The Regional Workshop on Underutilized Animal Genetic Resources and their Amelioration was held on March 4-6, 2019 at MARDI Headquarters in Serdang, Malaysia. The workshop was organized by the Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI), Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), Asia-Pacific Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology and Bioresources (APCoAB), Council of Agriculture (COA), Taiwan, and Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) in collaboration with Department of Veterinary Services (DVS) Malaysia, Department of Wildlife and National Parks (WILDLIFE) Malaysia and Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry (MOA) Malaysia. The objectives of the workshop were to assess the current status of underutilized AnGR at sub-regional level and R&D status of priority native breeds that are needed to promote the use of underutilized AnGR in the Asia-Pacific region, to identify the knowledge gaps and way forward in defining regional priorities concerning underutilized AnGR, to create awareness on the role and value of underutilized AnGR that have potential for diversification of the food basket and to formulate strategies to strengthen the institutional, legal and policy framework for sustainable utilization of underutilized AnGR. Download the PDF file below for more info:

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