Research helps forests adapt to and mitigate a changing climate

Maintaining and expanding natural forest cover is therefore an essential component of an intelligent response to the climate crisis. However, given...

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A forest in Ghana. Credit: Bioversity International/C.Zanzanaini

Problem-based learning to sustain future forests

David Boshier and Judy Loo, editors of the Forest Genetic Resources Training Guide, invite university lecturers and students to put knowledge on...

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Forest Ecology and Management special edition. Photo: Bioversity International/M.Millere

Articles of new Elsevier special edition underline importance of tree genetic diversity

Judy Loo reflects on the recently published open-access special issue of Forest Ecology and Management – a publication that alongside the Global Plan...

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Judy Loo, Silje Trollstøl, Douglas McGuire and Sina Sibidou at COFO 22

Global Plan of Action for Forest Genetic Resources highlighted in events at FAO

Bioversity International scientists organized and participated in side events associated with two significant meetings at the Food and Agriculture...

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COFO 22

Explore the importance of the world's forests in Rome, Italy

The world’s forests are under the spotlight in Rome, Italy this week for World Forest Week and FAO’s 22nd Committee on Forestry (COFO 22) including a...

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Snapshot of the cover of the State of the World's Forest Genetic Resources report

Action needed to safeguard genetic diversity of the world's forests

The State of the World's Forest Genetic Resources report constitutes a major step in building the knowledge base required for action towards better...

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Douglas McGuire, Judy Loo and Riina Jalonen at Forests Asia Summit that took place in Jakarta, Indonesia in May 2014.

Forest genetic resources under spotlight at Forests Asia Summit

Forest scientists urge for the Global Plan of Action for Conservation, Sustainable Use and Development of Forest Genetic Resources to be woven into...

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Ferns in Gunung Halimun-Salak National Park, West Java, Indonesia.  Photo: CIFOR/M.Edliadi

Bioversity International researchers to present at Forests Asia Summit

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...

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Forest scenery of Gede Pangrango, Indonesia in the morning. Credit: CIFOR/R.Martin

Celebrating forest and tree diversity on the International Day of Forests

Bioversity International researcher Judy Loo and FAO's Albert Nikiema discuss forest genetic resources and the preparation of the first ever State of...

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