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7th GA

The Seventh General Assembly shall be convened together with the upcoming Conference on Forestry and Forest Products Research organized by the Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), 21–23 September 2015, in Kuala Lumpur. Members planning to attend the General Assembly are encouraged to participate in this conference, which would be held together with two other events in the International Science and Nature Congress (ISNAC) 2015.

Relevant Articles of the APAFRI Constitution - Updated 2012
Articles X & XI
General Announcement
Nomination Form
5 : Confirmation Form
6 : Agenda and Supporting Documents
Added 22 May 2015 Updated 20 August 2015

Training Workshop on Systematic Review in Forest Science

The IUFRO Special Programme for Development of Capacities (SPDC) in collaboration with the University of Oxford, United Kingdom, and the Asia Pacific Association of Forestry Research Institutions (APAFRI) is organizing a 3-day training workshop on systematic review in forest science, to be held at the Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) in Kepong, Selangor, Malaysia from 17 to 19 November 2015.

Deadline for submissions: 31 August 2015.

Added 14 July 2015


Dr Y. S. Rao Forestry Research Award

Submission Deadline extended to 31 July 2015


APAFRI is now calling for nominations for this award to be given out in year 2015. The award is for the most outstanding paper/report on problem solving forestry research with significant practical application value.

Eligibility is limited to researchers below the age of 40 years from APAFRI member institutions.

Nominations for the award must be made by the member institutions. There is no specific nomination form for this, but applicant must provide a short curriculum vita, accompanied by compilation of research papers or reports.

More information about the Dr. Y. S. Rao Forestry Research Award.

Added 14 Mei 2015

Workshop on Documenting Traditional Forest-related Knowledge for Ecosystem Services in ASEAN Countries

The workshop was successfully held at Crystal Crown Hotel, Kepong, Malaysia from 2 to 4 February 2015, attended by 21 participants from Cambodia, Indonesia,Korea, Malaysia, Philippines and Vietnam.

Added 23 February 2015

Regional Workshop on Sharing Traditional Forest Knowledge for Ecosystem Services in ASEAN Countries

The workshop was successfully held at Crystal Crown Hotel, Kepong, Malaysia from 24 to 26 March 2014, attended by 14 participants from Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Vietnam.

Added 31 March 2014

APAFRI Sixth General Assembly

The APAFRI Sixth General Assembly was successfully convened in Guangzhou, China which attended by 26 institutional members of APAFRI. Forest Research Institute of Malaysia was re-elected as the Chair of the APAFRI Executive Committee.
Added 4 September 2012



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