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

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