APFORGEN Publications

Strategy 2023-2030: Conserving, restoring and sustainably managing forest and tree genetic resources in Asia and the Pacific

In a meeting of its National Coordinators in March 2023, APFORGEN identified four objectives for regional collaboration on the conservation, restoration, and sustainable management of the region’s…


APFORGEN's Contributions to the Implementation of the Global Plan of Action for Forest Genetic Resources

The Global Plan of Action on Forest Genetic Resources (FGR) is a strategic framework for the conservation and sustainable use of genetic resources of trees and other woody plants. It is based on the…


Report of APFORGEN's Annual Workshop 2021

Read about the results of APFORGEN's annual workshop 2021, held as a virtual full-day event in June 2021. Nearly 40 participants across the region got together to discuss the current progress in implementing APFORGEN's strategy and to develop plans for collaboration for the next year. The strategy is designed to support regional collaboration for implementing the Global Plan of Action on Forest Genetic Resources.


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…


APFORGEN's Strategy 2018-2022

This document describes APFORGEN's objectives and targets 2018-2022, from mobilising political support for the conservation of forest genetic resources to strengthening tree seed supply for forest and landscape restoration


Informational Posters for APFORGEN Countries

Posters highlighting the current status, challenges, national priorities, policy and institutional support.



APFORGEN is the only network in Asia and the Pacific that specifically focuses on the conservation and sustainable use of the genetic diversity of trees.


Forest Genetic Resources Conservation and Management. Status in seven South and Southeast Asian countries. Publication Year - 2009

This compilation of the national status reports from the seven participating countries of the ITTO Project is the second joint documentation of national activities for the conservation and management of forest genetic resources in South and South-east Asian countries.


Forest Genetic Resources Conservation and Management. National Consultative Workshops of Seven South and Southeast Asian Countries. Publication Year - 2009

The reports of these national consultative workshops submitted by the NFPs have been compiled into a single volume, both to serve as a record for this project and more importantly as a collective source of updates on the activities of the participating countries during the project duration (February 2006 – January 2009). These reports are certainly valuable references on issues related to forest genetic resources conservation and management for the forest administrators and policy makers in these countries.


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


APFORGEN Secretariat
c/o Research Institute of Forestry, Chinese Academy of Forestry
XiangShan Road, Dongxiaofu No.1, Haidian district, 
Beijing, People's Republic of China