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The Indian Plywood Industries Research and Training Institute (IPIRTI) is organising a One-Day International Conference on "Bamboo Composites" at IPIRTI Conference Hall, Bangalore, India on Monday, 11th February 2019.

Download: Flyer and Registration Form
Updated 3 January 2019


The APAFRI Eighth General Assembly has elected Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), represented by Dato’ Dr Abd Latif Mohmod as the Chair of the Executive Committee 2018-2021. Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute (FFPRI), Japan represented by Dr. Hiroshi Tanaka has been elected as the Vice-chair. (Click here to see the full Executive Committee list)

Updated 3 December 2018


The APAFRI Eighth General Assembly was successfully held on 29 November 2018 at Putra 5 Meeting Room, Putrajaya, Malaysia. The General Assembly was attended by the representatives from 17 member institutions from 11 countries.

Updated 3 December 2018

APFORGEN workshop:
Enhancing Conservation and Sustainable Use on Endangered Tree Species: Review of Available Information and Setting Priority for Action

The workshop was successfully held in Kunming, China from 26 to 28 March 2018. Organized by APFORGEN, National Forest Genetic Resources Platform of China, APAFRI and other collaborators, the workshop was attended by 24 participants from Lao PDR, Cambodia, Italy, Philippines, Malaysia, South Korea, China, United Kingdom, India, Sri Lanka and Thailand.
Updated 1 April 2018

10th International Conference on Traditional Forest Knowledge and Culture in Asia

A workshop to report the outcomes of a series of surveys to collect proverbs and old sayings from Southeast Asia was held a day prior to the 10th International Conference on Traditional Forest Knowledge which was held from 31 October to 3 November 2017 in Seoul, Korea.
Updated 20 November 2017

22nd APAFRI Executive Committee Meeting

The meeting was held on 30 October 2017 in Seoul Korea, attended by five Executive Committee members

Updated 20 November 2017



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