APFORGEN in the News

An analysis of tree seed supply systems across Asian countries, jointly developed by APFORGEN experts, was recently covered by the popular environmental news sites Mongabay and SciDev.Net. The research paper highlights a mismatch in the supply of and demand for native tree seeds, and lack of quality assurance mechanisms that would help ensure restoration success.

Read the news coverage at Mongabay and SciDev.Net

Read the original article at MDPI


APFORGEN's collaborative project "Conserving Rosewood Genetic Resources for Resilient Livelihoods in Greater Mekong" has also been in the news. Inter Press Services published a long feature article about the precarious status of the species and efforts to conserve and sustainably use them.  

Read the article at IPS

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About us

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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