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Second regional training on forest genetic resources

23 participants from 12 Asian and Pacific countries attended the second regional training course held in Binzhou City, Shandong, China, from 18-22 September 2017.
10/07/2017 Workshops

23 participants from 12 Asian and Pacific countries attended the second regional training course held in Binzhou City, Shandong, China, from 18-22 September 2017. The course provided an introduction to the principles of genetic conservation of tree species. It demonstrated the use of a Forest Genetic Resources Training Guide, a freely available, flexible tool for teaching and learning about FGR issues in formal and informal education, or on-the-job training. The training covered the development of species conservation strategies, genetic aspects in forest management, tree seed supply systems, and issues affecting trees found outside of forests.

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