The Working Group on Genetic Resources

The working group’s objective is to ensure cooperation on conservation and use of genetic resources of forest trees among the Nordic countries.

Tasks:

Pinus sylvestris. Photo: Dan Aamlid/NIBIO
  • NordGen Forest working group at the interface of the national level and the European level (EUFORGEN)
  • Exchange information and discuss issues of common Nordic importance
  • Initiate and implement activities that can improve or guide the conservation and use of genetic resources of forest trees in the Nordic region
  • Identify and initiate relevant research
  • Disseminate information on the NordGen web pages and in relevant publications