Project Inception Workshop

The project inception workshop was held in Vientiane, Lao PDR, from the 10th to the 14th of September, 2018. The overall aim of the Inception workshop was to ensure the project make a successful start, putting in place plans to fulfil its activities by the end of year one. Specifically, the workshop had the following five objectives, with assignment and clarification of roles among partners:

  1. Discuss and agree plans to carry out activities to ensure project outputs
  2. Develop a detailed work plan for the first year of the project
  3. Develop trust and working relationship between partners
  4. Explore/clarify collaborations with other Dalbergia genetic resources projects and more broadly conservation/ management/ restoration projects and programmes in the countries, to link and contribute to other ongoing initiatives to ensure complementarity and mutual benefits
  5. Clarify accounting/reporting procedures and timelines according to Darwin requirements




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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


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