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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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2018-03-20 12:28 |

By the Global Forest Coalition 21 March 2018: Today is the international day of forests. The United Nations General Assembly designated this day as such with the hope that humankind would raise awareness about and celebrate forests. This year’s theme is “Forests and Sustainable Cities”. It seeks to inspire us to make our cities greener and healthier. By 2050, the number of people living in cities will rise to 6 billion, and so will their consumer demands upon forests. We …


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2018-03-20 11:26 | Brazil’s largest pulp producers, Suzano Papel E Celulose S.A. and Fibria Cellulose announced, the controlling shareholders of Suzano Holding S.A. and Fibria Celulose S.A. have agreed to a merger of the two companies. Under the proposed terms of the deal: Suzano being entitled to the total share capital of Fibria; and Fibria’s shareholders receiving, in exchange for each common share of Fibria the amount of R$ 52,50 (fifty two Brazilian reais and fifty cents), adjusted by CDI from...

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2018-03-20 07:50 |

As Phase I of the Forest and Farm Facility partnership closes, Duncan Macqueen reflects on its impressive achievements and the role that the mass mobilisation of forest and farm producers has played in its success.

The Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) met in February, in an unusually snow-clad Rome, to plan for its Phase II (PDF) and celebrate the achievements of Phase I (2014-18). 


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2018-03-20 06:11 |

[Translation of the article ‘Bambus – das grüne Gold’, by Michael Radunski, in Technology Review‚ ‘TR Mondo’ section, March 2018, p.78] Bamboo has been used by man since earliest times in many different ways. It is an indispensable part of Chinese culture – whether as a motif in paintings, as an ingredient in the kitchen, […]

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2018-03-20 00:00 |

Investing in green spaces can help transform cities into more sustainable, resilient, healthy, equitable and pleasant places to live, said FAO ahead of the International Day of Forests (21 March 2018).

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2018-03-19 23:00 |

Private investment in community-owned resources is a little-explored pathway to sustainable development

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2018-03-19 20:01 | Researchers at the University of British Columbia have shed new light on how mountain pine beetles produce an important pheromone called trans-verbenol, which could aid in efforts to better predict outbreaks.

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2018-03-19 17:42 | Scientists considered climate change and indiscriminate use of fire to calculate that deforestation rates ranging from 20 percent to 25 percent could turn Amazon's hydrological cycle unable to support its ecosystem.

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2018-03-19 06:09 |

Happy International Day of Forests! Here are five reasons to celebrate.

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2018-03-18 23:00 |

Will federalism lead to better forest management?

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2018-03-17 21:16 |

Higher-end critical wildfire conditions will be present over portions of Western Texas and the Panhandle tomorrow, March 18. There is a high probability of significant wildfire outbreak or a weather phenomenon called a Southern Plains Wildfire Outbreak. 

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2018-03-17 01:18 |

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2018-03-16 22:04 |

“We’re just uncovering these effects of large carnivores at the same time their populations are declining and are at risk,” said William Ripple, an ecologist at Oregon State University. He’s found that if you rewild some carnivores, or return them back to lost ranges, a cascade of ecological...(more)

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2018-03-16 20:38 | A major new study reveals that soil fungi could play a significant role in the ability of forests to adapt to environmental change.

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2018-03-16 12:55 | This month Aleš Krivec, a runner up in our 2017 ‘Experience Forests, Experience PEFC’ photo contest, explains how a trip to the mountains to photograph daffodils led him to take the stunning ‘In the Fog’. How do you feel about forests? “The forest is where...

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2018-03-16 10:01 | Text by Erin Fitz This past fall I worked as a research associate for the Sork Lab of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.  The research of the lab centers around the evolutionary histories of oak species and their adaptive potential in the face of climate change. As research associate, I assisted with a variety of projects … Continue reading Autumn with the Oaks of California

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2018-03-16 09:53 | Text by Ricardo Pelai According to the World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA), there are 232,174 protected areas in the globe as of 2017, covering 14.8% of the Earth’s land surface. Protected areas are widely regarded as important for biodiversity and forest conservation worldwide, and have undergone a pronounced expansion over the last decades. A … ...

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2018-03-16 09:51 |

  Scientists from the World Agroforestry Centre deposited accessions of 12 tree species to mark the Svalbard Global Seed Vault’s tenth anniversary. The 318 accessions of 12 tree species were presented at a ceremony to mark the tenth...

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2018-03-16 09:40 | Text by Matthew Todd My name is Matthew Todd, a 23-year old from the United States, specifically Massachusetts. I began to travel within my country at the age of 8, when my family went on a cross-country trip in our camper from California to Florida then back to Massachusetts. Soon after, I began to travel … Continue reading Forest for Roads


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