Reference documents; regions and methodology

FAO documents

Regional

Africa

  • FAO. 2001. State of Forest Genetic Resources in Sahelian and North-Sudanian Africa & Regional Action Plan for their Conservation and Sustainable Use. Forest Genetic Resources Working Papers, Working Paper FGR/2E. Forest Resources Development Service, Forest Resources Division. FAO, Rome. (unpublished) (also available in french)
  • FAO 2003. State of Forest and Tree Genetic Resources in Dry Zone Southern Africa Development Community Countries. Document compiled by B.I. Nyoka. Forest Genetic Resources Working Papers, Working Paper FGR/41E, Forest Resources Development Service, Forest Resources Division. FAO, Rome. (unpublished)
  • Oscar, E.M. & Salam, A. 1999.State of forest genetic resources in the Sahelian and North-Sudanian zone of Africa. Forest Genetic Resources No.27. FAO, Rome.
  • Sigaud, P., Hald, S., Dawson, I. & Ouédraogo, A.S. 1998. FAO/IPGRI/ICRAF Workshop on the Conservation, Management, Sustainable Utilization and Enhancement of Forest Genetic Resources in Dry-zone Sub-Saharan Africa. Forest Genetic Resources No.26. pp.9-12. FAO, Rome.
  • Sigaud, P. & Luhanga, J. 2000.SADC Sub-Regional Workshop on Forest and Tree Genetic Resources. Forest Genetic Resources No.28. FAO, Rome.
  • Regional/sub-regional workshops on the conservation, management, sustainable utilization and enhancement of forest genetic resources. II - Eastern and Southern Africa. Draft technical guidelines on identification and definition of national priorities

    Americas

  • Mesén, F. 2003.Estado de los Recursos Genéticos Forestales en Cuba, México y América Central y Plan de Acción Regional para su Conservación y Uso Sostenible. La preparación de este documento de Trabajo responde a una solicitud de la FAO en preparación para el Taller Subregional. Forest Genetic Resources Working Papers, Working Paper FGR/52S. Forest Resources Development Service, Forest Resources Division, FAO, Rome. (unpublished)


  • Asia

  • A regional report on forest genetic resources of North, Northeast and Central Asia (1998-1999)


  • Oceania

  • Kanawi, P. 2000.Pacific sub-regional action plan for conservation, management and sustainable use od forest and tree genetic resources. Forest Genetic Resources No.28. pp. 18-20. FAO, Rome.
  • FAO. 2002. State of Forest and Tree Genetic Resources in the Pacific Islands & Sub-Regional Action Plan for their Conservation and Sustainable Use. Based on the work of Suliana Siwatibau and Lex Thomson. Forest Genetic Resources Working Papers, Working Paper FGR/4E. Forest Resources Development Service, Forest Resources Division. FAO, Rome. (also available in french)
  • FAO 2002. Forest Genetic Resources, International and Australian perspectives. Paper prepared by Christel Palmberg-Lerche, August 2000. Forest Genetic Resources Working Papers, Working Paper FGR/36E (September 2002). Forest Resources Development Service, Forest Resources Division. FAO, Rome. (unpublished)
  • All regions

  • Baskaran, K., D.; Bariteau, M.; El-Kassaby, Y.A.; Huoran, W.; Kagayama, P.; Kigomo, B.N.; Mesén, F.; Midgley, S.; Nikiema, A.; Patiño V, F.; Prado, J.A.,; Sharma, M.K..; Ståhl, P.H. 2002. Regional Updates, prepared for the Twelfth Session of the FAO Panel of Experts on Forest Gene Resources, Rome, Italy, 21-23 November 2001. Forest Genetic Resources Working Papers, Working Paper FGR/34E. Forest Resources Development Service, Forest Resources Division. FAO, Rome. (unpublished)
  • Baskaran K., D.; Bariteau, M.; El-Kassaby, Y.A.; Huoran, W.; Kigomo, B.N.; Mesén, F.; Midgley, S.; Nikiema, A.; Patiño V, F.; Prado, J.A.; & Ståhl, P.H. 2004.Regional Updates - prepared for the Thirteenth Session of the FAO Panel of Experts on Forest Gene Resources . Rome, Italy, 10-12 November 2003. Forest Genetic Resources Working Paper FGR/73E. FAO, Rome.


  • Methodology

  • Patiño-Valera, F. 2002. Lineamientos para la elaboración de los documentos nacionales. Documentos de Trabajo: Recursos genéticos Forestales. Documento de Trabajo FGR/39S. Servicio de Desarrollo de Recursos Forestales, Dirección de Recursos Forestales, FAO, Roma. (unpublished)
  • Zeh-Nlo, M. 2002. Approche méthodologique en vue d'une évaluation des ressources génétiques forestières dans les pays de l'Afrique Centrale. Note thématique sur les ressources génétiques forestières. Document de travail FGR/75F. Service de la mise en valeur des ressources forestières, Division des ressources forestières. FAO, Rome.
  • Sahelian Africa: FAO. 1999. Progress towards the development of Regional Action Plans on Forest Genetic Resources. Draft technical guidelines on the identification and definition of national priorities. Secretariat Note, 11th Session of the FAO Panel of Experts on Forest Gene Resources. Document FORGEN/99/5. Forest Resources Division. FAO, Rome.
  • Regional/sub-regional workshops on the conservation, management, sustainable utilization and enhancement of forest genetic resources. II - Eastern and Southern Africa. Draft technical guidelines on identification and definition of national priorities


  • Non FAO documents

    Regional

    Americas

  • A regional workshop on Forest and Tree Genetic Resources was organized for Central America, Cuba and Mexico and held at CATIE, Turialba, 24-29 November 2002. A short report, Informe del Taller Regional sobre Recursos Genéticos Forestales is available in Spanish.
  • A comprehensive report on The Status of Temperate North American Forest Genetic Resources.
  • North American Forest Commission.Report of the study group on forest genetic resources.
  • North American Forest Commission. Alien species harmful to North American Forests.


  • Asia

  • 2003-2004: see APFORGEN (Asia Pacific Forest Genetic Resources Programme)
  • Proceedings of the Southeast Asian Moving Workshop on Conservation, Management and Utilization of Forest Genetic Resources held from 25 February-10 March 2001 in Thailand is available including lists of priority species for each of the participating countries (Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam).


  • Europe

  • The European Programme on Forest Genetic Resources EUFORGEN, hosted by Bioversity International, coordinates four research networks: Forest Management, Conifers, Scattered broadleaves, Stand-forming broadleaves.


  • Mediterranean

  • The European Programme on Forest Genetic Resources EUFORGEN, hosted by Bioversity International, coordinates four research networks: Forest Management, Conifers, Scattered broadleaves, Stand-forming broadleaves.


  • Methodology

  • Oceania Background and methodology for the preparation of country and territory reports
  • last updated:  Friday, July 11, 2008