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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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2018-07-09 18:35 | The British Columbia Council for International Cooperation (BCCIC) has released its SDG shadow report to supplement Canada’s VNR at the 2018 session of the HLPF. The report finds that Canada is lagging in meeting many of the SDG indicators, and indicates that natural ecosystems are being left behind as well as groups comprising indigenous communities, youth, and women and girls. The report also expresses encouragement that the country has committed CAN $100 million dollars in 2018 toward SDG...

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2018-07-09 18:06 | We cannot achieve the 2030 Agenda if we don’t act now to halt deforestation and conserve and restore forests and biodiversity. At WWF, we’ve seen many examples of how working to protect forests and other ecosystems can have multiple benefits across several SDGs. One promising approach is forest landscape restoration – bringing deforested and degraded landscapes back to health by restoring the functions that forests provide to people and nature.

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2018-07-09 16:08 | Birds around the world eat 400 to 500 million metric tons of beetles, flies, ants, moths, aphids, grasshoppers, crickets and other anthropods per year. The research highlights the important role birds play in keeping plant-eating insect populations under control.

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2018-07-09 11:18 | Forest fashions take centre stage at the United Nations Headquarters in New York for the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development, starting today. As part of our Forests for Fashion initiative with UNECE/FAO, and a range of other partners such as the UN Forum on Forests,...

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2018-07-09 06:24 | Federal Forestry Agency (Rosleskhoz) published the final figures for timber harvesting volumes for all Russian regions in 2017. Timber harvesting in Russia fell by 0.7% down to 2016 level of 212.4 million m3. A significant decline in timber harvesting is observed in the Moscow region (-56.1% to 925 thousand m3), the Vladimir region (-19.5% to […]

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2018-07-08 17:00 | A workshop and dialogue co-convened by ITTO in China in late June concluded with a call by twelve leading Chinese forest products enterprises?with a combined annual turnover of RMB 80 billion (about US$12 billion)?for the establishment of a global green supply chain (GGSC) initiative, to be facilitated by ITTO. ITTO has a mandate to promote sustainable forest management (SFM) and the expansion and diversification of tropical timber trade from legal and sustainable sources. In collaboration...

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2018-07-06 23:49 | The organizing committee is working on the development of this year’s fall field tour which will be taking place in the Terrace/Smithers area on September 18-19, 2018. More details will be made available as they are finalized. Stay tuned!

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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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