The State of the World's Forest Genetic Resources report constitutes a major step in building the knowledge base required for action towards better conservation and sustainable management of the planet's precious forest genetic resources.
Forest scientists urge for the Global Plan of Action for Conservation, Sustainable Use and Development of Forest Genetic Resources to be woven into national and international programmes and strategies.
Sharing knowledge on how South-east Asia can accelerate the shift toward a green economy by better managing its forests and landscapes will be the focus of Forests Asia Summit, taking place in Jakarta, Indonesia from 5-6 May 2014.
Forestry experts at Bioversity International and the Forest Research Institute of Malaysia call attention to the impacts of logging on the genetic diversity of timber trees in Asian forests, and its effects on timber production.
Knowledge that can contribute to sustainable biodiversity management and conservation can differ between men and women within a community. Find out how taking a participatory research approach to gather that knowledge is proving fruitful.