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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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2018-01-22 06:00 |

Making the call for tenure reform in Maluku, Indonesia

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2018-01-22 01:16 |

Ideas in Focus fielded an online survey to establish baseline data sets and to understand the attitudes, feelings, and perceptions of key stakeholder groups – INFLUENCERS and Environmental CHAMPIONS – around issues related to the forest sector’s work and values.

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2018-01-20 22:13 |

Sometimes conservation controversies explode so fast in one place that it becomes almost white-hot.

That’s what’s happening right now in the Amazon—with a cyclonic mix of good and bad news. 

We summarize here some of the key highlights.

GOOD NEWSBIG NEW PARK

First, Peru has just declared an...

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2018-01-20 21:51 |

The good news: Returning fire to the forest can work wonders for the ecology.

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2018-01-20 21:35 |

An additional 27 million trees have died throughout California over the past year, bringing the total number to “a staggering 129 million dead trees” on 8.9 million acres, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) announced in a joint statement with Cal Fire.

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2018-01-20 04:30 |

Our federal forests suffer from the chicken and egg conundrum.  The Forest Service has reduced its harvest volumes over the last 30 years, which drastically changed the landscape of the forest industry.  Now we have large voids where mills used to dot the map.  We currently face a forest health where the Forest Service needs … Continue reading "Right-sizing the Forest Industry"

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2018-01-19 22:02 |

Our thoughts today at Coast Forest are with all of those affected by this morning’s fire at Terminal Forest Product’s Mainland Sawmill Division.  The well-being and safety of these men and women are foremost on our minds during this difficult time

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2018-01-19 19:05 | In 2017 we held the first ‘Experience Forests, Experience PEFC’ photo contest. Taking place in 23 countries, we received over 11,000 photos from forests around the world. From the thousands of photos received, we chose our top 12 images, all of which can be seen here. For every month...

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2018-01-19 18:37 | A study of hunter-gatherers on the Malay Peninsula suggests that culture plays a role in how we describe the odors all around us.

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2018-01-19 18:09 | In India, when an area of forest land is cleared, an equivalent area of land has to be afforested. Since 2006, the government has imposed a fee on companies that clear forests for mining, industry, or other projects. The money goes into the Compensatory Afforestation Fund. The Compensation Afforestation Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) is […]

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2018-01-19 17:35 | New research has revealed a surprising relationship between surging atmospheric carbon dioxide and flower blooms in a remote tropical forest.

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2018-01-19 13:51 |

In Wood Markets’ new five-year softwood lumber forecast, the continuation of U.S. duties on Canadian lumber exports to the U.S. is expected to cause more short-term market and price volatility. The preliminary duties launched earlier in 2017 rocked the U.S. market and more of the same is expected in 2018. The Wood Markets outlook report predicts more chaos and the chance of further record-breaking prices in North America, while global...

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2018-01-19 13:47 | Bogor (Indonesia) – January 18, 2018 Protected areas across the world are most threatened by unsustainable resource use and human...

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2018-01-19 13:36 |   Reflejos del 2017 de la Red Internacional de Forestería Análoga Una nueva generación gana premios en Feria Científica Felicidades a Alyssa Bekins Pérez (a la izquierda en foto), estudiante de la escuela primaria de Londres, Quepos, Costa Rica, por elegir a la Forestería Análoga como tema para su presentación. Al explicar la evaluación ecológica,...
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2018-01-19 13:32 |

New Zealand log exports hit a new record last year, underscoring the concerns of local manufacturers that the country is sending too many unprocessed logs overseas, posing a threat for local timber supply in the future and undermining the goal to add more value to exports.

The country exported NZ$2.41 billion of softwood logs in the first 11 months of last year, surpassing all previous records for any full calendar year, according to the latest Statistics New Zealand figures. Data...

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2018-01-19 12:43 | Jan 19,2017---International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Zellstoff Pöls AG, Austria, to supply a large paper machine for the production of bleached kraft paper grades.

At the Pöls location, the ANDRITZ PrimeLine MG plant will produce environmentally friendly MG paper for flexible packaging and release applications. With an annual capacity of 100,000 t and a design speed of 1,400 m/min., PM3 is setting a new benchmark in the production of this type of...

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2018-01-19 12:41 | LUCCA, ITALY, Jan. 18, 2018 ---A growing, strengthened relationship between Recard and Azur Papier, the company belonging to the group Lilas SAH (Société d’Articles Hygiéniques) headquartered in Tunis, that once again chose the Lucca company to enhance its production capacity. The supply entails a turnkey plant, with two virgin fiber stock preparation lines, a feeding unit, two rewinders and ancillary equipment, and is earmarked for the Zriba facility, 60 km south of Tunis, with start-up...

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2018-01-19 07:43 |

A simple farming technique is proving effective in staving off food shortages in Kenya The female farmers of Makueni County in southeastern Kenya rarely expect to triumph over their parched, unpropitious soils. A pick, a spade and a...

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2018-01-19 04:42 |

Federal agencies are investing $32 million nationwide and $4.4 million in three Oregon projects designed to reduce wildfire risk from the Coast Range to the high desert.

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