No germplasm resources for two national-priority plantation species (teak and sandalwood). Low capacity for germplasm delivery and small-scale forestry.
Tony Page and his team are working on an ACIAR funded project to improve access to germplasm. The community based project draws on his past work.
- Foundation of germplasm resources from local and imported sources.
- Improved nursery industry capacity for tree production.
- Improved silviculture practice
Funding body: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
Amount: A$1.27M, 2015-2019