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Towards sustainability for one of the world’s most valuable essential oils

Validation Workshop on Agarwood Report, 20-22 June 2022, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia A meeting of experts in Malaysia has been looking at ways to make the

Malaysia: Guidelines for the establishment of Aquilaria malaccensis arboretum in Peninsular Malaysia

Short description of output announced and beneficiaries: The main objective in establishing an A. malaccensis arboretum in Peninsular Malaysia is to conserve the genetic diversity

Malaysia: Establishment of Aquilaria malaccensis arboreta in Pahang and Selangor, Peninsular Malaysia

Short description of output announced and beneficiaries: This document was to report on activities conducted towards the establishment of an arboretum each in the states

Vietnam: Report on the training workshop to train management and enforcement officers to effectively use the rosewood identification manual and the App

Short description of output announced and beneficiaries: The identification manual for Dalbergia cochinchinensis Pierre and Dalbergia oliveri Gamble ex Prain and the Dalbergia ID App

Vietnam: Report on the training workshop for local authorities and management agencies to share the NDF’s recommendations and guidance for implementation of the recommendations at the local level

Short description of output announced and beneficiaries: The non-detriment findings (NDF) report for D. cochinchinensis and D. oliveri in Vietnam has been developed and approved

Viet Nam considers conservation plan for two of its most valuable tree species

Vietnamese Authorities are considering a management and conservation plan for two of their most valuable native tree species. The plans, which have been proposed by

Report on the Virtual Training Workshop on the CITES Non-detriment Findings Report on D. cochinchinensis and D. oliveri and the Economic Analysis and Comparative Advantage of Plantations of D. cochinchinensis

A workshop to disseminate the NDF of D. cochinchinensis and D. oliveri in the Choam Ksant management district in Preah Vihear province, as well as

Viet Nam is to stop all harvesting and exports of two species of endangered rosewood tree

The two trees (Dalbergia cochinchinensis and Dalbergia oliveri) are both are listed on Appendix II of CITES (the UN Convention on International Trade in Endangered

Guidelines on Private Forest Registration in Cambodia

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries promulgated a Rule on Private Forests in 2017 to promote the participation from the private sector in the

Report on the development of an App for the Identification of Dalbergia cochinchinensis and Dalbergia oliveri in Vietnam.

The Dalbergia ID App is an identification application for Dalbergia cochinchinensis and Dalbergia oliveri, which was developed based on the published Manual in Vietnamese. The

Identification manual for Dalbergia cochinchinensis and Dalbergia oliveri (in Vietnamese with Executive Summary in English)

The identification manual for Dalbergia cochinchinensis Pierre and Dalbergia oliveri Gamble ex Prain was produced and printed in Vietnamese to assist the central and local

Report on National Extension and Consultation Workshop on Rules and Guidelines for Private Forest Plantation Registration in Cambodia

The National Extension and Consultation Workshop on Rules and Guidelines for Private Forest Plantation Registration in Cambodia that was co-funded by the AFoCO project (AFoCO/012/2019:

CITES Non-detriment Findings Report on Dalbergia cochinchinensis and Dalbergia oliveri in the Choam Ksant District, Preah Vihear Province

Cambodia has been a member of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) since 1997, which is obliged

Systematic Survey Report of Dalbergia cochinchinensis and Dalbergia oliveri for Piloting Assessment on Sustainable Genetic Conservation in Choam Ksant district, Preah Vihear Province.

As there are no official statistics, differentiated by species, that are available for D. cochinchinensis and D. oliveri in Cambodia, nor are they very well-documented,

Review of the taxonomy, biology, ecology, and the status, trend, and population structure, of D. cochinchinensis and D. oliveri in Choam Ksant district, Preah Vihear province, Cambodia.

Rosewood, which includes D. cochinchinensis and D. oliveri, as well as several other species of Dalbergia has become the world’s most trafficked wild products. In

Assessment Report on the Conservation Status, Management Practices, and Harvest Monitoring of Dalbergia cochinchinensis and Dalbergia oliveri in the Choam Ksant District, Preah Vihear Province

Plantation of D. cochinchinensis established to restore and conserve this species in the Preah Vihear Temple Protected Landscape Since the timber harvesting system used in

Guidance for making NDF for trees available in four languages now

The nine-steps NDF-Guidance for trees covers the aspects relevant for making an NDF for CITES-listed trees and offers a structure for the process. It also

Review on the taxonomy, biology, ecology, and the status, trend and population structure and dynamics of Dalbergia oliveri in Vietnam

The Asian rosewood (Dalbergia oliveri Gamble ex Prain) was announced in the Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, Volume LXVI, Part II, Natural Science

Review on the taxonomy, biology, ecology, and the status, trend and population structure and dynamics of Dalbergia cochinchinensis in Vietnam

The Siamese rosewood (Dalbergia cochinchinensis Pierre), originated from Vietnam, was announced in the book “Flore forestière de la Cochinchine” in 1898. The distribution of this

A review on Taxonomy, Biology, Ecology and Population Status of Dalbergia latifolia from Indonesia

Dalbergia latifolia Roxb. is a member of Fabaceae (Legume family). Dalbergia is a genus of the tribe Dalbergieae Bronn ex DC. of the Leguminosae subfamily

Virtual meeting of the Coordinator of the CITES Program on Tree Species, Dr. Milena Sosa Schmidt, with the CITES Administrative Authority of Guatemala, Mr. Abraham Humberto Estrada Rossal, and the project coordinators: Myrna Herrera and Abimael Reynoso

In the framework of CITES projects: “Comprehensive analysis of tree species of the genus Dalbergia and similar through the forensic timber laboratory to strengthen the

Survey of species and specimens of the genus Dalbergia in the wood collections registered at Index Xylariorum of the International Association of Wood Anatomists – IAWA to be analyzed by NIRS technology

To build a robust identification model to identify Dalbergia woods by NIRS technology, it is necessary to obtain spectra from a high number of samples of each

The Global Tree Specialist Group latest report about CTSP

The Global Tree Specialist Group (GTSG) is a global network of experts who, working in their own regions and institutions, all contribute to the conservation

Fifth Advisory Committee Meeting CITES Tree Species Programme (CTSP)

29 Experts from 15 countries that are representing CTSP Advisory Committee were brought together in Lomé, Togo on 04 December 2019 at the fifth meeting

Tri-national meeting of the technical team of the CITES Tree Species Program in Managua, Nicaragua

The technical team of the CITES Tree Species Program, tri-national project (Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua) met for the second time in Managua, Nicaragua. During

CITES and ITTO Secretariat video conference meeting

CITES Secretariat and the ITTO Secretariat organized a video conference meeting on 18 October 2019. Nine colleagues from both teams participated. ITTO was represented by

The CITES Tree Species Programme at the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES

The Secretariat presented document CoP18 Doc. 16 on the CITES Tree Species Programme during the CITES Eighteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties in

Towards better protection of internationally traded African tree species listed in CITES

Some 30 experts from 12 CITES Parties met in Dar es Salaam from 7 to 15 March 2019 at the CITES Tree Species Programme Regional

CITES Tree Species Programme Regional Meeting for Central and South America and the Caribbean

Some 70 experts from 11 Parties were brought together in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 17 to 21 September 2018 at the CITES Tree Species Programme

Experts meet in Indonesia to review progress made in implementing CITES Tree Species Programme in Asia and enhancing trade regulation for agarwood

About 60 experts from 11 countries that are Party to CITES were brought together in Yogyakarta, Indonesia from 25 to 29 June 2018 at the

EU contributes 8 million Euro to support the CITES tree species programme and the protection of African elephants

The Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the European Commission announced today the significant