EnviroSatTools: Innovative Tools to Support Regional and National Land Cover Monitoring

August 31, 2021

Indufor Asia Pacific releases satellite monitoring tools in New Zealand to support regional ...

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Science or Politics in Forest Carbon Discussion?

August 20, 2021

We all know that forests stock carbon, both in soil and trees. We also know that growing forests ...

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Indufor Staff Insights: Unique Growth Opportunities and International Exposure

December 12, 2019

The year 2019 has been full of excitement, new challenges and opportunities for us at Indufor ...

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Unexpected Results from Recent Research on Green Bonds

December 10, 2019

Against expectations, recent findings suggest that issuing green bonds does not result in an ...

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Rethinking Finance and Planning for Climate-Resilient Landscapes

November 18, 2019

Those of us working on forestry, agriculture, and landscape conservation can attest to the progress ...

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Challenges of Hard Brexit – European Wood Industry Preparing for Smooth Transition

September 19, 2019

Trade Overview

The United Kingdom (the UK) is a big importer of wood products in Europe; ...

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New Investments Will Affect the Supply-Demand Balance of Sawdust in Finland and Sweden

August 20, 2019

Sawdust is a sawmill by-product, and it has several industrial uses. In recent years, some of the ...

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Mass Timber High Rise Projects are Changing the Wood Construction Economy

May 9, 2019

Recently, the US Forest Service and the US Endowment for Forestry and ...

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Harvests Approach Maximum Sustainable Levels as Roundwood Prices Surge in Sweden

March 11, 2019

Swedish forest industry performance was largely positive in 2018 due to strong export ...

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The US Timber Innovation Act and What it Means for Your Business, County or State

October 4, 2018

In 2017, the Timber Innovation Act was introduced in the US Congress with the aim of facilitating ...

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The Sky is the Limit for Sustainable Aviation Biofuels

September 4, 2018

Sustainable jet fuels are considered critical to the aviation sector’s long-term growth. As the ...

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Prospects for Growth in Wood Plastic Composite Markets

August 15, 2018

As a sustainable bioproduct, the demand for wood plastic composites (WPCs) is set to grow ...

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Shifting consumer demand requires forest industry companies to adapt

July 25, 2018

The forest industry is an important economic motor, and it is always changing, with new strategies ...

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First Investor Survey on Land Rights released during the Global Landscape Forum in Washington DC 2018

May 31, 2018

In 2017, the USAID initiated a first-of-its-kind Investor Survey on Land Rights, executed ...

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Лесная промышленность в Финляндии и России: Возможности и Сложности

April 17, 2018

Финляндия и Россия располагают богатыми лесными ...

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From Sunset to Sunrise

March 21, 2018

Dear Client, Partner, Colleague, Twenty-five years have passed since I started my forestry ...

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Forest Industry in Finland & Russia: Opportunities & Challenges

March 20, 2018

With a shared border, similar terrain and climate, tree species and growing seasons, Finland and ...

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Lessons Learned on Responsible Land-Based Investments in Mozambique

March 1, 2018

On February 12, 2018, Indufor North America presented the lessons learned from its latest Learn More >

Scarcity of Birch Veneer Logs in Russia

October 12, 2017

On October 4th, 2017 Indufor’s Vasylysa Hänninen acted as the moderator and Antti Kämäräinen ...

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Women Showing the Way – Sustainable Use of Natural Resources Can Improve the Lives of Their Families

August 23, 2017

Rural areas in Tanzania and Zambia struggle with high poverty rates. Forests and trees are ...

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Possible Implications of US Resignation from the Paris Climate Agreement for US Pellet Producers and EU Pellet Consumers

June 30, 2017

On June 1st 2017, US President, Mr Donald Trump, officially declared that the US would be ...

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UPDATE to blog: US Finds Hardwood Plywood from China Unfairly Subsidized – DOC Issues Preliminary Duties on Hardwood Plywood Imports

June 27, 2017

On June 19, The U.S. Department of Commerce announced a preliminary determination which established ...

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US Finds Hardwood Plywood from China Unfairly Subsidized – DOC Issues Preliminary Duties on Hardwood Plywood Imports

May 11, 2017

Preliminary countervailing duties up to 111% on Chinese imports, antidumping tariffs may follow. ...

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Future Trends in Smallholder Plantation Forestry

April 21, 2017

Tree-planting is an old peasant activity in many countries, but still today, Governments own about ...

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Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services – Indufor is Leading the Way on Forest Capital

March 21, 2017

This Insight was written by Dr. Brent Matthies. On this ...

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Piloting Innovative Methods in Evaluation Assignments – the Case of Outcome Harvesting

February 15, 2017

Does this sound like a familiar evaluation case to you? The project or program to be evaluated is ...

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Possible Export Ban of Russian Birch Logs on the Horizon

February 8, 2017

In recent years, Russian birch plywood producers have faced a significant price increase in birch ...

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Rising Fibre Cost Threatens Russian Industry

December 1, 2016

Rapidly increasing input costs, such as costs of wood raw material, are threating Russian P&P ...

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Strong Growth in Finnish Softwood Lumber Exports to China – “Nordic” Means “Green”

September 16, 2016

Many policies in China, such as the green building and the two-child policies, are supporting the ...

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Transforming the Tanzanian Forest Sector

September 13, 2016

Finland is supporting Tanzania through the Private Forestry Programme, which has an ambitious goal ...

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How to Recognise Tomorrow’s Generation in the Forestry Sector

August 8, 2016

For youth living in cities, where their surroundings consist largely of brick landscapes, ...

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Zambia Taking Huge Steps towards Decentralized Forest Management under the New Forest Act

July 13, 2016

The commonly heard story from an African country is that forest resources are declining and ...

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Scientific Contributions to the Ecosystem Service Approach and PES Debate

July 7, 2016

This blog is a summary of the contributions of the Doctoral Dissertation of Dr. Brent ...

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Between 2001 and 2011, Finland Became the Country with the Strongest Evaluation Culture in the OECD

July 6, 2016

I attended my first annual meeting of the Finnish Evaluation Society (FES) in May 2016 in Helsinki, ...

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Kenyan Wood Industry is Growing

June 3, 2016

Team Finland Business Delegation visited Kenya in May 2016, led by the Finnish Minister of ...

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Measuring Progress Towards Landscape Sustainability

May 16, 2016

The landscape approach, a holistic model for natural resource management, is a prominent theme ...

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More Wood from the Finnish Forests

April 19, 2016

Finland’s forests grow more timber than they ever have since 1921, when we introduced the ...

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Happy International Day of Forests!

March 21, 2016

Today we are celebrating the International Day of Forest of the United Nations. We would like to ...

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