Background

APFORGEN is a regional programme and network with a holistic approach to the conservation and management of the Forest Genetic Resources (FGR) in the Asia-Pacific region. The broad objective of APFORGEN is to promote the management of tropical forest genetic resources more equitably, productively and sustainably in its 14 member countries.

 

APFORGEN seeks to enhance technical and scientific cooperation, training and information exchange among the member countries, through linking and providing technical support to national forest programmes, research institutions, NGOs and individuals interested in the conservation and management of forest genetic resources in the region.

 

APFORGEN has 14 member countries: Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam