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Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement CIRAD-Forêt
CIRAD-FORÊT is based in Montpellier, France, and addresses complex technical and scientific challenges through its development-oriented research activities on natural forests, forest plantations, rural stands and their environment, forest products, and the impact of human activities on the natural environment - marshalling a wide range of skills and know-how in the fields of environmental and social sciences.
Fields of activity are: designing tools and methods for the development and sustainable management of natural areas with forestry potential while preserving biodiversity; proposing environment-friendly plans for the management of trees within agroecosystems, and assisting in setting up village and commercial forest plantations; promoting sustainable and cost-effective use of wood materials and balanced development of the wood-production subsector.For further information, visit the Web site:www.cirad.fr
Forest Seed Bank Management System (GESSEM)
GESSEM is software developed by CIRAD, in collaboration with FAO, for the running and management of germplasm banks and seed collections, especially those of forest tree seed centres.SeeInformation systems - GESSEM