Forty-eight community representatives from fourteen community organisations, including eighteen women, drawn from various parts of Cameroon and six others from Nepal, Guatemala, Kenya, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic and Tanzania, met from 5-7 March 2009 in Yaounde to share experiences. In total, more than sixty participants from seven countries and three continents participated in this forum.
The first-ever edition of The State of the World's Forest Genetic Resources report has found that half of all the world’s utilized forest species are under threat.
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Call to action to preserve genetic diversity in our forests
FAO has released the first ever State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources report, highlighting the need to conserve these valuable resources and how the World Agroforestry Centre is helping to generate knowledge about them