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

Science-policy event on forest genetic resources

11 December 2015, Forestry House, Brussels, Belgium

Recents Events

11th meeting of the EUFORGEN Steering Committee

Dublin, Ireland, 18-20 Nov 2015