No. 28


Rome, 2000

The designations employed and the presentation of material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.


Note from the Editor

Abdou Salam Ouédraogo (1957-2000) - In Memoriam

(G. Namkoong & M.P. Koshy)
Decision Making in Gene Conservation

(T.O.M. Bazuin)
Efforts in the Conservation And Sustainable Use of Forest Genetic Resources in the Near East

(R. Gouma, J.M. Bouvet, P. Vigneron & N. Kimbouma)
Ex Situ Conservation of Genetic Resources in the Congo: Case Studies of Two Introduced Species: Eucalyptus grandis and E. urophylla

(K. Pouru)
Pacific Sub-Regional Action Plan for Conservation, Management and Sustainable Use of Forest and Tree Genetic Resources

(J.A. Enricci, N.M. Pasquini, O.A. Picco & V. Mondino)
Provenance Trials on Pinus ponderosa Douglas ex Lawson in Argentina's Andean Patagonia

(I. Dawson, J. Were & A. Lengkeek)
Conservation of Prunus africana, an Over-Exploited African Medicinal Tree

(D.B. Krishnapillay)
Attempts at Conservation of Recalcitrant Seeds in Malaysia

Recent Developments In EUFORGEN

(L. Thomson)
South Pacific Region Initiative on Forest Genetic Resources (SPRIG) - Phase 2

(P. Sigaud & J. Luhanga)
SADC Sub-Regional Workshop on Forest and Tree Genetic Resources

Recent Publications from the DANIDA Forest Seed Centre

(J-P. Le Danff & P. Sigaud)
Latest Developments in the Implementation of the Work Programme on Forests of the Convention on Biological Diversity

(S. Hald)
REFORGEN now available on the INTERNET

(A. Yanchuk)
The FAO Electronic Forum on Biotechnology in Food and Agriculture: A Brief Summary of the Forestry Conference

The Global Forest Resources Assessment 2000

Recent Literature of Interest