APFORGEN Publications

Draft Regional Guidelines for Genetic Conservation Units

Conservation approaches vary between countries depending on priority species, socio-economic contexts, resources and capacities, and currently there are no commonly agreed, specific definitions of in…

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Workshop report: APFORGIS Results workshop

Explore the results of the regional initiative "APFORGIS: Establishing an Information System for conserving native tree species and their genetic resources in Asia-Pacific" (2017-2019) that developed distribution and threat maps for 65 native Asian tree species.

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Workshop Report: Conservation priorities for Asian tree species and their genetic resources

“APFORGIS – Establishing an Information System for conserving native tree species and their genetic resources in Asia-Pacific” is a regional project aimed at addressing these gaps in knowledge and thereby supporting the conservation and restoration of socio-economically important, native Asian tree species.

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The Third Regional Training on Forest Genetic Resources: Spatial approaches for assessing the status and trends of native tree species

The tools used in this training were developed as part of a Program to Strengthen Capabilities in National Plant Genetic Resources Programs in Latin America (CAPFITOGEN). The main objective of the…

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Workshop Report: Conserving Rosewood genetic resources for resilient livelihoods in the Mekong

Working with forestry authorities and rural communities in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam, the Conserving Rosewood genetic resources project will use in situ and ex situ methods to safeguard the genetic resources of three Dalbergia rosewood species of high conservation concern, namely Dalbergia cochinchinensis, D. oliveri, and D. cultrata. The project will develop novel, and strengthen existing, capacity for seed collection, seed source and nursery management, and associated value chain development. The project will build the capacity of rural households to generate livelihood benefits from sustainable use of these resources. The project is funded by the UK Darwin Initiative and runs from July 2018 to March 2021. Read more from this Workshop Report of the Project's Inception Workshop, held in Vientiane, Lao PDR, in September 2018.

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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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