Forest genetic resources
The State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources
The first report on The State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources constitutes a major step in building the information and knowledge base required for action towards better conservation and sustainable management of FGR at national, regional and international levels.
The publication was prepared based on information provided by 86 countries, outcomes from regional and subregional consultations and commissioned thematic studies. It includes:
A special issue of Forest Ecology and Management (Global Forest Genetic Resources: Taking Stock) contains an editorial and seven peer-reviewed papers based on the thematic studies prepared as part of the State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources.
Summary and key findings
Importance of forest genetic resources