Preparatory actions on EU plant and animal genetic resources in agriculture

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Future Trees Trust

Start date: 01/01/1993 > Completion date: 10/16/2014

General information about the project/initiative

Name of the Project/Initiative: Future Trees Trust
Acronym: FTT

General information about the organisation

Name: Tim Rowland
Post Code: GL6 8EG
Country: uk

Contact details of the person responsible for the project/initiative:

Name: Jo Clark

Description of the project/initiative

Domains covered by the project/initiative:

  • Forest genetic resources (FGR)

Number of partners: 50
Scope of the project: International
Initial motivation for starting the project/initiative: to improve the quality of broadleaved trees for timber production

Actions which describe the project – Actions are ranked from 1 to 10

Managing genetic resources (collecting, conserving, maintaining, regenerating, optimising composition, etc.) 1
Generating information (phenotyping, genotyping, etc.) 4
Breeding and producing cultivars/breeds (including pre-breeding) 2
Managing information (databasing, interfacing, etc.) 5
Scientific research (analysing diversity, finding traits, etc.) 3
Raising public awareness (aiming at the general public) 6

Budget and funding

Overall budget of the project/initiative (in Euros): 100,000
Other public authorities than national government and agencies: 20%
Private: 70%
Public-Private Partnerships: 10%

Expected outcomes and communication


Increase knowledge X
Improve/conserve genetic resource materials X


Users of genetic resources such as breeders, farmers, industry X

Project/initiative to lead to the initiation of further projects/initiatives

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