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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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2018-07-03 01:03 | American group The Conservation Fund, which combines protecting forests and creating jobs in partnership with business, offers a model that Australia could follow. By Philip Hopkins for Timberbiz That was the key message of the Vice-President of The Conservation Fund, Robin Murphy, in a speech last month in Canberra. He was addressing the Federal Parliament’s Parliamentary Friends of Forest and Forest Products dinner. Mr Murphy said the Fund was created in the 1980s by Patrick Noonan, who...

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2018-07-02 19:20 | This event is being organized to highlight the significance of forests for the achievement of the SDGs, and discuss avenues to accelerate progress towards the achievement of SDG 15, and is based on the initiative of the UNFF13 Bureau. The event will take place the day before the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) opens.

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2018-07-02 19:00 | Widespread logging and hunting have endangered virtually all of Madagascar's 100-plus species of iconic lemurs, and a new study by ecologists illustrates how saving the animals may also be key to saving the island's largest trees.

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2018-07-02 18:04 | In a new global framework, scientists have developed a more accurate assessment of how mangroves store carbon in their soil. The researchers found that previous studies have underestimated the blue carbon levels in mangroves by up to 50 percent in some regions and overestimated levels by up to 86 percent in others. This study will help countries develop and evaluate their carbon footprint and blue carbon inventory that potentially can be used in the global marketplace.

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2018-07-02 17:20 | “Vive y sé parte del bosque junto a PEFC” (Live and be part of the forest with PEFC), was the theme of CertforChile’s photo contest and the winning images really lived up to the call! "The pictures reflect so much beauty, commitment and love for nature," said Constanza...

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2018-07-02 15:41 | Scientists report results of a large-scale study examining giant panda habitat use trends and changing threats to their survival. This benchmark study is based on nearly 70,000 person-hours of survey work by China's State Forestry Administration throughout the panda's range in Sichuan, covering three-quarters of the entire species range.

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2018-07-02 11:35 | Focali co-arrange this session at World Water Week with partners in the SIWI hosted cluster group on landscapes and water. The event will highlight landscape restoration experiences from the South with a focus on integration of water and climate change considerations.

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2018-06-30 00:20 | A recent study suggests that a warming climate in the Pacific Northwest would lessen the capacity of many forest microclimates to moderate climate extremes in the future.

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2018-06-29 17:53 | Hanoi, Viet Nam, 29th June 2018—Representatives of several Vietnamese and German companies active in Viet Nam learned the benefits of adopting a zero-tolerance policy on wildlife crime today in Hanoi. At a workshop organised by TRAFFIC with funding from WWF-Germany, leaders and staff from 30 businesses were shown that taking a public stance against buying, gifting, and consuming wild animals can make their companies more competitive.

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2018-06-29 16:48 |

Lead Technical Adviser, Pietro Carpena, recently visited TREE AID’s forest governance project in Burkina Faso. Here, he explains how the forest management plans implemented in eight pilot communes have decentralised forest governance, improved local autonomy and delivered a positive impact on living conditions.   Since 2007, TREE AID has led a forest governance project in

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2018-06-29 14:04 | Conception R.P.  a Canadian company that designs and manufactures fingerjointing equipment has obtained the largest contract in its history, at $6.7 million CAD. The company announced the contract for a U.S. CLT manufacturer.

“Conception R.P. are a small company in Quebec City, but our competition are the global giants in the equipment industry. We are very proud of what we accomplished,” says Louis-André Landry Levesque, business development...

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2018-06-29 13:48 |

Higher lumber costs, labor shortages and growing regulations are holding U.S. builders back as they try to ramp up construction to meet the huge demand for housing.

After starting about 850,000 single-family homes nationwide last year, builders around the country are forecast to construct almost 910,000 houses this year and increase production to 1 million homes by 2020, says Robert Dietz, chief economist of the National Association of Home Builders.

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2018-06-29 12:39 | Organiser has been busy working alongside many dry-mill and wood manufacturing operations locally, local and global tech providers and researchers over the last couple of months. Many of their readers will have been involved.

Together, they have designed the eagerly awaited WoodTECH 2018 series. It’s set to run firstly in Melbourne, Australia on 11-12 September and then again in Rotorua, New Zealand for wood producers on 18-19 September.

“Last year, we had a record turnout to the...

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2018-06-29 11:38 | NZ structural log prices rose to the highest level for 25 years as local mills compete with the export market to secure supply for the domestic construction market amid strong demand from China.

The average price for structural S1 logs increased to $135 a tonne this month, from $134 a tonne last month, and marking the highest level since 1993, according to AgriHQ’s monthly survey of exporters, forest owners and saw millers. The average price for New Zealand A-grade export logs hit a...

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2018-06-29 11:19 | This June, Robert Sommer, a runner up in our 2017 ‘Experience Forests, Experience PEFC’ photo contest shared the story behind his stunning picture 'Sunrise in Summer', taken on one of the countless lakes of the Glaskogen Nature Reserve in Sweden. How do you feel about forests? A...

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2018-06-29 11:09 | Vicksburg Forest Products is opening a lumber mill in Vicksburg, Mississippi. After significant upgrades and modifications are complete, the multi-million dollar corporate investment will create 125 jobs, as the Mississippi Development Authority reports.

In March 2018, Anderson Tully Company announced the closure of its Vicksburg operations as of May 15th. Jackson-based Vicksburg Forest Products purchased the assets associated with Anderson Tully and is investing in significant plant...

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2018-06-29 10:34 |

PRESS RELEASE: New report reveals the benefits of bamboo for land restoration FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A report shows that bamboo has had positive environmental and socio-economic benefits in eight countries. Beijing, China, 26 June 2018 (INBAR) – A new report, released today, shows the positive benefits which bamboo has had as a tool to restore […]

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2018-06-29 10:32 | Enabling Sustainable Transition to a Biobased Economy – The BioWiseTrans Network meets for the 2nd time in Hamar.     18-20 June, BioWiseTrans partners Nordregio, NIBIO, LUKE, Oslo University and Karlstad University came together in Hamar and sorroundings for its second workshop. Like last time and importantly, different stakeholders from…

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2018-06-29 10:20 |

USNR names Dale Brown as President. He will be responsible for overseeing all day-to-day operations of USNR.

A graduate of the business program at Linfield College, Brown began his professional career when he joined USNR as an accounting clerk in 1986. Since that time he has been promoted numerous times, progressively gaining greater responsibilities within the company and, along the way, developing experience and expertise across all...

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2018-06-29 02:47 | Dear IFSA World, As the IFSA year almost draws to a close I wanted to share some of the happenings from IFSA’s busy International Processes Commission and our broader UN Partnerships, through which our engagement is ever growing thanks to our busy Head’s of Sub-Commissions, Liaison Officers and active delegations. United Nations Framework Convention on … Continue reading IPC NEWS JUNE 2018

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