Co-Chairs’ Summary: Scoping Dialogue on Genetically-Modified Trees 1

The Forests Dialogue (TFD) convened this exploratory meeting – a ‘Scoping Dialogue’ – of 26 leaders in the forest sector with an interest in the topic of genetically-modified (GM) trees, at Yale University, 10-11 November 2011. Participants (Annex 1) represented a diversity of interests, including forest sector corporations, other forest owners, non-government and civil society organisations, the World Bank, and universities.