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Planting a better future with Australian trees

May Duc Kien of the Vietnamese Academy of Forest Sciences inspects a promising eucalypt hybrid clone in a variety trial at Ba Vi, northern Vietnam. Photo: Chris Harwood

Australian plantation species are farmed extensively throughout the world, especially in developing countries where they are preferred to local forest species for fuelwood and manufacturing owing to their rapid growth and adaptability to harsh environments. ACIAR has long invested in the forestry sector of developing countries, brokering research that improves the domestication of Australian trees as a significant component of sustainable forest production systems in Asian economies.

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