International Symposium on Forest Genetic Resources - Conservation and Sustainable Utilization towards Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 5 - 8 October 2009, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The symposium was organized as an activity of the ITTO-funded capacity-building project. It's main objective was to review the status of national efforts in conserving, managing and sustainably using forest genetic resources diversity (FGR) in the Asia Pacific region. It served as a platform for researchers and forest administrators to discuss and share information on conservation and sustainable use of the resources gathered and collected from the various activities of this project, as well as to obtain feedback on the impact of these activities and extended to include presentations on climate change mitigation and adaption of FGR to these impending adverse effects.