AsiaBlight Mission and Vision

AsiaBlight Vision

Reduce the negative effect of Late Blight on Asian crops, in a sustainable way, by improving the collaboration and communication between all of Asia’s Late Blight stakeholders.

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AsiaBlight Mission

Build a community / Increase capacity training

  • Bring together Late Blight (LB) stakeholders in Asia : International conferences/workshop
  • Promote scientific collaboration on Late Blight between Asian countries, foster the sharing of LB information and epidemiology
  • Build capacity in Asia, through workshops, regarding Late Blight
  • Help establish dynamic relationships with EuroBlight, TizonLatino and USABlight

Create communication platform

  • WeChat groups, website, newsletter


  • Genotyping, phenotyping of late blight and publish the results
  • Help monitor fungicide effectiveness
  • Forecasting the incidence of the disease: present DSS tools

Bring the network to its financial independence

  • Support AsiaBlight’s fundraising efforts, together with CCCAP