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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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2017-02-13 11:40 |

Why policymakers shouldn't overlook the benefits of natural regeneration in forest and landscape restoration

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2017-02-13 10:54 | Feb 13, 2017 --The Valmet Chip 'n' Bark Moisture Analyzer (Valmet CBA) offers pulp mills a new tool to advance productivity and efficiency. Continuously measuring wood chip moisture provides the means to accurately control cooking liquor to chip mass ratio for improved digester operation. When applied to monitor biomass moisture, better boiler efficiency is enabled by the continuous indication of heating value to optimize fuel feeding control and supplementary fuel use.

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2017-02-13 10:52 | Feb 10, 2017--Lecta announces a price increase for its carbonless paper deliveries, effective March 1st, 2017. The increase will range from 5 to 6%, depending on product format and country.

The price increase is unavoidable to offset rising manufacturing costs, particularly energy, pulp, latex and other raw materials.

Lecta sales teams are at our customers' disposal to provide specific information on how the price increase will be applied on a country by country...

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2017-02-13 09:51 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 13th February 2017—Malaysian authorities have nabbed a gang of seven men they termed the "most wanted elephant hunters" in Peninsular Malaysia togetier with the seziure of explosives, guns and parts of tusks.

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2017-02-13 06:59 |

Rubengera, Rwanda — Farmer Cecile Mukabutera , 32, looks approvingly at her small tree, one of ten she received from One Acre Fund. Its branches will eventually give her up to 30 poles per year.  These 2-3 meter...

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2017-02-13 06:00 |

New cloud based release combines real-time and historical data for the most holistic view future maintenance and operational demands for strategic assets and fleets

Austin, TX: Clockwork Solutions, a global leader in predictive analytics for asset management, today announced availability of the Clockwork Advanced Analytics Platform. Clockwork's new offering incorporates the latest machine learning, artificial intelligence, and advanced analytics techniques empowering...

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2017-02-13 06:00 |

Mahone Bay-based startup WoodsCamp Technologies is leveraging open data to reinvent — and reveal fresh insight into — Nova Scotia's forestry industry.

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2017-02-13 05:24 |

Forest-driven water and energy cycles are poorly integrated into regional, national, continental and global decision-making on climate change adaptation, mitigation, land use and water management.

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2017-02-13 05:14 |

Timber harvest in Oregon is not just a random event, but is driven by the complexities of examining the forest and determining which trees to harvest and when they should be harvested.

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2017-02-13 05:14 |

By Jack Hewson, originally published at CIFOR’s Forests News New research by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) shows that forests play an important role in the diets of many households and communities living in close proximity to tropical forests. The findings contribute to a growing body of evidence that suggests deforestation and forest conversion to crops pose a […]

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2017-02-13 05:03 |

Thanks to the Arizona Cardinals scoring 51 touchdowns this season, Salt River Project will plant 5,100 trees to help restore National Forests in Arizona destroyed by fire through the SRP Trees for Touchdowns promotion.

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2017-02-13 05:00 |

Authors: Ingram, V.; Ewane, M.; Ndumbe, L.; Awono, A. Across the Congo Basin, bush mango (Irvingia spp.) nuts have been harvested from forest landscapes for consumption, sold as a foodstuff and for medicine for centuries. Data on this trade however are sparse. A value chain approach was used to gather information on stakeholders in the chain from the harvesters in […]

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2017-02-13 04:56 |

Authors: Langston, J.D.; Riggs, R.A.; Sururi, Y.; Sunderland, T.C.H.; Munawir, M. Smallholder farmers and indigenous communities must cope with the opportunities and threats presented by rapidly spreading estate crops in the frontier of the agricultural market economy. Smallholder communities are subject to considerable speculation by outsiders, yet large-scale agriculture presents tradeoffs that they must navigate. We initiated a study in […]

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2017-02-13 04:48 |

By Chun Bahadur Gurung, originally published at CIFOR’s Forests News Forest fire, during dry season last year, hit the headlines in Nepal – the Himalayan country ravaged by a deadly earthquake in 2015. At least 15 deaths were reported and confirmed by multiple sources. It was not the first time that Nepal experienced fire. In 2009, 13 armymen were killed […]

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2017-02-13 04:34 |

By Suzanna Dayne, originally published at CIFOR’s Forests News As we embark on a new year in 2017, what critical social and environmental issues are we facing? For one, some 800 million people still go to bed hungry every night – mostly in developing countries. Meanwhile, greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise. When it comes to global poverty, nearly 900 million people survive on […]

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2017-02-12 20:44 |

BC Timber Sales (BCTS) is hiring both forestry and GIS summer students throughout the province for the summer of 2017. This is last call, as deadline is tomorrow (February 13), so don’t hesitate and apply right now. The application is very simple and straigforward.  Why Work for BCTS? BCTS Summer Student positions are an excellent opportunity for students to try out different forest technology jobs, gain experience practicing a variety of work, spend time in the great outdoors (for...

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2017-02-12 16:35 | On 5 December 2016, the UK government launched a consultation on pension scams. The government is asking for responses to four proposals aimed at making it harder for boiler room operations to scam people out of their pensions. The deadline for responses is midnight, 13 February 2017. Click on the image to go to the […]

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2017-02-12 02:28 |

In the midst of a blistering Australian heat wave, a university professor was declared the winner of ALERT’s outdoor egg-frying contest.

ALERT—the Alliance of Leading Environmental Researchers and Thinkers—is an international scientific group...

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2017-02-11 12:33 | Brazil’s economy is to pick up in 2017, kickstarting a glut of IPOs in the process in what represents positive news for people keeping an eye on investment trends in the Latin American country. The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reports that Credit Suisse Group’s Brazil unit, one of the largest investment banks in the country, forecasts [...]

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2017-02-11 08:57 |

Assessing the damage in 2016

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