The Forest Productivity Cooperative is an international partnership working to increase the productivity, profitability, and sustainability of plantation forestry throughout the Americas. The program is jointly administered by co-directors located at Virginia Tech, North Carolina State University, and the Universidad de Concepcion in Chile. Tom Fox serves as the co-director at Virginia Tech. There are currently 52 members from forest industry that manage more than 10 million hectares of forest land in North and South America. Members include forest industry, allied industries, and governmental agencies that operate in eight countries (United States, Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina, Uruguay, and Brazil).