Forestry

Forestry and Timberland Alternative Investment News and Insights
alabama timberland

The global forestry investment industry has enjoyed marked gains in recent years, with certain locations — such as Alabama in the US — seeing overall capital investment tallies significantly buoyed by the forestry arena. According to a recent report, the Alabama Department of Commerce confirmed that, in 2015, almost $7

nordic birch trees

Health foods and drinks are big business and they’re set to get even bigger as regulations cracking down on high sugar content products gain popularity and consumer interest in health options rises. In the US, the city of Berkeley, California has already imposed a tax on soda and San Francisco

log transport rwanda forestry

Highlighting the growth in forestry investment across the globe, the government of Rwanda has called upon private investors to consider the myriad investment opportunities in the country’s forestry sector. During a recent discussion held with the private sector over the government’s bid to increase investment in the country’s forests, Dr

forest landscape

The 2016 Global Landscapes Forum, recently held in London, highlighted the growing interest in private sector investment in forestry and landscapes across the globe. A new level has been reached in terms of interest in finance for development and environment, the event showed, proving that investment in forest land is here

tropical forest

Highlighting the importance of maintaining a strong and healthy forest industry across the globe, the World Bank has recently approved a grant totalling $22 million to boost the management of Indonesia’s tropical forests. Indonesia’s forest cover, which is the third largest in the world, is to benefit from the grant,

Forest FAO EU

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the European Union (EU) have confirmed that they will work together to lend support to countries that produce tropical timber, helping to curb illegal logging and boost forest governance. Under the new agreement, which totals an investment of $30 million, the

forest governance

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the European Union (EU) have confirmed that they will work together to lend support to countries that produce tropical timber, helping to curb illegal logging and boost forest governance. Under the new agreement, which totals an investment of $30 million, the

urban trees

This week’s United Nations World Environment Day has called attention to the need for tree planting and proper forest management across the globe, citing ‘urban forestry’ as its new buzzword. The event is held each year in a bid to boost awareness about the need for environmental protection and to

importance of forestry

The US Agriculture Secretary has shared the results of the first year of the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA)’s Building Blocks for Climate Smart Agriculture and Forestry project, highlighting the impact forestland owners can have on the country’s natural resource conservation. One year after Tom Vilsack unveiled the plans at

lumber investing

The timber asset class should be looked at as a long term investment and, as such, can return between eight and 10 per cent annually, according to US Trust, part of Bank of America’s private wealth management group. There are a host of advantages that come alongside investing in timber,