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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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2018-01-30 19:18 |

The new veneer-based product — called “mass plywood panels” — could change the construction and timber industry, said Arijit Sinha, an associate professor in Oregon State University’s College of Forestry, which played a critical role in the development and testing of the panels, called MPPs.(more)

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2018-01-30 17:46 |

Pictured above: an agricultural landscape in Eastern Uganda by Madelon Lohbeck. By Madelon Lohbeck This blog is reposted with permission from the applied ecologists blog (https://jappliedecologyblog.wordpress.com/2018/01/11/agroecology-lohbeck/) Restoration has never been more important, with almost a third of the world’s land surface degraded. But what exactly is restoration? And how do we know if it works? More […]

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2018-01-30 17:42 | GIZ and partners hosted a conference titled “Energy for Displaced People: A Global Plan of Action for Sustainable Energy Solutions in Situations of Development”. Participants developed recommendations for a global plan of action on energy access in refugee situations. The UNEP-DTU Partnership outlined its support to such a global plan by providing research-based advisory services to UNHCR and their humanitarian partners.

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2018-01-30 15:51 |

Roads spread destruction and deforestation in the Amazon, now Peru, driven by neoliberal imperatives, plans a highway for one of the regions most sensitive forests

The post Peru ends era of ‘roadless wilderness’ in its Amazon rainforests appeared first on Climate Home News.

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2018-01-30 14:54 | New paper by Focali researcher Martin Persson and colleagues Liv Lundberg, Francisco Alpizar and Kristian Lindgren explores the effectiveness of Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) program designs to maximize service provision for a given budget. The findings show that context matters and should be taken into serious consideration when a PES program design is chosen.

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2018-01-30 14:36 |

The Ardcastle floating pier project is part of a strategy for sustainable transport planning initiated by Scotland’s £1bn timber industry sector. It will allow c£10m worth of timber reserves to be unlocked in West Argyll. The new pier has been commissioned by JST Floating Piers Ltd and is open to all users that want to transport timber from the region. An arched back linkspan connects the floating barge to the shore and the large barge accommodates JST’s new 40 tonne Liebherr LH 40 C...

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2018-01-30 12:11 |

Malaysia and Indonesia are massive producers of palm oil, much of which is exported overseas. 

Oil palm is not only the biggest direct driver of deforestation and peat-swamp destruction in these nations but is a growing forest-killer elsewhere in the tropics -- often in mega-diversity areas such as New...

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2018-01-30 10:00 |

Links between forests and water examined at the Global Landscapes Forum

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2018-01-30 04:18 |

View this episode of America's Forests with Chuck Leavell in Colorado.

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2018-01-30 03:43 |

When trees fell in Small Town Forest during a recent selective logging operation, it helped maintain the forest's ecosystem and raised revenue for maintaining outdoor trails.

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2018-01-30 03:37 |

Tony Tooke, chief of the U.S. Forest Service since last fall, visited the Outdoor Retailer Snow Show to meet broaden the coalition of people working to improve and recreation on public lands.

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2018-01-30 03:15 |

After both Oregon Wild and the Greater Hells Canyon Council (formerly Hells Canyon Preservation Council) filed a lawsuit last May to halt the Lostine Corridor Public Safety Project, Oregon Wild posted a list of “Frequently Asked Questions” on its website to provide grounds for the suit.

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2018-01-30 03:03 |

Before the United States was settled by Europeans, longleaf pine forests covered about 90 million acres of the Southeast.

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2018-01-29 21:50 |

Photo: Adriana Vidal


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2018-01-29 21:46 |



Photo: Adriana Vidal


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2018-01-29 21:27 |

Photo: Adriana Vidal

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2018-01-29 21:03 |


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2018-01-29 19:34 |

Effective conservation of the oceans relies largely on long-term monitoring of key species and habitats over wide geographical areas. This is...

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2018-01-29 19:31 |

Effective conservation of the oceans relies largely on long-term monitoring of key species and habitats over wide geographical areas. This is...

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2018-01-29 19:29 |

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