APSA strives to help its members to promote, develop, research, and market quality seeds within the region and globally.

We represent the largest network of companies, associations and government bodies relating to seeds in the Asia Pacific region and we operate as a platform for sharing ideas and knowledge for better understanding, collaboration and business growth.


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The Asia and Pacific Seed Association (APSA) was established in 1994, through the cooperation of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and DANIDA, with the aim of promoting quality seed production and marketing in the Asia and Pacific Region. Today, APSA is the largest regional seed association in the world.

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Four board members elected at APSA 2021 AGM

Members of the Asia and Pacific Seed Alliance (APSA) elected four members to its Executive Committee (EC) at the association’s 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on November 25 in a virtual format. 

APSA recognizes 2021’s five ‘most influential’ seed scientists in Asia-Pacific

November 19: APSA is pleased to announce and congratulate five prominent scientists who are being recognized for their excellence and contributions to seed and plant breeding science, research and development in the Asia-Pacific region. 

Farmer choice emphasized at FAO Seed Systems conference
On 4-5 November, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) organized The Global Conference on Green Development of Seed Industries.
R&D Advisory Group welcomes new Chairmen
September 29, 2021

APSA’s Research & Development advisory group is pleased to announce the recent election of Dr. Seetharam Annadana as its new Chair, and Dr. John R. Sheedy as its new Co-chair. 

Asia Pacific pays tribute to Kelly Grant Keithly
September 28, 2021

Kelly Grant Keithly, 76, of Keithly-Williams Seeds in Yuma, Arizona passed away on September 20. 

Latest Issue

Volume 27 No 3
July - Sept 2021