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Progressing with the strategy implementation – APFORGEN reports to the regional Forestry Commission

It has been one and half years since APFORGEN launched its new five-year strategy in 2018. How is the network progressing with its targets? APFORGEN’s Chair, Professor Zhen Yongqi, reports to the Asia…

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Why conserve rosewood?

Rosewood have been heavily exploited in the Greater Mekong subregion, to the extent that they are now disappearing in the wild. A collaborative project between Cambodia, China, Lao PDR, Thailand and…

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On forest genetic resources with a hundred years of experience

Asian countries are extremely diverse both in terms of biodiversity and socio-economic conditions. What motivates and sustains regional collaboration in this case? We had the opportunity to speak to…

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New regional project on species distributions calls for contributors

Project APFORGIS supports species conservation by developing up-to-date distribution and threat maps and conservation guidelines

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APFORGEN's new strategy now open for comments

APFORGEN is updating its strategy for the next five-year term, and welcomes comments on this draft from forestry authorities, researchers and other stakeholders in the region by 30 November 2017.

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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.

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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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