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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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2018-07-06 11:37 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 6th July 2018—Parts of three Critically Endangered tigers were among dozens of wildlife skins, horns and teeth seized in Malaysia, just weeks away from Global Tiger Day.

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2018-07-06 11:37 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 6th July 2018—Parts of three Critically Endangered tigers were among dozens of wildlife skins, horns and teeth seized in Malaysia, just weeks away from Global Tiger Day.

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2018-07-06 11:05 | Cambridge, UK, 6th July 2018—last week the spotlight firmly shone on the often unspoken role of wild plants in our everyday lives.

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2018-07-06 11:05 | Cambridge, UK, 6th July 2018—last week the spotlight firmly shone on the often unspoken role of wild plants in our everyday lives.

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2018-07-06 11:05 | Cambridge, UK, 6th July 2018—last week the spotlight firmly shone on the often unspoken role of wild plants in our everyday lives.

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2018-07-06 09:58 |

Developing agroforestry models for refugees and host communities to meet their energy, construction and food needs. “There is space for trees in refugee settlements,” Clement Okia told officials, NGOs, donors and UN agencies on 30 June 2018, as...

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2018-07-06 01:07 | GREETINGS FROM THE INTERNATIONAL ANALOG FORESTRY NETWORK It’s our pleasure to share news from the months of May and June, focusing on outreach within the Global Alliance for Green and Gender Action (GAGGA) program. Through its Training Centers, IAFN has reached out to partners in 11 countries -Togo, Benin, Ghana, Cameroon, Uganda, Bolivia, Sri Lanka, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Guatemala and...
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2018-07-06 00:28 |

This is one of those ideas that might seem insane initially, but on reflection is not quite as crazy as it sounds.

There are five species of rhinoceros in the world — two in Africa and three in Asia.  All five are desperately imperiled.

For rhinos, the world is being rapidly shattered — their savanna and forest habitats destroyed and sliced apart by clearings,...

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2018-07-06 00:00 |

Time is running out for the world's forests, whose total area is shrinking by the day, warns a new FAO report urging governments to foster an all-inclusive approach to benefit both trees and those who rely on them.


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2018-07-05 19:40 | ECOSOC hosted an interactive panel discussion with representatives from functional commissions, who shared discussions and outcomes from the work of their Commissions with relevance for the 2018 HLPF and the SDGs. Many panelists underscored the importance of gender-responsive implementation of the 2030 Agenda to achieve all of the SDGs, with speakers highlighting the relationship between the empowerment of women and girls and the work of their respective commissions.

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2018-07-05 19:10 | FAO and Norway are collaborating to enhance the scope and power of an open-access forest monitoring program, building on FAO's partnership with Google. The platform is expected to support countries in monitoring and reporting on forests and land use, as well as in monitoring progress towards the SDGs and the Paris Agreement.

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2018-07-05 19:06 | Uganda’s NDC Partnership Plan focuses on creating an enabling environment for NDC implementation, effective coordination and prioritization, and monitoring and reporting on climate actions. The Plan identifies five priority areas for NDC implementation, including increased climate financing, and effective and institutionalized MRV systems to monitor emissions and gender-responsive adaptation measures. Uganda was one of the first African countries to join the NDC Partnership.

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2018-07-05 17:56 | Nagaland, India, July 2018—Forty-five forest officials from the State Forest Department last month attended a two-day wildlife crime investigation and law enforcement training workshop in Dimapur, Nagaland, organised by Nagaland Forest Department and Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB), supported by TRAFFIC.

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2018-07-05 17:56 | Plants absorb some of the carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere by burning fossil fuels. But increasing deforestation and other changes in land use will reduce the carbon dioxide absorption capacity of these areas in the future, researchers have found.

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2018-07-05 17:00 | Future global warming may eventually be twice as warm as projected by climate models under business-as-usual scenarios and even if the world meets the 2°C target sea levels may rise six meters or more, according to an international team of researchers from 17 countries.

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2018-07-05 16:30 | Maputo, Mozambique/Lusaka, Zambia, July 2018—Two workshops to raise awareness of illegal wildlife trade and its links to wildlife conservation were held last month to engage the Chinese business community and individuals living in Mozambique and Zambia.

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2018-07-05 14:42 | Researchers show that new conservation restrictions in Madagascar bring very significant costs to local people (representing up to 85 percent of local annual incomes). The researchers estimate that 27,000 people have been negatively impacted by the conservation project.

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2018-07-05 13:14 |

Kodiak Building Partners has acquired substantially all assets of Forest Tek/Overseas Lumber, reports LBM Journal.

Forest Tek/Overseas was founded in 1982 by Allen Wood and Bruce McClenithan of the Florida Keys. Allen and Bruce will continue to run Forest Tek/Overseas, as it joins the LBM division at Kodiak Building Partners under the leadership of Mike and Pat Flood, Co-Presidents of the building materials group.

“Kodiak Building Partners...

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2018-07-05 12:37 |

Pleasant River Lumber of Maine, USA, is the first company in North America to invest in TC continuous kilns from Valutec.

“We visited several Swedish sawmills that were using Valutec products and they exceeded our highest expectations in terms of the details, quality of design and energy efficiency. At the end of the day, it was a very easy decision.

Valutec has a product that will position us at...

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2018-07-05 12:12 |

Canada’s lumber production rose 0.5% from March to 5 924.6 thousand cubic metres of lumber in April. Production was 2.5% higher than in April 2017, reports Statistics Canada.

Sawmills shipped 5 807.0 thousand cubic metres of lumber in April, up 7.7% from March but 1.4% lower than in April 2017.

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