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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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2017-06-19 15:15 | The project Herbartis has come to an end: the final seminar will be held in Barcelona, Spain, next June 27th. All the participants, ADCMoura from Portugal, CTFC from Spain, Terre dei Savoia and CREA from Italy and UESS from France, will meet for the last time at the facilities of […]

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2017-06-19 13:37 |

On World Day to Combat Desertification we look at how conserving soil biodiversity can make dryland communities more resilient to drought and other threats and prevent desertification.

Work area: EcosystemsDrylandsLocation: ...

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2017-06-19 13:25 | June 19, 2017 ---Valmet will supply a complete tissue production line to Sofidel's Ibertissue mill in Buñuel, Navarra, in Spain. The delivery includes an Advantage NTT 200 tissue production line, stock preparation equipment and automation system. Start-up of the new line is scheduled for third quarter 2018.

The order was included in Valmet's first quarter 2017 orders received. The value of the order is not disclosed.

The up-coming new line in Spain will be Sofidel'...

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2017-06-19 13:00 |

Each year we hear terrible news from southern Europe about forest fires, a trend that has continued this week with the tragic events in central Portugal. Obviously the urgency lies with stopping the fire and providing help to local communities, but once the crisis is past, we need to take a scientific look at the root causes behind the headlines.

The perfect firestorm: rural abandonment, urbanisation patterns and climate change

Four key factors are increasing forest fire risk in...

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2017-06-19 10:40 |

Linking the latest Excalibur incising machines firmly into the British-grown timber supply chain, Lonza Wood Protection has gained a promotional licence from Grown in Britain. This enables Lonza, with their engineering partners on Excalibur, Tweddle Engineering, to express their support visibly for the Grown in Britain campaign, which is driving markets for British-grown timber and […]

The post...

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2017-06-19 06:18 |

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2017-06-19 04:18 |

ALERT member and long-term Amazon expert Philip Fearnside tells us about an escalating environmental emergency in Brazil:

In their rush to undo environmental protections, Brazil’s politicians are again shocking the world.

These efforts are part of a “ruralist” political agenda in Brazil—designed to benefit wealthy agribusiness and large-scale landholders.

On top of past...

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2017-06-18 18:26 |

Scientists present their findings on forest tenure and land use at a major conference in Peru

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2017-06-18 14:12 | Prime Minister António Costa described the blaze in the Pedrógão Grande area as “the worst tragedy in terms of human lives that we’ve known in recent years.”

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2017-06-18 06:49 |

North American tribes have traditional knowledge about fire effects on ecosystems, habitats, and resources.

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2017-06-17 04:36 |

Every material thing we use begins with extraction of natural resources and ends with disposal.

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2017-06-17 04:17 |

National Geographic Explorer Topher White has created a clever way to listen for sounds of illegal logging.

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2017-06-17 03:30 | This World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, INBAR reflects on its work with bamboo for land restoration. Bamboo is an excellent tool for restoring degraded lands. Its extensive root system binds soil and protects against erosion; its leaves provide a year-round supply of soil nutrients where it grows; and it is emerging in many […]

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2017-06-16 13:36 |

Brazil's government is set to roll back protections on vast areas of the Amazon that would legitimise land claims often made under fake names to avoid prosecution

The post Does Pedro Cordeiro, one of the biggest crooks in the Amazon, even exist? appeared first on Climate Home - climate change news....

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2017-06-16 13:26 |

Is eating a kilogram of shrimp worth 1600 kilos of greenhouse emissions?

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2017-06-16 13:13 | CRABTREE, QC, June 15, 2017 --- Kruger Products L.P., Canada's leading manufacturer of quality tissue products for household, industrial and commercial use, today provided an update on the new No. 8 Paper Machine (PM8) Project at its Crabtree Plant and invited a few media and partner representatives in Lanaudière to visit the soon-to-be-completed project. The Company also took the opportunity to reveal its recent acquisition of a new $12-million winder, which brings investment in new production...

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2017-06-16 12:18 | Libreville, Gabon, 7-8th June–a national workshop promoting the use of the AFRICA-TWIX1[1] platform in the fight against wildlife crime and illicit trafficking of wildlife products was held at the Hibiscus Louis Hotel.

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2017-06-16 04:17 |

This is a US Forest Service project that is very unique.

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2017-06-16 04:00 |

What if nature were to become a polluter, discharging millions of tons of planet-warming carbon into the atmosphere in much the same way as diesel-fueled trucks or coal-fired power plants?


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