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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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2015-08-30 14:12 | By Rob Verger, VICE News, 26 August 2015 A new report about deforestation and climate change contains a dire warning: If the world continues along its business-as-usual path, an amount of tropical forest nearly equal to the size of India could be lost between 2016 and 2050. The study, from the nonprofit research organization Center for Global Development, predicts that as much as 2,890,000 square kilometers — or over a million square miles — of tropical forest could be lost to deforestation due...

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2015-08-30 12:41 | By Simon Lewis, The Ecologist, 24 August 2015 By the end of the century, the world's remaining tropical forests will be left in a fragmented, simplified, and degraded state. No patch will remain untouched - most remnants will be overrun by species that disperse well, which often means 'weedy' plants like fast-growing pioneer trees and small rodents that thrive in disturbed areas. Most of the rest will be 'the living dead' - tiny remnant populations of plants and animals hanging on with no...

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2015-08-30 09:39 | Corkill is a 40-year veteran of the timber industry, including 37 of those years in North Idaho. He believes changes in forest management over the past ...

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2015-08-29 21:19 |

A new report on illegal logging in Cambodia’s northeastern forests portrays a single company with essentially a monopoly on the illicit trade.

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2015-08-29 20:12 |

The U.S. Forest Service is spending $10 million a day fighting wildfires in Oregon and about $150 million per week nationwide.

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2015-08-29 19:08 |

TFD and its partners will be at this year’s World Forestry Congress in Durban, South Africa, from 7-11 September 2015. The XIV World Forestry Congress, the first to take place in Africa, will bring together the global forestry community to review and clarify the importance of forests as an integral part of sustainable development and to identify and discuss the major issues facing the forest sector.

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2015-08-29 17:02 | Tropical forests face a dire future unless humans adopt a radically different approach to protecting and managing them.

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2015-08-29 16:37 |

In this interview, Ms. Keough discusses member differences of opinion concerning the value and effectiveness of forest collaboration.

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2015-08-29 01:59 |

This study was focused on the status and conservation challenges of vultures in the lowland Nepal. The study was conducted by dividing the whole study area into two study blocks- Chitwan and Nawalparasi districts.

2015-08-29 00:00 |

Updates on the largest forestry event of 2015 and the key occasion for the world’s foresters and forest supporters to gather, share their expertise and experience, and project a new vision for the future.


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2015-08-29 00:00 |

On the occasion of the XIV World Forestry Congress, this publication from the FAO Subregional Office for Southern Africa supports countries in the region to present the best practices, challenges and opportunities in the forestry sector of Southern Africa.

The forests of Southern Africa comprise a multitude of forest types and ecosystems, ranging from mangroves to rainforests, dry and humid ecosystems and are home to an incredible wealth...

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2015-08-28 21:39 | The capital is ready. The project ideas are there. It’s time to scale up. Don’t miss out on this side event at FAO World Forestry Congress in Durban: On the 9th of September, from 12:45 until 14:15 in the 11CDE … Continue reading →

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2015-08-28 21:28 |

U.S. aviation experts are planning to head to Montana to review the state's firefighting protocols and see for themselves whether its helicopters should be used to attack blazes on federal lands, officials said.

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2015-08-28 21:00 | The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) organizes “In Good Company 2015” (IGC 2015) just prior to the World Forestry Congress in Durban, South Africa. IGC 2015 is a premier global business event, where FSC brings together leading companies, brands and international … Continue reading →

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2015-08-28 21:00 | The drive to Fort Gadsden’s Historic Site on the Apalachicola National Forest is something reminiscent of a nature documentary. Towering pines line the highway while vibrant wildflowers bloom throughout the fields. Local volunteers and Apalachicola National Forest employees are busily working in the stifling heat on a restoration project at this National Historic Landmark, the [...]

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2015-08-28 20:47 | The International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR) brings a core message to the World Forestry Congress: “Bamboo and rattan are strategic forest resources and could be key drivers of global green economies – helping to generate income for rural … Continue reading →

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2015-08-28 20:28 |

Kerry Smith says that N.W.T. fire officials were doing a back burn near his wood lot earlier this month, but nobody warned him - or his employee, who was on site - until the next day, after the fire jumped the road.

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2015-08-28 20:28 | If trees could talk, what would they say? It’s an interesting and intriguing question that I’m sure will have a thousand different answers, possibly all of them right. More importantly, the trees could probably tell their story much better than … Continue reading →

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2015-08-28 20:17 | Tint Lwin Thaung, Executive Director of RECOFTC – The Center for People and Forests, explains the importance of including local people in forest decision-making in order for sustainable forest management to be successful. In this post he argues that investing … Continue reading →

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2015-08-28 19:54 | Dams planned for the Amazon and its tributaries could do irreversible harm to fish migrations and to wildlife — but energy solutions ranging from run-of-the-river dams to a shift to solar and wind power could safeguard Amazonian aquatic biodiversity and still provide electric power.

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