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.


Upcoming Events

Last Friday of March, June, September & November 2024 from 14.00 - 16.00 hrs. (ICT/GMT+7).
15 - 19 July 2024 / Hanoi, Vietnam
13 August 2024 / 14:00 – 15:00 hrs ICT (GMT+7)

About APSA

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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NEWS hi-lite

APSA and ISF Sign MoU to Foster Technical and Advocacy Cooperation

The Asia and Pacific Seed Alliance (APSA) and the International Seed Federation (ISF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) during the centennial ISF World Seed held in Rotterdam.

In Memory of Mogens Lemonius
A Founding Father of APSA Passes Away at the Age of 85

It is with great sorrow to announce that APSA’s ‘Founding Father’, Mogens Lemonius has passed away

He left this realm on June 30, which was his 85th birthday.

A pioneer and visionary in the field of agriculture, Mogens was born in 1939 as the eldest of three children to a Danish farming family.

APAC policy harmonization, seed movements priority at 10th Phytosnaitary Expert Consultation

Officers from 15 National Plant Protection Organizations (NPPOs) are gathered in the Philippines’ capital this week to collaborate in harmonization and implementation of measures to ensure smooth seed trade regionally and globally.

Francine Sayoc Takes Helm as APSA's New Executive Director
Introducing the new Executive Director of the Asia and Pacific Seed Alliance

The Asia and Pacific Seed Alliance (APSA) is pleased to welcome Francine Sayoc as its new Executive Director, effective February 1.

28th Asian Seed Congress Convenes in Christchurch
New Zealand’s ‘Garden City’ blooms as Asia-Pacific’s seed business capital as South Island ag hub welcomes 1,000+ delegates for 2023 Asian Seed Congress

Christchurch welcomes seed industry delegates from around the world who will be attending the 2023 Asian Seed Congress at the Ta Pae Convention Center this 20-24 November.


Latest Issue

Volume 30 No 2
April - June 2024