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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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2016-11-30 12:07 | A company called EcoPlanet Bamboo (UK) Ltd launched a “bamboo bond” in 2011. Investors were encouraged to hand over their money, which would be used to establish bamboo plantation in Nicaragua. Camille Rebelo, one of the co-founders of EcoPlanet Bamboo, claimed that an investment of US$50,000 would see a return of 500% over 15 years. […]

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2016-11-30 11:50 |

By Leona Liu, originally published at CIFOR’s Forests News Peter Holmgren is the Director General of the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR). He spoke on the sidelines of the Global Landscapes Forum about the landscapes approach, what it means for the global climate agenda, and what’s coming up next for the GLF, the key event under the CGIAR Research Program […]

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2016-11-30 10:58 |

  By Pablo Pacheco, Coordinator of Flagship 5, Global Governance, Trade and Investment, of the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry. See more stories on partnerships here. For the Flagship on Global Governance, Trade and Investment, I would like to highlight how instrumental the partnership between the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the French Agricultural Research […]

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2016-11-30 07:56 |

Peter Holmgren, Director General of the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), speaks on the sidelines of the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF), held on 16 November 2016 in Marrakesh, Morocco. Now in its sixth installment, the Forum is undergoing a transformation, from focusing on policy advice to implementing action on the ground and tracking progress […]

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2016-11-30 07:54 |

Eric Solheim, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme, speaks with CIFOR’s Leona Liu about sustainable development and the landscape approach during the 2016 Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) in Marrakesh. Learn more about the event at http://www.landscapes.org/glf-marrakesh/

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2016-11-30 07:52 |

Wanjira Mathai, Director of Partnership on Women’s Entrepreneurship in Renewables (wPOWER) Hub at the Wangari Maathai Institute, speaks with CIFOR’s Leona Liu about gender and landscapes during the 2016 Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) in Marrakesh. Learn more about the event at http://www.landscapes.org/glf-marrakesh/

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2016-11-30 07:49 |

Matt Hansen, a Professor in the Geographical Sciences Department at the University of Maryland, speaks on the sidelines of the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF), held on 16 November 2016 in Marrakesh, Morocco. Now in its sixth installment, the Forum is undergoing a transformation, from focusing on policy advice to implementing action on the ground and […]

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2016-11-30 07:34 |

Scientists at ICRAF The World Agroforestry Centre have struck the golden mean between intensification and environmental health for oil-palm plantations. Their analysis shows that sustainable systems can significantly boost production but not as high as some analysts believed....

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2016-11-30 07:15 |

Reflections on COP22 climate talks in Marrakesh

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2016-11-30 04:38 |

Presentation given by the Belantara Foundation at the Global Landscapes Forum

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2016-11-30 04:00 |

Given by Terry Sunderland at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation Source: CIFOR presentations Not by scientists alone: scientific (dis) information and the contribution of traditional ecological knowledge to forest management from Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

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2016-11-30 01:42 |

Smallholder farmers play a key role in the production of agricultural crops for domestic and global markets. But, smallholders remain disenfranchised, often facing economic, financial and institutional constraints that make the adoption of more efficient practices, technologies and business models difficult. This discussion forum at the 2016 Global Landscapes Forum in Marrakesh explored the multiple perspectives of development practitioners and […]

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2016-11-29 19:32 | LTS International (LTS), in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh (UoE) and E4tech, aim to implement Phase I of the DFID-funded Bioenergy for Sustainable Energy Access in Africa (BSEAA) research assignment. The 12-month study will investigate the challenges and opportunities … Continue reading →

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2016-11-29 19:28 | LTS International (LTS), in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh (UoE) and E4tech, aim to implement Phase I of the DFID-funded Bioenergy for Sustainable Energy Access in Africa (BSEAA) research assignment. The 12-month study will investigate the challenges and opportunities … Continue reading →

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2016-11-29 19:22 | LTS is developing a monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) approach for the DFID funded Weather and Climate Information Services for Africa (WISER programme). The 35million pound WISER programme aims to empower local communities and regional decision-makers through a better understanding … Continue reading →

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2016-11-29 19:15 | LTS is developing a monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) approach for the DFID funded Weather and Climate Information Services for Africa (WISER programme). The 35million pound WISER programme aims to empower local communities and regional decision-makers through a better understanding … Continue reading →

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2016-11-29 19:10 | The Congo Basin Forest Fund (CBFF) is a ten year programme, which was established in 2008 and is set to finish in 2018. However, two of the key funders have stopped funding the CBFF, thus providing the impetus for an … Continue reading →

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2016-11-29 19:07 |

The company announced its new panels in October, capping more than a year of development and performance testing at Oregon State’s Advanced Wood Products Laboratory. “The results look very promising,” said Ari Sinha, assistant professor in OSU’s College of Forestry, who oversaw the tests. “This...(more)

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2016-11-29 19:05 | The Congo Basin Forest Fund (CBFF) is a ten year programme, which was established in 2008 and is set to finish in 2018. LTS has been contracted to provide a near terminal evaluation of the CBFF. This evaluation will inform … Continue reading →

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2016-11-29 15:49 | Looking back on the successes of the first IUFRO Regional Congress in Asia and Oceania, and on a busy autumn with meetings on air pollution, silvopastoral systems, pine wilt disease etc.

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