APFORGEN’s Secretariat:
- Prepares and disseminates documents and reports as requested by Chair and/or National Coordinators
- Makes logistical arrangements for meetings and events
- Maintains website and regular newsletters
- Manages funds on behalf of APFORGEN
- Assists Chairs and National Coordinators in identifying potential funding and other resources
- Assists Chairs and National Coordinators in communicating about APFORGEN

The Secretariat is hosted by the institution of the Chair, which from 2017 to 2019 is the Chinese Academy of Forestry. Prior to 2017, the Secretariat was hosted by The Asia Pacific Association of Forestry Research Institutions (APAFRI).

Bioversity International provides technical support to APFORGEN. Bioversity International is a global research-for-development organization that deliver's scientific evidence, management practices and policy options to use and safeguard agricultural biodiversity to attain sustainable global food and nutrition security. Bioversity International works with partners in low-income countries where agricultural biodiversity can contribute to improved nutrition, resilience, productivity and climate change adaptation. Bioversity International is a member of the CGIAR Consortium, a global research partnership for a food secure future.


APFORGEN Secretariat
c/o Research Institute of Forestry, Chinese Academy of Forestry
XiangShan Road, Dongxiaofu No.1, Haidian district,
Beijing, People's Republic of China

ZHENG Yongqi (Chair)
Tel: +86 10 6288 8565

HUANG Ping (Coordinator)
Tel: +86 10 6288 9592
Email: huangping_caf  [at]

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