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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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2018-03-13 00:00 |

More people live in cities than ever before and by 2050, 6 billion people or as much as 70% of the global population is expected to live in urban areas. But rapid urbanization does not need to result in polluted urban sprawl. Trees and urban forests can make our cities greener, healthier and happier places to live by cooling the air, filtering out harmful pollutants and mitigating the effects of climate change....

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2018-03-12 23:00 |

Using role-play to improve landscape management in Cameroon

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2018-03-12 20:54 | A new study shows that cattle ranching, agriculture and other human activities breaking up Costa Rican forests into isolated patchy fragments, are causing more problems for native plant populations than for monkey species sharing the same habitat.

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2018-03-12 20:05 | Poaching and habitat loss have reduced forest elephant populations in Central Africa by 63 percent since 2001. This poses consequences not only for elephants but also for the region's forests, a new study finds. Without intervention to stop poaching, as much as 96 percent of Central Africa's forests will undergo major changes in tree-species composition and structure as local populations of elephants disappear and surviving populations are crowded into ever-smaller forest remnants.

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2018-03-12 19:23 |

The annual Starker Lectures at Oregon State University will explore the future of forestry and how land managers, policy makers and communities ought to prepare for decisions that could shape generations.(more)

Additional Information: OSU Press Release...

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2018-03-12 18:53 |

The lead author of the warning letter and new response paper, ecology Professor William Ripple, from Oregon State University, said: “Our scientists’ warning to humanity has clearly struck a chord with both the global scientific community and the public.”(more)

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2018-03-12 16:03 | Yaoundé, Cameroon, March 2018—More than 30 participants met last week to evaluate the outcomes of a project aimed at reducing the illegal timber in supply chains between Cameroon and China, the world’s largest importer of timber and a key consumer, processor and re-exporter of timber products, increasingly to and from Africa.

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2018-03-12 07:48 | In northern Lao PDR, smallholder teak plantations have multiplied in recent years, a trend driven by their income-producing potential. Teak woodlots and agroforestry systems represent approximately 11% of the planted forest area, and 42% of the plantation timber resource (World Bank 2017). Teak timber is indeed a valuable commodity for the country’s processing sector and […]

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2018-03-12 05:34 |

Martin Taylor, a leading authority on land-use change with WWF-Australia and the University of Queensland, tells us about efforts to staunch a deadly tide of deforestation in Australia.

Beginning in 2012, rapid forest loss in the vast state of Queensland pushed Australia back onto the global list of...

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2018-03-12 02:03 |

Analysis calls for cooperation and planning across sectors

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2018-03-10 02:46 |

Over the past several years, OFRI has surveyed Oregonians on how they view forest management.

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2018-03-10 02:24 |

After a career spent battling wildland fires across the West, U.S. Forest Service interim Chief Vicki Christiansen must now confront another sort of crisis: the harassment and bullying of women that's persisted in the agency's male-dominated culture despite numerous efforts at reform.

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2018-03-09 21:54 |

(Vancouver, B.C.) – The BC Council of Forest Industries [COFI] is pleased to welcome Premier John Horgan as a keynote speaker at its 2018 Annual Convention, to be held in Prince George, B.C. on April 4-6, 2018. The Premier will address delegates at 9:00am on Friday, April 6th. “We are very pleased that Premier John […]

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2018-03-09 18:52 | Argonne researchers have found that in the next 100 years, already existing reforestation in the country could help topsoil absorb an additional 2 billion tons of carbon.

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2018-03-09 15:55 | A mix of factors is contributing to an increasing mortality rate of trees in the moist tropics, where trees in some areas are dying at about twice the rate that they were 35 years ago.

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2018-03-09 10:13 | Global handel av palmolja, soja och kött, arrangerat i komplexa nätverk av leverantörer, orsakar enorm tropisk avskogning. Hur kan akademi, näringsliv, offentlig sektor och civilsamhället arbeta tillsammans för att stoppa avskogning? Och vilken roll spelar transparens för att öka kunskapen om vad som händer på plats?

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2018-03-09 03:45 |

Two new studies reveal the importance of silviculture for increasing farmers’ incomes in Java and East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. Planting timber in agricultural systems is a common practice in Indonesia. Farmers often cultivate timber together with other crops...

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2018-03-09 03:14 |

The head of the United States Forest Service stepped down amid an investigation into sexual harassment accusations against him, a spokesman for the Agriculture Department said.


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