & Fishery </li></ul><ul><li>Agro-Forestry Management </li></ul><ul><li>Cross Cutting </li></ul><ul><li>Information Management </li></ul><ul><li>Capacity Building – Institutional & HR </li></ul><ul><li>Policy Research - Food Security and Poverty Mapping </li></ul>Regional Priority Setting (2006)
    7. 7. Anticipatory Research (Long term) <ul><li>Climate Change </li></ul><ul><li>Biofuels </li></ul><ul><li>Crisis Management </li></ul><ul><li>( Drought, Floods & </li></ul><ul><li>Cyclones ) </li></ul>
    8. 8. PROGRAM STRUCTURE <ul><li>General Assembly </li></ul><ul><li>Executive Committee </li></ul>Programs Networks APARIS APCoAB <ul><li>Information sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Advocacy for ICT in ARD </li></ul><ul><li>Capacity building </li></ul><ul><li>Information integration </li></ul><ul><li>Policy support </li></ul><ul><li>Capacity building </li></ul><ul><li>Information dissemination </li></ul><ul><li>Research networking </li></ul><ul><li>Crops </li></ul><ul><li>Livestock </li></ul><ul><li>Fruits </li></ul><ul><li>Fiber </li></ul><ul><li>Aquaculture </li></ul>
    9. 9. Major ARD Networks Involving APAARI Research Focus Network Facilitator/s Agro biodiversity PGR Bioversity/IPGRI Crop Improvement CLAN ICRISAT, ICARDA, AVRDC CORRA IRRI TAMNET CIMMYT, FAO, APSA INCANA AARINENA, APAARI, CACAARI, AREO, ICARDA, GFAR Fisheries/Aquaculture GoFAR WFC Biotechnology APCoAB APAARI, Rockefeller Foundation, ACIAR, MONSANTO-MAHYCO Knowledge Sharing APARIS APAARI, ACIAR, GFAR
    10. 10. NETWORK MEETINGS
    11. 11. Networks Reviewed
    12. 12. Promoting Agricultural Innovations Through Two Major Programs <ul><li>ICM4ARD (APARIS) </li></ul><ul><li>Biotechnology (APCoAB) </li></ul>
    13. 13. <ul><li>MISSION </li></ul><ul><li>To harness the benefits of agricultural biotechnology for human and animal welfare through the application of latest scientific technologies while safeguarding the environment for the advancement of society in the Asia-Pacific region. </li></ul>ASIA-PACIFIC CONSORTIUM ON AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY Strategic Areas Policy Advocacy Public Awareness & Capacity Building Knowledge Sharing Research Partnership (PPP)
    14. 14. High Level Policy Dialogue on Biotechnology for Food Security, FAO-RAP, Bangkok Nov. 2005 RECOMMENDATIONS <ul><li>Considering the important role of biotechnology in meeting the Millennium Development Goals, both conventional and GM biotechnological approaches need to be promoted in the developing countries of Asia-Pacific region…….. </li></ul><ul><li>Eleven recommendations on 3 expected outcomes: </li></ul><ul><li>Identification of major priorities in biotechnology </li></ul><ul><li>Recommended role of different stakeholders </li></ul><ul><li>Mechanisms of enhanced stakeholder cooperation </li></ul>
    15. 15. Status and Impact of GM Crops
    16. 16. Area Coverage under Bt Cotton in India Expected during 2008 : 8.0 mha
    17. 17. Conventional Biotechnologies for Farmers’ Benefit
    18. 18. Promoting Public-Private Partnership in Agricultural Biotechnology
    19. 21. Compilation on Biosafety Regulations of Asia-Pacific countries <ul><li>Biosafety rules, regulations and guidelines of 39 countries. </li></ul><ul><li>Key features of the regulations documented </li></ul><ul><li>Status of national legislative preparedness with respect to Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety. </li></ul><ul><li>Chapters on status of biotechnology, biosafety issues and international instruments on biosafety covered </li></ul>
    20. 22. International Training Course on In vitro and Cryo-preservation Techniques for Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources <ul><li>Objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>To improve skills of participants in using tissue culture and cryo-preservation techniques for conservation and management of plant genetic resources </li></ul><ul><li>Acquaint the participants with molecular techniques for PGR management. </li></ul><ul><li>Dates: 17 – 29 November 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Venue: National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, </li></ul><ul><li>New Delhi </li></ul>
    21. 23. Training Course o n Indexing and Production of Pathogen-Free Citrus Seedlings <ul><li>National Taiwan University, Chinese Taipei </li></ul><ul><li>Two week course </li></ul><ul><li>Tentative dates: 3 – 15 November, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Six NARS participants to be trained </li></ul>
    22. 24. Training Course o n Molecular Methodologies for Assessing and Applying Genetic Diversity in Crop Plants <ul><li>Dates: 17 – 28 November 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Venue: International Crop Research Institute for </li></ul><ul><li>Semi - Arid Tropics, India (ICRISAT) </li></ul>
    23. 25. <ul><li>Three ICT/ICM Expert Consultations </li></ul><ul><li>APAARI Homepage </li></ul><ul><li>ARD Information Gateway and Experts Database </li></ul><ul><li>Regional Status Report on ICT/ICM in ARD </li></ul><ul><li>Success Stories (40) </li></ul><ul><li>APAARI on CD & NARS on CD </li></ul>APARIS (Since 2001)
    24. 26. Publications: <ul><li>APAARI Bi-annual Newsletter </li></ul><ul><li>Success Stories for Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Dissemination (> 40 Published) </li></ul><ul><li>Vision – 2025 </li></ul><ul><li>Agricultural Research Priorities </li></ul><ul><li>in the Asia-Pacific </li></ul><ul><li>Regional Status Reports </li></ul><ul><li>Reports of Expert Consultations </li></ul><ul><li>Directories of Institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Fifteen Years of APAARI </li></ul>Knowledge Sharing
    25. 27. <ul><li>APAARI-AARINENA-CACAARI-FARA in a globalized world (with GFAR Partnership) </li></ul><ul><li>Information Sharing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RAIS Meetings under Global-RAIS Initiative </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Research Networking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>INCANA (an example) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Agricultural Biotechnology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Commonality of Issues and Concerns </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Linking Farmers to Market (LFM) </li></ul><ul><li> – Global Partnership Program (GPP) on LFM </li></ul><ul><li>Future </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Greater Inter-regional Cooperation in ARD </li></ul></ul>Inter-Regional Cooperation: Strengthening Partnerships
    26. 28. Inter-Regional Workshop on ICM4ARD Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand
    27. 29. Inter-Regional Collaboration: Training Course on Bio-informatics AGERI, Egypt <ul><li>Agricultural Genetic Engineering Research Institute, Egypt is organizing introductory training course on Bio-informatics. 23 Nov – 2 Dec, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>APAARI participation being supported by GFAR through AARINENA </li></ul><ul><li>All APAARI NARS have been approached to nominate trainees </li></ul>
    28. 30. INCANA: Promoting Cotton Research <ul><li>Established 2002: Supported by AARINENA, APAARI, CACAARI, ICARDA, GFAR </li></ul><ul><li>Network Organizations: NARS-Azerbaijan, Egypt, Greece, Jordan, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan </li></ul><ul><li>Activities undertaken: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Second Meeting on Inter-Regional Cotton Network for Central Asia and North Africa (INCANA) (6-8 October, 2004) Tashkent, Uzbekistan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Traveling workshop on Hybrid and Bt Cotton in India (21-26 November, 2005) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Traveling workshop on IPM in Syria (16-21 August, 2006) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3 rd Steering Committee Meeting (19-20 June, 2007) </li></ul></ul>
    29. 31. Traveling workshop on Hybrid and Bt Cotton in India 21-26 November, 2005 INCANA
    30. 32. Traveling workshop on IPM in Syria 1 6 -2 1 August, 2006 INCANA
    31. 33. COTTON-WHEAT SUCCESS STORY
    32. 34. AARINENA Meeting on Biotechnology Cairo, 15-16 December, 2007
    33. 35. Expert Consultation on Agricultural Biotechnology for Promoting Food Security in Developing Countries <ul><li>Held at MARDI, Malaysia; 20-22 August 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Total Experts participated : 45 </li></ul><ul><li>Experts in the field of agricultural research, development and management; biotechnology; IPR; CSO and farmer organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Developing countries of South and East Asia, West Asia & Pacific represented </li></ul><ul><li>AARINENA and FARA participation </li></ul>
    34. 36. <ul><li>Collaboration with Other Networks </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rice-Wheat Consortium – RWC </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bamboo and Rattan – INBAR </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Vegetables – AVRDC </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Underutilized Crops – ICUC </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Biotechnology – AARINENA </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Addressing New Challenges </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Linking Farmers to Markets – GFAR (GPP) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Biofuels – CIMMYT – ICRISAT – IRRI </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Animal Genetic Resources – ILRI </li></ul></ul></ul>SOME NEW INITIATIVES
    35. 37. Diversity in Agricultural Research Resources in the Asia-Pacific Region
    36. 38. A NEW INITIATIVE Establishment of NGO Consortium for Asia-Pacific (NAARAP) Bangkok, 17-18 April, 2008
    37. 39. Attending CACAARI Meeting Tashkent, 18 September, 2008
    38. 40. MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS APAARI Serving as a Neutral Forum for Global and Regional Issues: <ul><li>Research Prioritization and Need Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>High Level Expert Consultations on Thematic Issues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Biotechnology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ICT for knowledge sharing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Agricultural Innovations - LFM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biofuels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Climate Change </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Research Collaboration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consortia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Networks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Publications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bi-annual Newsletter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Success Stories (> 40 published) </li></ul></ul>
    39. 41. 15 Years of APAARI
    40. 42. APAARI honored
    41. 43. Please Visit: www.apaari.org Thank you!

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