APAFRI 7th General Assembly

The APAFRI Secretariat is pleased to announce that the 7th APAFRI General Assembly was successfully convened on 20 September 2015, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


Among the agenda of this General Assembly was the election of the New Executive Committee members.

The New Executive Committee to serve for three years from 2015 to 2018 are as follows:


 Immediate Past Chair -  Forest Research Institute Malaysia


 Chair - Korea Forest Research Institute


 Vice Chair -  Forestry And Environment Research Development and Innovation Agency   (FOERDIA)




  *University Putra Malaysia (UPM)


  *Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS)


  *RIFEEP, Chinese Academy of Forestry (CAF)


  *Taiwan Forestry Research Institute (TFRI)


  *Forest Department (Fiji)


  *Indian Plywood Industries Research and Training Institute (IPIRTI)


As the Immediate Past Chair, FRIM, it's Director General Dr. Abd Latif Mohmod in his speech announced that FRIM governing board has agreed to continue hosting the Secretariat at FRIM Campus with a five-fold increase in its annual maintenance budget in addition to the assignment of a senior researcher and an administrative assistant to manage the Secretariat. With the support from member institutions, and the financial  contributions from a number of regional and international donor  agencies, APAFRI was able to deliver a wide range of services to its  members during the past years. These will be continued and expanded further in years to come under   the guidance of the new Executive Committee.

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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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