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Research Institute of Tropical Forestry held an Exchange Meeting on the Launch of the 2022 Asian Cooperation Fund Project
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On March 23, the 2022 Asian Cooperation Fund Project "Collection, Preservation and Elite Variety Innovation of Rare Tree Species in Tropical Areas" undertaken by Research Institute of Tropical Forestry was held online and offline.

The meeting focused on the status and prospect of the genetic improvement of Dalbergia odorifera, current status of the National Research Base for the study of tropical precious tree species in Jianfengling of Hainan Province and the comprehensive utilization and healthy products development of Dalbergia odorifera. The meeting elaborated the collection, preservation and evaluation of precious tree species germplasm resources as well as the results of industrialization research and development. Participants also introduced the promotion of agarwood cultivation in Laos by relevant companies in combination with agarwood cultivation and agarwood-induction techniques. The experts attending the meeting had in-depth exchanges and discussions in terms of the report, which played a strong role in promoting the cooperation and development of the project.

The meeting has promoted the forestry exchanges and cooperation betweenResearch Institute of Tropical Forestry and the Lancang-Mekong River region, deepened the understanding and friendship between the two sides, and played a certain role in promoting the sustainable development of the tropical precious tree species in China.

More than 30 people from Laos Xiangyage Agarwood Industry Technology Co., Ltd., Jiangxi University of Chinese Medicine, Research Institute of Tropical Forestry andExperimental Center of Tropical Forestryof CAF attended the meeting. (Hongzhou /Research Institute of Tropical Forestry)