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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 21:06 | Nearly 3,000 firefighters were battling to bring the flames under control in mountains north of Los Angeles and the Big Sur area.

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2016-07-25 18:56 |

Three men from Siskiyou County have come together to express their professional views regarding management practices of Pacific Northwest National Forests that they believe will help to not only sustain a healthy forest but also resist catastrophic fires.

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2016-07-25 18:35 | In the summer of 2016, Suzanne Simard presents her TED talk on the hidden communication of trees.

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2016-07-25 18:10 |

Big trees that stood for centuries and more than 100 acres of critical habitat for endangered spotted owls were logged by the U.S. Forest Service for an emergency fire line — but the Wolverine Fire never came anywhere near.

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2016-07-25 16:30 |

The first half of 2016 is now in the books. As we approach the latter half of the summer, it’s a good time to examine how stumpage prices across the US South have performed over the last six months and project how 2H2016 will develop. Pine stumpage prices across the South gained ground during the 1H2016 time period when compared to 2H2015...

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2016-07-25 15:45 | REDD-Monitor’s round-up of the week’s news on forests, climate change, and REDD. For regular updates, visit REDD-Monitor’s “REDD in the news” page, or follow @reddmonitor on Twitter.   18 July 2016 Can we feed the world without cutting forests? It can be done, says U.N. By Magdalena Mis, Thomson Reuters … read more...

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2016-07-25 13:59 | Cambridge, UK, 25th July 2016—A new Tool to support collaborative efforts in influencing purchasing preferences and buyer behaviour was unveiled today, with the launch of the Wildlife Consumer Behaviour Change Toolkit.

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2016-07-25 13:43 | Climate-smart agriculture, including agroforestry and other diversified farming practices, has huge potential to improve food security and address climate change at the same time. Researchers, policymakers and farmers discuss what should be done to expand such practices and...

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2016-07-25 09:34 |

Authors: Robert J. Zomer, Henry Neufeldt, Jianchu Xu, Antje Ahrends, Deborah Bossio, Antonio Trabucco, Meine van Noordwijk & Mingcheng Wang Agroforestry systems and tree cover on agricultural land make an important contribution to climate change mitigation, but are not systematically accounted for in either global carbon budgets or national carbon accounting. This paper assesses the role of trees on agricultural land […]

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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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