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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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2017-06-20 11:00 |

The futures of Madagascar's youth and its lemurs are intertwined. In a country where 60% of the population is under 25, widespread poverty is driving unsustainable use of natural resources such as forests and wetlands. This is placing increased pressure on the country's unique biodiversity, including its 111 lemur species.

More information: Save our Species initiativeWork area:...

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2017-06-20 10:57 |

The IUCN Green List builds momentum in China for effective protected and conserved areas

Work area: Protected AreasGreen ListLocation: China

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2017-06-20 10:55 |

IUCN is committed to gender equality. To support International Women's Day, the Water Programme compiled some of their most recent efforts to empower women in decisions and actions for sustainable water management.

More information: IUCN work on waterWork area: GenderWater...

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2017-06-20 09:55 |

On International Tiger Day we look at how IUCN's tiger programme is helping humans and tigers coexist – and making sure these magnificent predators survive in the wild. 

More information: IUCN Tiger programmeWork area: Livelihoods...

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2017-06-20 08:25 | INBAR is very active in the area of land restoration, and has used bamboo in many countries as a tool to reverse land degradation and prevent desertification. From Ghana and Ethiopia to China, our Member States around the world are making bamboo a key part of their efforts to reach land degradation neutrality. This positive […]

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2017-06-20 05:54 |

Would you like to check your knowledge about forestry and Forest Monitor blog? Go ahead…and solve our quiz! CLICK HERE TO TAKE A PART IN OUR FIRST QUIZ!    

Artykuł QUIZ: WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT FORESTRY AND FOREST MONITOR? pochodzi z serwisu Forest Monitor.

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2017-06-20 03:36 |

A 10-week school designed to provide formal training for men and women interested in starting a career in the logging profession is being planned for this region this fall.

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2017-06-20 03:10 |

The City of Beaconsfield is taking a new approach to try to save its ash trees from the emerald ash borer.

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2017-06-20 00:39 | Citation

Ignacio San-Miguel, David W. Andison, and Nicholas C. Coops.  2017. Characterizing historical fire patterns as a guide for harvesting planning using landscape metrics derived from long term satellite imagery.  Forest Ecology and Management. 399 (2017) 155–165. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2017.05.021

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Forest managers across the Canadian boreal require detailed fire pattern...

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2017-06-19 23:44 | Citation

Cattet M, Stenhouse GB, Janz DM, et al. The quantification of reproductive hormones in the hair of captive adult brown bears and their application as indicators of sex and reproductive state. Conservation Physiology. 2017;5(1):cox032. doi:10.1093/conphys/cox032.

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Recognizing the potential value of steroid hormone measurements to augment non-invasive genetic sampling, we developed procedures based...

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2017-06-19 15:15 | The project Herbartis has come to an end: the final seminar will be held in Barcelona, Spain, next June 27th. All the participants, ADCMoura from Portugal, CTFC from Spain, Terre dei Savoia and CREA from Italy and UESS from France, will meet for the last time at the facilities of […]

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2017-06-19 13:37 |

On World Day to Combat Desertification we look at how conserving soil biodiversity can make dryland communities more resilient to drought and other threats and prevent desertification.

Work area: EcosystemsDrylandsLocation: ...

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2017-06-19 13:25 | June 19, 2017 ---Valmet will supply a complete tissue production line to Sofidel's Ibertissue mill in Buñuel, Navarra, in Spain. The delivery includes an Advantage NTT 200 tissue production line, stock preparation equipment and automation system. Start-up of the new line is scheduled for third quarter 2018.

The order was included in Valmet's first quarter 2017 orders received. The value of the order is not disclosed.

The up-coming new line in Spain will be Sofidel'...

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2017-06-19 13:00 |

Each year we hear terrible news from southern Europe about forest fires, a trend that has continued this week with the tragic events in central Portugal. Obviously the urgency lies with stopping the fire and providing help to local communities, but once the crisis is past, we need to take a scientific look at the root causes behind the headlines.

The perfect firestorm: rural abandonment, urbanisation patterns and climate change

Four key factors are increasing forest fire risk in...

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2017-06-19 10:40 |

Linking the latest Excalibur incising machines firmly into the British-grown timber supply chain, Lonza Wood Protection has gained a promotional licence from Grown in Britain. This enables Lonza, with their engineering partners on Excalibur, Tweddle Engineering, to express their support visibly for the Grown in Britain campaign, which is driving markets for British-grown timber and […]

The post...

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2017-06-19 06:18 |

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2017-06-19 04:18 |

ALERT member and long-term Amazon expert Philip Fearnside tells us about an escalating environmental emergency in Brazil:

In their rush to undo environmental protections, Brazil’s politicians are again shocking the world.

These efforts are part of a “ruralist” political agenda in Brazil—designed to benefit wealthy agribusiness and large-scale landholders.

On top of past...

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2017-06-18 18:26 |

Scientists present their findings on forest tenure and land use at a major conference in Peru

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2017-06-18 14:12 | Prime Minister António Costa described the blaze in the Pedrógão Grande area as “the worst tragedy in terms of human lives that we’ve known in recent years.”

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2017-06-18 06:49 |

North American tribes have traditional knowledge about fire effects on ecosystems, habitats, and resources.

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