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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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2017-12-04 14:08 |

As an ecosystem, forests provide an astonishing array of benefits, including intangible ones that are often overlooked. A new study in the Philippines highlights just how important forests are for climate resilience and poverty reduction.

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2017-12-04 13:53 | Cambridge, UK, 4th December 2017—TRAFFIC has teamed up with online social media firm Instagram and WWF to raise awareness about the illegal trade of endangered animals online and inappropriate wildlife “selfies.”

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2017-12-04 10:04 |

Why we stand by our Infobrief on rights abuse allegations in the context of REDD+

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2017-12-04 09:39 |

U Than Win, chairman of the Myanmar Souvenir Entrepreneur Association, shares his experiences in training communities to make value-added bamboo products Can you tell me about yourself and how you are involved with bamboo? My name is U Than Win and I am the chairman of the Myanmar Souvenir Entrepreneur Association (MSEA), which distributes and […]

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2017-12-04 08:37 |

As we all know, habitat fragmentation is an enormous peril to Earth's biodiversity.  And it increasingly appears to be a danger to our climate as well.

As humans fragment forests they create large amounts of abrupt, artificial forest edge.  In the tropics, for example, there is now an incredible...

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2017-12-04 05:45 |

There’s a movement underway to encourage more women to work in the forest industry, and it’s getting some solid traction from forest company Tolko Industries—and full support from women who are now working in the industry.

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2017-12-04 05:44 |

Documentaries give voice to tea, rice and sugarcane farmers

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2017-12-04 05:23 | Indonesia’s Peatland Restoration Agency (BRG) is seeking to broaden efforts to restore degraded peatlands through new Public-Private Partnerships. In collaboration...

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2017-12-04 05:13 | Kerry Woodward, RECOFTC Carbon assessments in Northern Thailand have proved instrumental to communities advocating for the protection of their forests. Communities in Chiang Khong district have been under pressure to capitulate to the incursions of a planned Special Economic Zone that would cover their community forest. While the forest was full of resources and culturally […]

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2017-12-04 00:00 |

The need for effective strategies to translate scientific knowledge into compelling communication materials for diverse audiences will be the topic of a communication session organized by the Regional Forest Communicators Network (FCN) at the 9th Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP) world conference in Shenzhen China, 11-15 December 2017.


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2017-12-03 18:52 |

Pre-registration closes in just one month for the unprecedented 2018 International Forest Business Conference (IFBC), so now’s the time to secure your spot before discounts end on January 1st 2018! Only 40 pre-registration places still left! For more information regarding IFBC2018 and to register before the pre-registration discounts end, visit the official event website: IFBC 2018.  The main theme for the IFBC2018 is: “New Forest Business Frontiers” About Event A greater demand for energy,...

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2017-12-02 16:00 | ITTO will have an additional US$2.2 million of funds available for implementing its work programme thanks to pledges made by donors at the 53rd session of the International Tropical Timber Council, intersessional pledges, and an announcement by Germany that it will pledge US$1 million after it completes administrative procedures. Donors at the session were the United States of America, the Republic of Korea, China, Finland and the Netherlands. The funds will be used to finance several...

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2017-12-01 21:29 |

An announcement from Coast Forest and COFI

The post Stronger Together appeared first on Coast Forest.

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2017-12-01 19:05 | PEFC notes with concern that the European Court of Justice (ECJ) expresses its doubts concerning the compliance with the Interim Measures, lodged by the ECJ on 20 July 2017 (case C-441/17) as outlined in article 109 of the Provision of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 20 November 2017: “In this...

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2017-12-01 18:59 | Yukon First Nations and environmental groups have won a landmark Supreme Court case. The judgment released today upholds a land use plan that protects the majority of the Peel Watershed in northeastern Yukon. It’s a massive victory for Yukon First Nations and cause for environmental celebration on a global scale.

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2017-12-01 16:40 | One of Africa's last remaining wilderness areas is in good shape and could potentially support 50,000 elephants and 1000 lions, a study has found. Niassa National Reserve is Mozambique's largest protected area and has large populations of threatened species, but it's one of the least biologically explored places on Earth.

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2017-12-01 16:00 | A report on the progress made in transboundary cooperation between Cambodia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic and Thailand under a long-running project conducted as part of the ITTO?CBD Collaborative Initiative for Tropical Forest Biodiversity was launched today at the 53rd session of the International Tropical Timber Council in Lima, Peru.

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2017-12-01 14:58 |

One year ago, 120 professionals gathered at Ribeirão Preto, in Brazil, for the launch presentation of the fourth edition of the fair.

In these past 365 days since the launch of Expoforest 2018, forestry professionals’ expectations for the world’s biggest forestry event of 2018 have only increased. “In all editions, we present the Fair to the market at least a year and a half before opening day. This procedure is necessary due to the complexity involved in organizing the fair – for the...

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