european forest genetic resources programme

Genetic diversity is crucial for adaptation of forests to climate change

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Technical guidelines are available for genetic conservation of thirty-two European tree species

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EUFGIS Portal tracks dynamic conservation of forest genetic resources in Europe

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EUFORGEN promotes conservation and appropriate use of forest genetic resources as part of the FOREST EUROPE process

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News Area

First seeds of forest trees deposited at Svalbard

3 Mar 2015
Last week, the first seed lots of forest trees (Norway spruce and Scots pine)...

Mapping of plant and animal genetic resources underway

22 Dec 2014
In July 2014, the European Commission (DG Agriculture and Rural Development)...

EUFORGEN ready to launch Phase V

17 Dec 2014
In January 2015, EUFORGEN will commence its fifth phase (2015-2019). The...

Climate change and conservation of forest genetic resources

11 Dec 2014
Climate change and forests have again been vividly discussed topics around the...

Nagoya Protocol entered into force

30 Oct 2014
On 12 October 2014, the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the...

Forthcoming Events

Final meeting of the FORGER project and 11th Steering Committee meeting

17-18 Nov (midday) - FORGER final project meeting; 18 Nov (midday)- 20 Nov (midday) 2015 - EUFORGEN 11th Steering Committee meeting, Grand Canal Hotel, Dublin, Ireland

Recents Events

Second meeting of the working group on forest genetic resources conservation and climate change

Wageningen, the Netherlands, 4-6 Feb 2014

Second meeting of the working group on FGR-relevant policies

Maccarese, Italy, 20-22 Jan 2014