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The State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources


The publication was prepared based on information provided by 86 countries, outcomes from regional and subregional consultations and commissioned thematic studies. It includes:

  • an overview of definitions and concepts related to Forest Genetic Resources (FGR) and a review of their value;
  • a description of the main drivers of changes;
  • the presentation of key emerging technologies;
  • an analysis of the current status of FGR conservation, use and related developments;
  • recommendations addressing the challenges and needs.

By the FAO Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture.

Published: 2014
Publisher: FAO
Geography: Global