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AMISAgro-meteorological Information for the Adaptation to Climate Change (AMIS) project is designed to collect and analyze local agro-meteorological data for utilization of and dissemination to end-users. This also aims to understand the management service of agro-meteorological observation system to improve reliability of agro-meteorological data towards reducing climate change damage in the Asian region.

Expected Output

  • Collection of high quality basic agro-meteorological data
  • Understanding climate change and meteorological disaster in agricultural sector
  • Production of agro-meteorological information for agricultural applications such as drought index, growing degree day, among others
  • Classification of agro-climatic zone using collected agro-meteorological data
  • Improvement of capacity building for maintenance and management service of Automatic Weather System (AWS)

Partners (11)

Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Mongolia, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam and Korea

AnGRAnimal Genetic Resources (AnGR) project is designed to collect information on breeds of indigenous livestock species, trait specification, and population structure. This also aims to develop disease control programs, feeding, and breeding systems appropriate for climate and natural resources available for animal feed by country.

Expected Output

  • Updated information on breeds of indigenous livestock species, trait specification and population structure
  • Catalogue of animal genetic resources in Asia
  • Knowledge sharing on livestock genetic resources among AFACI member countries

Partners (13)

Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Lao PDR, Mongolia, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam and Korea

ANSOFTAsian Network for Sustainable Organic Farming Technology (ANSOFT) was established as one of AFACI projects in 2009. ANSOFT is a joint work program among 11 AFACI member countries. The network will contribute to the communication, knowledge transfer and new organic technology development among people who are interested in organic agriculture. This network also promotes understanding of the characteristics of Asian organic farming system to the world and contributes to the development of organic agriculture, nationally and internationally.

Expected Output

  • Database system for organic farming technology, alternative techniques for pest and soil management, traditional knowledge and natural resources
  • Knowledge sharing on organic agricultural technology and successful experiences
  • Development of a model village on organic agriculture

Partners (14)

Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Lao PDR, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam and Korea

ATINAgricultural Technology Information Network in Asia (ATIN) aims to establish a standardized network and/or web-based information database system for agricultural knowledge and information sharing among the member countries.

Expected Output

  • Improved AFACI homepage with a suitable web environment fit for the standard web-platform of AFACI
  • Annual Evaluation Meeting of AFACI projects in each member country and publication of AFACI Annual Report
  • Renovated database of agricultural information based on the research output and on the latest information on agricultural technology
  • Publication and distribution of agricultural books and crop calendars for farmers
  • Standardized website for each member country

Partners (14)

Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Lao PDR, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam and Korea

CassavaCassava project aims to improve cassava production by mechanization, reduction of postharvest losses and development of postharvest processing technologies, and by establishing a network among Asian countries.

The project identifies areas for mechanization and develops suitable machines for production and postharvest processing and value adding.

Expected Output

  • Establishment and dissemination of appropriate cassava crop production and postharvest processing technologies suited to the needs of cassava farmers in their local conditions

Partners (8)

Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam and Korea

GAPGood Agricultural Practices (GAP) project aims to improve the quality and safety of agricultural produce in Asian countries through the establishment of locally appropriate GAP systems and agri-produce safety information network among member countries.

Expected Output

  • Development of national level GAP standards and practical manuals on primary production of one or two major crops which are cultivated and consumed in participating countries
  • Establishment of International Agricultural Produce Safety Information Network among AFACI member countries for exchanging current safety issues and useful information

Partners (13)

Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam and Korea

IMPGRIntegrated Management System of Plant Genetic Resources (IMPGR) is designed to strengthen the capacity of the member countries for effective management of plant genetic resources for sustainable use through collection, regeneration, characterization and conservation.

Expected Output

  • Collection and conservation of PGRs for agriculture and related industry, and future generation of participating countries
  • Reliable management system supported by characterization, assessment, distribution, monitoring, passport and other related data documentation
  • Improved networking among countries to increase the usability within the framework of easy access and safe conservation

Partners (14)

Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Lao PDR, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam and Korea

IPMIntegrated Pest Management (IPM) project leads to the establishment of a continuous collaboration network among Asian countries for efficient management of pests and diseases of horticultural crops, particularly on migrating RPH and associated rice viruses.

Expected Output

  • Collection and dissemination of annual monitoring information on RPH and rice viruses in member countries through the AMIVS platform (www.amivs.org)
  • Development and distribution of practical tools and essential molecular kits for the identification of rice planthoppers and associated viruses to apply for field conditions
  • Analysis on the genetic diversity of planthoppers and virus populations occurring in Asian region
  • Examination of the biological and ecological characteristics of vegetable pests which are mostly related to the transmission of viruses in Asian region.

Partners (13)

Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam and Korea

Post-harvestPostharvest project is geared towards reducing the postharvest losses and improving the quality of horticultural crops in each member countries through the establishment of network and model manual on postharvest technology.

Expected Output

  • Model manuals on postharvest handling of horticultural crops cultivated and consumed in participating countries
  • Practical postharvest management diagram of fresh fruits and vegetables such as tomato, cabbage, pepper, onion, pear, mango, and banana from field to consumer

Partners (14)

Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Lao PDR, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam and Korea

RiceRice as a staple food of the majority of Asian countries plays a crucial role in achieving food sufficiency. This project intends to develop technologies to improve rice production among member countries. Research initiatives are geared to develop varieties that are resistant to pest and diseases, and tolerant to unfavorable environmental conditions in Asia. It also promotes for the advancement of rice mechanization and post harvest technologies that are suitable to the respective member countries’ condition.

Expected Output

  • Development and promotion of mechanized rice production system adaptable to Southeast Asia
  • Improved income of rice growers and self-sufficiency of staple food in the region through increased rice production.

Partners (10)

Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam and Korea

SericultureThis project aims to establish a cooperation system of sericulture technology in Asia. Specifically, this aims to develop high yielding and pest resistant mulberry varieties adaptable to local climatic condition of member countries. The project also establishes a silkworm egg production system under various climatic conditions in the respective member-countries.

Expected Output

  • Establishment of silkworm egg production system under various climatic conditions in participating countries
  • High yielding and pest resistant mulberry varieties adaptable to local climatic condition selected/developed for subsistence and commercial farmers and semi urban dwellers

Partners (6)

Cambodia, Lao PDR, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam and Korea

Soil FertilitySoil Fertility project is implemented with the goal of evaluating soil fertility indicators toward improving its productivity. The project contributes to the enhancement of agricultural productivity through application and sharing of technologies that promote sustainable soil and water resources management.

Expected Output

  • Identified crop growth stages sensitive to soil moisture stress specifically for upland rice and onion
  • Identified crop water requirement and crop coefficient (Kc) specifically for upland rice and tomato crops

Partners (11)

Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Mongolia, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam and Korea

Seed-Extension(New)Seed-Extension project demonstrates the agricultural extension system in the conduct of field demonstration for new varieties of major crops (i,e. rice, wheat, legume, mung beans, etc). It is aimed to boost the distribution of superior seeds to farms by managing variety of field trials of a local variety recommended by a country.

Expected Output

  • Establishing seed production system of staple crops at the national level and its field demonstration system in each country.
  • Nurturing demonstration farms to distribute new agricultural technology and distribute cultivation technology to produce high quality products.

Partners (13)

Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Kyrgyzstan, Lao PDR, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam and Korea

Seed-Potato(New)Seed-Potato is endeavored to stabilize the potato industry among the member countries by providing technologies in the production of quality virus-free potato seeds. This project particularly targets to study new systems of cultivation condition for each country's potato variety.

Expected Output

  • Increased farm income in Asian countries by producing quality potato seeds.
  • Building foundation for exports of Korean seed potato production technology with a patent.
  • Increasingly promoting Korean image in Asia by assisting seed production technologies in Asian countries.

Partners (14)

Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Lao PDR, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam and Korea