IUFRO Conference Kuala Lumpur 2010

The IUFRO 2010 Conference themed, “Sustainable Utilisation and Conservation of Forests in the Genomics Era” was launched by Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment YB Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Joseph Kurup at Legend Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, on 8 March

The International Union of Forestry Research Organisations (IUFRO) conference, from 7 to 12 March, provides a platform for exchange of ideas and information amongst researchers and practitioners in forest genetics, breeding and conservation; to discuss and evaluate the latest approaches and techniques in forest genetics research and management of forest genetic resources; and to promote international cooperation and networking amongst practitioners and researchers involved in forest genetics, breeding and conservation.

Jointly organised by IUFRO, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), Universiti Putra Malaysia, and Biodiversity International, the conference is attended by 150 participants including speakers from 22 countries.

IUFRO is a non-profit, non-governmental international network of forest scientists, which aims to promote global cooperation in forest-related research and enhance the understanding of the ecological, economic and social aspects of forests.

Published: 17 Mar 2010

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Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) 52109, Kepong Selangor Darul Ehsan

603 - 6279 7000
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