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Timber Investment Management Organization

Issue date: 
February 1, 2012

Buy Timber Stocks and Watch Your Money Grow on Trees

(MoneyMorning, Feb 1, 2012) - Chances are you've never considered timber stocks in your investing strategy.

But if that's the case, then you've been missing out.

Timber is a long-term investment that can reward your portfolio in good times, and protect it in bad.

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February 03, 2012

Ugandans Invest in Trees, For Profit, Conservation

Wealthy investors in Uganda are taking advantage of a new money-making opportunity investing in trees. Trees have become an attractive investment because of the rising cost of timber and the allure of carbon credits. The Ugandan government sees these so-called "tree banks" as a means to combat deforestation. But practice remains controversial.

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January 19, 2012

FRA claims Irish forestry investment is a ‘good bet’

The sale of 20 forestry plantations in Ireland has received the backing of FRA, which supports investment in sustainable forestry projects around the world.

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October 30, 2011

Some Timberland Transactions and Other Stuff

I've had several requests for an update on issues surrounding timberland investments and transactions to date for 2011 so I am posting a chart of the transactions of which I am aware. I will also make a comment or two on conservation easements and on who is

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5 August 2011

FSA warning over carbon credit trading schemes

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FRA Claims Timbergrow Limited Purchase Could Be Good for Sustainability

Seattle, WA, August 03, 2011 -- A Malaysian forestry firm has bought a large portion of forest land in New Zealand, which could boost sustainable forestry in the region, according to Forestry Research Associates (FRA).

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July 27th, 2011

Forestry Acquisition, Mozambique

Obtala Resources Limited (AIM:OBT), the natural resource investment and development company, today announces that it has concluded a Share Purchase Agreement (”SPA”) to acquire a private Mozambique registered company (”Acquisition”).

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May 20, 2011

Forestry Investments in Emerging Markets

nvestments in forestry have many desirable features. Under certain conditions, forestry investments yield attractive returns to investors and can contribute substantially to the economic, social and environmental development of countries.

2012 Forestry Finance event call for presentations

The Forest Industry Engineering Association together with most of the major financial and forestry industry associations in Australia and New Zealand ran an inaugural Future Forestry Finance Conference series in Sydney and Auckland in early March 2010. The turnout exceeded expectations.

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July 7th, 2011

USA - GFP puts forests on market

Global Forest Partners LP (GFP) has put up for sale the plantation forests, freehold land and carbon assets held jointly by two of its New Zealand-based timber funds.


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