Members

The Asia-Pacific Forest Invasive Species Network (APFISN) is a cooperative alliance of 34 member countries of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission (APFC). The network operates under the umbrella of APFC which is a statutory body of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. The APFISN focuses on inter-country cooperation that helps to detect, prevent, monitor, eradicate and/or control forest invasive species in the Asia-Pacific region.

Australia

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

7 London Circuit,
GPO Box858, Canberra
ACT 2601,
Australia

Focal Point

Alison Roach
Acting Assistant Secretary, Plant Biosecurity, Biosecurity Plant Division

Email: Alison.Roach@agriculture.gov.au

Bangladesh

Forest Department

Bana Bhaban, Plot-E-8, B-2,Agargaon,
Sher-e- Bangala Nagar, Dhaka-1207,
Bangladesh

Focal Point

MD. Abdul Mutaleb
Deputy Chief Conservator of Forests, Planning Wing

Email: dccf-pln@bforest.gov.bd

Bhutan

Forest Resources
Development Division

Department of Forests
P.O.Box No. 751
Thimphu, Bhutan

Focal Point

D.B.Dhital
Joint Director

Email: db_dhital@moa.gov.bt

Cambodia

Forestry Administration, MAFF of Cambodia

Phreah Norodom Blvd,
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Focal Point

Samreth Vanna
Deputy Director of Forest and Wildlife Science Research Institute

Email: samrethv@yahoo.com

China P.R.

Department of Afforestation, State Forestry Administration

18 Hepingli East Street,
Beijing 100714,
China P.R.

Focal Point

Jian Wu
Division Director

Email: jianwu@forestry.gov.cn

Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Focal Point

Nomination Pending

Fiji

Silviculture Research Division, Department of Forestry

P.O. Box 2218,
Government Buildings,
Suva, Fiji Islands

Focal Point

Sanjana Devi Lal
Senior Scientific Officer (Forest Protection)

Email: lal.sanjana@gmail.com

France

Focal Point

Nomination Pending

India

Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change

Indira Paryavaran Bhawan, Vayu Wing, 5th Floor, Jor Bagh Road
New Delhi 110 003 India

Focal Point

Shri A K Mohanty
Deputy Inspector General of Forests (Forest Protection), Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change

Email: dig.fpd@gmail.com

Indonesia

Directorate General of Forestry Research and Development, Ministry of Forestry

Jl. Gunung Batu No.5,
P.O.Box 165
Bogor 16610
Jawa Barat, Indonesia

Focal Point

Ms. R. Garsetiasih
Researcher

Email: garsetiasih@yahoo.com

Japan

Forestry & Forest Products Research Institute

Matsunosato 1,
Tukuba 305-8687, GPO Box858, Canberra
ACT 2601,
Australia

Focal Point

Dr. Takeshi Toma
Head, Partnership Promotion Office

Bureau for International Partnership

Email: toma@affrc.go.jp

Kiribati

Focal Point

Nomination Pending

Lao PDR

Department of Forestry

P O Box 2932,
Vientiane, Lao PDR.

Focal Point

Vongdeuane Vongisiharath
Head of the Forest Division – Resource conservation

Email: conbru@laotel.com

Malaysia

Focal Point

Nomination Pending

Maldives

Ministry of Fisheries Agriculture and Marine Resources

Ghazee Building,
Ameer Ahmed Magu,
Malé 20-05,
Republic of Maldives

Focal Point

Aminath Shafia
Assistant Director

Email: agri@fishagri.gov.mv

Mongolia

Department of Implementation, Ministry of Environment and Green Development

Government building II,
United Nation’s street 5/2,
Chingeltei district,
Ulaanbaatar 15160,
Mongolia

Focal Point

Isheekhuu Dorj
Senior Officer

Email: dorj@mne.gov.mn

Myanmar

Forest Research Institute, Forest Department, Myanmar

Forest Protection,
Forest Research Institute, Yezin,
PyinmanarTownship,
Mandalay Division

Focal Point

Nomination Pending

Nepal

Department of Forest Research and Survey

Babarmahal, Kathmandu,
Nepal

Focal Point

Rajesh Malla
Under Secretary (Tech)

Email: raj_malla@yahoo.com

New Zealand

MAF Policy, Biosecurity &Science Policy

Level 10,Wellington-ASB House,
101-103 The Terrace,
Wellington, New Zealand

PO Box 2526, Wellington,
New Zealand

Focal Point

Chris Baddeley
Team Leader

Email: Chris.Baddeley@maf.govt.nz

Pakistan

Focal Point

Nomination Pending

Papua New Guinea

Forest Policy and Planning

PNG Forest Authority
P. O. Box 5055
Boroko, N. C. D.,
Papua New Guinea

Focal Point

Ruth C H Turia (PhD)
Director

Email: rturia@pngfa.gov.pg

Philippines

Ecosystems Research & Development Bureau

Deparment of Environment & Natural Resources College,
Laguna, Philippines,4031

Focal Point

Nomination Pending

Republic of Korea

Korea National Arboretum

Sumokwon Ro 832,
Soheul Eup
Pocheon City,
Prov. Gyeonggi, 487-821
Republic of Korea

Focal Point

Chang Ho Shin
Director, Division of Forest Biodiversity, Korea National Arboretum

Email: chshin95@forest.go.kr

Russian Federation

Focal Point

Nomination Pending

Samoa

Forestry Division

Ministry of Natural Resources & Environment,
PO Box L1849
Apia, Samoa

Focal Point

Maturo Paniani
Assistant Chief Executive Officer

Email: maturo.paniani@mnre.gov.ws

Sri Lanka

Forest Research Centre

Forest Department,
Forest Research Centre,
Kumbalpola, Boyagane,
Kurunegala, Sri Lanka

Focal Point

Dr N. D. R. Weerawardene
Chief Research Officer

Email: friku@sltnet.lk

Solomon Islands

Ministry of Forestry and Research

Forest Development and Reforestation Division,
Ministry of Forestry and Research,
Solomon Islands

Focal Point

Mr. Richard Raomae
Director

Email: raomaerichy@yahoo.com

Thailand

Royal Forest Department

Royal Forest Department
Jatujak, Bangkok
Thailand

Focal Point

Mr. Supahote Uengwichanpanya
Senior Scientist

Email: Sup52@hotmail.com

Timor-Leste

Focal Point

Nomination Pending

Tonga

Focal Point

Nomination Pending

Tuvalu

Focal Point

Nomination Pending

United States of America

USDA Forest Service

1601 N. Kent Street RPC-7,
Arlington VA, USA

Focal Point

Robert Mangold
Director, Forest Health Protection

Email: rmangold@fs.fed.us

Vanuatu

Ministry of Agriculture , Quarantine, Forestry and Fisheries

Private Mail Bag 9039,
Port Vila,
Republic of Vanuatu

Focal Point

Ruben Markward Bakeo
Planning and Executive Officer

Email: rubenmarkwardbakeo@yahoo.com

Viet Nam

Vietnamese Academy of Forest Sciences

Dong Ngac-Tu Liem,
Hanoi, Vietnam

Focal Point

Pham Quang Thu
Director Forest Protection Research Centre

Email: phamquangthu@fpt.vn