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We offer management consulting services to clients throughout the forest products value chain, from resource providers to end users. Our unique experience allows us to recognise relevant driving forces and assess their impact on client business. We help clients capture strategic opportunities and avoid pitfalls.

One main area of our expertise lies in strategy formulation and execution regarding raw materials, markets and products. For instance, we help our clients find new business prospects in raw materiel procurement or better predict the competitive environment.

Another main area of our skills is to combine our leading-edge industry expertise and management consulting know-how with the best practices in the fields of sustainable ecosystem management and biodiversity protection such as supporting our clients in forest management and chain of custody certification.

Recent study:
Billion hectares of land have potential for forest restoration

We complement the skill set of client organisations with our wide and deep industry specific perspective. Our working methods range from technical analysis to process facilitation and from sparring to scenario workshops. We work well on every level of client organisations. With our unique understanding of the whole forest industry cluster, we can interpret trends or nuances in client business landscapes.

 

You can find some historical background information about central Eurpoean forestry here



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2016-07-25 09:22 |

By Susan Onyango, originally published at ICRAF’s Agroforestry World Blog While tropical forests continue to decline, a remarkable change is happening: tree cover on agricultural land has increased across the globe, capturing nearly 0.75 Gigatonnes carbon dioxide every year. A new study under the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry, titled Global Tree Cover and Biomass Carbon on […]

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2016-07-25 09:08 |

A synthesis of the workshop co-organized by the Ministry of National Development Planning/Bappenas and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), 31 May 2016, in Jakarta. This stakeholder workshop is part of the project “Forests in the global bioeconomy: Developing multi-scale policy scenarios” funded by the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), and the study by Bappenas “Development […]

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2016-07-25 08:53 |

Hon. Dato Ali Apong, Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism for Brunei Darussalam invites you to the Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit 2016.

The post Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit invitation video appeared first on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry.

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2016-07-25 08:45 |

Originally published at CIFOR’s Forests News Mediating the push and pull of agricultural expansion and conservation is no easy task. Add to that smallholders – who play a crucial role in producing agricultural commodities but whose economic disenfranchisement can incline to unsustainable practices – and the situation becomes even more complex. With increasing corporate commitments to eliminate deforestation from supply […]

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2016-07-25 06:42 |

Originally published by the Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) The Dubai-based International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA), the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska are co-leading a $4-million research effort. The project is designed to help the […]

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2016-07-25 06:24 |

Originally posted by IUCN This September, an estimated 10,000 people will converge on the Hawai‘i Convention Center in Honolulu to exchange conservation ideas, discuss pressing issues and learn from one another at the IUCN World Conservation Conference. Forests will be at the top of the agenda for many – and dozens of talks, workshops, and formal presentations […]

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2016-07-25 06:01 |

By Gregor Wolf, originally posted by the World Bank’s Opportunities for All blog Cattle ranching and agriculture have been key drivers of deforestation and land degradation in Brazil,  with land use practices that come at the expense of the environment and cause water scarcity, biodiversity loss and persistent poverty. There’s no doubt that land and […]

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2016-07-24 03:57 |

The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities announced the launch of the revitalized wood bioenergy facility database and mapping tool

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2016-07-24 02:07 |

The Paris Agreement, adopted by 195 Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in 2015, recognizes the urgency of climate change and calls for limiting the increase in global temperatures to well below 2°C compared with pre-industrial levels, with an ambition to limit the increase to 1.5°C.

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2016-07-23 11:47 |   Plant breeders are adding more food plants to markets and building a more food-secure future for Africa. One has been working at it all her life despite early challenges.   A plant breeder called Happiness spent 17...

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2016-07-23 07:28 | KINGSEY FALLS, QC , July 22, 2016 - Cascades Inc. (TSX: CAS), a leader in the recovery and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue products, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Michelle A. Cormier and Messrs. Martin Couture and Patrick Lemaire to its Board of Directors.

A senior-level executive with experience in financial management, strategic consulting as well as corporate financing, turnaround and governance, Michelle Cormier has in-depth knowledge of financial...

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2016-07-23 07:27 | July 22,2016 --The new consumer board machine BM2 of Kotkamills Oy, the subsidiary of Kotkamills Group Oyj, has started production in Kotka, Finland. A range of folding boxboards will be produced under the brand name AEGLE and a range of food service boards under the brand name ISLA.

BM2 has the capability to produce dispersion barrier coatings directly on the machine, producing barrier boards that can be recycled with normal paper waste due to having zero plastic content....

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2016-07-23 03:49 |

Flying an aircraft into the fiery maw of a raging wildfire is just as dangerous as it sounds.

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2016-07-23 03:04 |

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. announced it has launched an expanded debris management program to support customers in 10 counties severely impacted by the state’s tree mortality emergency.

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2016-07-22 22:10 | 22 Jul 2016New Video by the BC Log and Timber Building Association

The BC Log and Timber Building Association recently published a new video promoting the many job opportunities the log and timber industry in British Columbia.  View the video on YouTube.

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2016-07-22 21:51 |

Looking for more information about FGrOW? These Frequently Asked Questions - and their answers - provide a good background about the organization.

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2016-07-22 21:27 | By Mikaela Weisse You may have noticed that there haven’t been any new visualizations or subscription emails for GFW’s GLAD tree cover loss alerts in the last few weeks – we’ve encountered a bug that’s preventing us from registering new alerts in our system. Basically, it’s a big data problem: the alerts are so numerous […]

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2016-07-22 16:46 | You know how it goes. Sometimes, you start a project, and the project starts small. The snack bar operated out of a bread truck. The internet start-up masterminded from a dorm room bean bag chair. The nonprofit born from a diving trip and an unexpected gift. Ambitious ideas paired with strong leadership have a tendency to grow. The snack bar moves into an honest to goodness building. That website start-up garners few hundred million users and moves into cutting edge offices in Silicon...

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2016-07-22 16:27 |

Housing starts rebounded in June, mirroring the continued strong, if unexpected, performance of US markets; the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) closed at an all-time high earlier this week. Oddly enough, this strong performance seems to have politicians and pundits alike scratching their heads. From the Federal Reserve, to European...

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