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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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2017-05-16 20:00 | The 2017 World Hydropower Congress highlighted the promise of hydropower for sustainable energy and structural transformation in Africa. Governments, businesses and NGOs issued their own commitments to planning better hydropower. The International Hydropower Association (IHA) launched its annual status report at the Congress, noting steady worldwide growth in hydropower development.

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2017-05-16 18:06 |

Paul Ries, an urban forestry expert who splits time between the Oregon Department of Forestry and Oregon State University, said Camperdown elms are uncommon but not rare. He guessed there may be a few hundred or so in the state, although there is no documentation for an accurate count.(more)

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2017-05-16 17:43 | Since 2002, a moratorium on new industrial logging concessions has helped protect the forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Now the government of DRC wants to open up its forests to more logging. As much as 35% of the country’s forest could be threatened with destruction. The 2002 moratorium was supposed to be a […]

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2017-05-16 13:48 |

Hiab, part of Cargotec, will present its wide variety of LOGLIFT/JONSERED forestry cranes and services at the Elmia Wood Exhibition, which takes place from 7-10 June in Jönköping, Sweden. Elmia Wood is the world’s largest forestry exhibition, held every four years.

“At Elmia Wood we will discuss and share our views about the future of timber handling and how we see this industry developing in the coming years. We strongly believe that digitalisation and connectivity will...

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2017-05-16 12:40 | May 16,2017 --BillerudKorsnäs experienced a major breakdown in the digester in the semi-chemical pulp production line in Gruvön. The pulp line supplies the fluting machine PM6 with pulp and consequently no fluting from PM6 can currently be produced. The breakdown of the pulp line does not have an impact on the integrated chemical pulp mill, neither does it impact the production of kraft paper, liner or liquid packaging board at the mill.

“At this point in time it is not...

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2017-05-16 12:39 | May 16,2017 --International Technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Ltd. to supply a total of five circulating fluidized bed boilers (Powerfluid) for utilization of in-house residual materials. The boilers will be installed at the company‘s locations in Taicang, Quanzhou, Yongxin, Chongqing, and Dongguan. Start-up is scheduled for the second half of 2018.

Only waste from recycling of waste paper (rejects, sludges) undergoes thermal...

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2017-05-16 12:38 | May 16,2017 --After thirteen successful years at Voith, Bertram Staudenmaier, Chairman of the Management Board of Voith Paper and Member of the Corporate Board of Management, has decided to look for new challenges outside the company. He will therefore not be extending his contract, which terminates at the end of this year. The Supervisory Board will decide about his suc-cessor at the next regular meeting on June 2, 2017.

Bertram Staudenmaier joined Voith as a Member of the...

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2017-05-16 12:37 | Production volume in the first quarter rose by 8% compared with first quarter 2016. Rottneros Mill and the Group in its current structure both set a new quarterly production record.
Delivery volume in the first quarter rose by 9% compared with first quarter 2016 and by 9% compared with fourth quarter 2016.
Investments in the Agenda 500 development programme are progressing according to plan, in terms of both cost and increased capacity.
Rottneros Packaging...

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2017-05-16 11:41 |

  At the First Asia Bonn Challenge High-level Meeting in Palembang, South Sumatra Province, Indonesia’s first Masterplan for Renewable Resources-Driven Green Growth was launched thanks to the technical support of the World Agroforestry Centre.   By Robert Finlayson...

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2017-05-16 10:53 |

In the Nordic countries it is taken for granted to use the CTL method when felling trees. In other parts of the world tree-length logging is equally self-evident. Many times, though, a combined approach is what’s needed.

The Germany company HSM has recognised this and is exhibiting a combined forwarder and skidder at Elmia Wood.


HSM stands for Hohenloher Spezial-Maschinenbau GmbH. The company has been manufacturing forestry...

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2017-05-16 10:37 | Hanoi, Viet Nam, 16th May 2017—Roughly 400 leaders in Viet Nam’s technology sector have been given the tools to adopt corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies that reject threatened wildlife consumption after attending the inaugural Viet Nam E-Trade Conference in Hanoi.

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2017-05-16 10:32 | 16 May, 2017

After appeals from indigenous organisation FECONAU in the Ucayali region the Peruvian government has recognised that the National Plan for oil palm must be consulted with Peru's indigenous peoples.

Document: Aprueban consulta previa palma aceitera (Spanish only)


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2017-05-16 09:48 | The course aims to provide understanding of international forest policy on global as well as European level from a broad social science perspective, with an emphasis on the economics perspective. The course aims at an interdisciplinary audience, welcoming students not only from core social sciences but also from management of natural resources, forests being one example. The course also aims at progress from a theoretical definition of forest policy to practical examples of forest policy on the...

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2017-05-16 09:16 |

How the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) could bring a recently-discovered peatland into its REDD process

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2017-05-16 09:08 |

Ebbe Schioler, a development expert from Denmark, visited the World Agroforestry Centre’s project, Accelerating the Adoption of Agroforestry, in western Kenya to learn how smallholder farmers are adapting to climate change. He filed the following story in the...

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2017-05-16 07:55 |

16 May 2017, Kigali, Rwanda – Business participation and investment in sustainable landscapes is critical for achieving inclusive green growth, according to a new report released here today at the Forest and Landscape Investment Forum.


Links: Landscapes for People, Food and Nature InitiativeIUCN SUSTAIN-Africa...

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2017-05-16 07:36 | Kuching, Malaysia, 16th May 2017—An updated trade hotspot map by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), and TRAFFIC reinforces the position of China and Indonesia as the world’s most important countries involved in the illegal trade in Helmeted Hornbill Rhinoplax vigil parts and products.

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2017-05-16 00:00 |

FAO’s Forest and Landscape Restoration Mechanism (FLRM) and partners will today kick off the inaugural Forest and Landscape Investment Forum (FLIF) in Kigali, Rwanda. Over 16 - 17 May, this event will bring together project developers and business champions from ten African countries and investors from all over the world in a marketplace for effective forest and landscape investment opportunities.

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