Optimizing the management and sustainable
use of forest genetic resources in Europe

Other relevant initiatives

There are several important initiatives ongoing in Europe related to research on forest genetic resources:

  • EUFORGEN (since 1994) - European Forest Genetic Resources Programme
  • EVOLTREE (since 2006) - Evolution of Trees as drivers of terrestrial biodiversity
  • AFORGEN (since 2012) - Alpine Forest Genomics Network

List of the projects contributing to the state-of-the-art knowledge on forest genetic resources:

  • LIFEGENMON (2014-2020) - LIFE for European Forest Genetic Monitoring System)
  • FORGER (2012-2016) - Towards the Sustainable Management of Forest Genetic Resources in Europe
  • Trees4Future (2011-2016) - Designing Trees for the Future
  • PROCOGEN (2012-2016) – Promoting a functional and comparative understanding of the conifer genome
  • MAP/FGR (2012-2016) - Strengthening conservation: a key issue for adaptation of marginal/peripheral populations of forest trees to climate change in Europe
  • TipTree (2012-2015) Scenarios for forest biodiversity dynamics under global change in Europe: identifying micro-evolutionary scale tipping points
  • MOTIVE (2009-2013) - The project models for adaptive forest management
  • REINFFORCE (2009-2013) Resource infrastructures for monitoring, adapting and protecting European atlantic forests under changing climate
  • NOVELTREE (2008-2013) -  website link unavailable

Latest News

What does forest genetic monitoring mean in practice?
January 30, 2018 A Stakeholders' event on forest genetic monitoring took place on 24 and 25 October 2017 in...

GenTree film at International PARISCIENCE Film Festival
November 20, 2017 Every year, the International Pariscience Film Festival brings together the best international...