APFORGEN Inception Workshop
Kepong, Malaysia, 15-18 July 2003


The APFORGEN Inception Workshop in July 2003 brought together participants from 13 countries in the Asia Pacific region, namely Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, China, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Indonesia and Philippines as well as representatives from IPGRI, APAFRI, FAO and DFSC. The objectives of the workshop included:

  1. document the status of FGR conservation and management,
  2. discuss and develop a work programme on FGR for APFORGEN,
  3. develop concept notes for FGR conservation and management,
  4. identify effective means for dissemination of FGR information among participating partners,
  5. discuss the development of database for FGR information for the region,
  6. assess the activities that had taken place in the Southeast Asian countries since the 2001 workshop in Thailand and to learn about the status in the South and East Asian countries, and
  7. discuss and identify priorities for APFORGEN.
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Some photos from the workshop
Asia Pacific Association of Forestry Research Institutions (APAFRI)
Bioversity International
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