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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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2016-12-02 18:13 |

2 Dec: Ministers at the COP13 of the CBD in Cancun Mexico, are failing to recognize the key role of women in biodiversity conservation in the proposed Cancun declaration [1], despite the conference focus on 
mainstreaming the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity for well-being [2].

The Global Forest Coalition and Women’s groups attending the Convention on Biodiversity, which starts with a High-Level segment today, will award those governments that are clearly championing...

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2016-12-02 15:31 |

The composite southern yellow pine lumber price inched down during week 47 of 2016 to the $376/mbf mark. While prices have remained fairly steady through the fall months, this number is 15 percent above its January 2016 starting point of $326/mbf, and 20 percent above its 2015 week 38 price of $314/mbf.

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2016-12-02 15:09 |

The European Standard EN 643, European list of standard grades of paper and board for recycling, is the basic document to be used by industry professionals in the buying and selling of paper for recycling. Interested parties should order the EN 643 from their respective national standardisation body1. The standard was revised in 2013 and published in February 2014. It defines what the different grades of paper for recycling can and cannot contain as well as defining prohibited materials and...

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2016-12-02 15:08 | Follow the GMV christmas calender with short films about the Sustainable Development Goals - SDG´s each day. Today Maria Ölund, the Focali Project Coordinator, talk about how Focali's work is related to SDG no.2 "End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture"

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2016-12-02 12:35 | On 15 November 2016, Dutch journalist Okke Ornstein was arrested when he arrived at Tocumen International Airport in Panama. Monte Friesner, a Canadian who lives in Panama, filed a complaint about what Ornstein had written on his website about Friesner’s business practices. In Panama, defamation is a criminal offence. In December 2012, Ornstein was convicted […]

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2016-12-02 11:10 | Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 2nd December 2016 — 35 representatives from the traditional medicine (TM) sector, pharmaceutical companies, and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment learned about the benefits of using sustainably harvested wild-sourced plants in Hanoi today.

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2016-12-02 10:55 |

For three days, the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) was abuzz with stakeholders concerned about the state and fate of Africa’s soils. Over 150 government, UN and NGO officials, researchers, agricultural technology providers and human rights advocates were attending...

The post...

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2016-12-01 23:25 | "Forestry is not only about forests but about livelihoods. We need to stop complicating things and focus more on helping poor people to grow trees and produce wood.  Wood is our best tool for creating rural economic growth and mitigating climate change, two of the most wicked and persistent...

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2016-12-01 20:47 |

Nearly two years ago, on a cold and snowy January morning, I stood on the balcony of my condo in downtown Ottawa, Canada, making a two-minute video. Why? I was making an impassioned “balcony pitch” setting out the reasons I wanted to be a participant in the inaugural round of Homeward Bound, a 10-year groundbreaking leadership, strategic and science initiative for women, set against the backdrop of Antarctica. So, why was I, a woman with two graduate degrees and many years of great work...

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2016-12-01 20:00 | You know Christmas is right around the corner when images of the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree being hoisted from a very long tractor trailer show up on your social media apps and on TV. An ongoing American tradition since 1964, this year, the great tree called fondly by its fans “An Idaho Mountain Gem,” comes [...]

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2016-12-01 18:06 | By Mikaela Weisse and Matt Hansen Every year, the GLAD group at the University of Maryland works to update the annual tree cover loss data on Global Forest Watch. But with the huge volume of satellite imagery input and computing power needed to process it all, this is not yet a smooth process. On top […]

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2016-12-01 17:49 |

A few weeks ago, I read a summary of the American Hardwood Export Council’s (AHEC) European conference, which, among other things, said that “one in every five boards of American lumber will now end up in China.”[i] The United States’ trading policies are on the minds of many in the wake of the US...

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2016-12-01 15:30 | Squatters using protected land to grow cocoa have helped strip the country of four-fifths of its woodlands. Now evicted, many of them are struggling to survive.

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2016-12-01 15:28 | Large-scale forest fires started by prehistoric hunter-gatherers are probably the reason why Europe is not more densely forested, researchers report.

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2016-12-01 14:33 |

Conservation researcher Hazel Chapman tells us about the alarming pace of woodland destruction in Nigeria and elsewhere in West Africa -- fueled by a highly valued tree species.

The rampant logging of Rosewood (Pterocarpus erinaceus) -- a valuable timber used for luxury furniture -- is devastating woodlands in Nigeria and beyond in West Africa. 

And where is the...

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2016-12-01 14:21 | Seminar with Yadvinder Malhi Professor at University of Oxford at the GU Botany building

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2016-12-01 14:00 | Kentucky, with its diverse natural environment, supports at least 100 native freshwater mussel species and subspecies. This number represents one-third of North American mussel diversity, and Kentucky, along with other southeastern states, supports the most diverse mussel fauna of any…Read more ›

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2016-12-01 11:38 | Forests that die because of deforestation, drought, heat or beetle infestations could significantly impact ecosystems far beyond their local environment, according to researchers at the University of Washington (UW). Wiping out an entire forest can have significant effects on global climate patterns and alter vegetation on the other side of the world, the team found. “When trees [...]

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2016-12-01 11:38 | The Scottish government has a much better understanding of the importance of forestry to the country’s economy than it has for decades, industry body Confor has said. Its chief executive, Stuart Goodall, said forestry is now regarded as a”high political priority” with its scale and importance well understood. After giving evidence to the Rural Economy and Connectivity [...]

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2016-12-01 11:37 | The government is set to be seven years late in hitting its target of planting 11 million trees, forecasts from industry body Confor suggest. Confor said government ministers including Andrea Leadsom and her predecessor Elizabeth Truss have repeatedly said that 11 million trees will be planted in the 2015-2020 parliamentary term. But analysis of Forestry Commission statistics [...]

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