Nomination at Indufor: New Forest Economist

Indufor Oy is strengthening the forestry team with Dr Sepul Barua, Forest Economist and Senior Consultant. Sepul will be... Read More >

January 12, 2022

COP26 – Will the Global Pledges to Halt Deforestation Save the Forests?

The first few days of COP26 in Glasgow have seen world leaders announcing a raft of new pledges and commitments, including several focused... Read More >

November 4, 2021

Роль Российского Лесного Хозяйства в Глобальной Борьбе с Изменением Климата

Управляющий директор Indufor г-н Ярно Сеппеле выступил на Петербургском... Read More >

October 15, 2021

Role of the Russian Forestry in the Global Fight Against Climate Change

Indufor’s Managing Director, Mr Jarno Seppälä spoke at the Saint Petersburg International Forestry Forum, held in St. Petersburg in September... Read More >

October 14, 2021

China Focus: China’s Carbon Neutrality Pledge

China has announced that its carbon emissions should peak by 2030 and then decline, to reach carbon neutrality by 2060. This strategic decision... Read More >

October 4, 2021

Indufor Strengthens Carbon Services

Indufor recognizes that immediate action is needed to address the climate change crisis. In response, we are expanding our staff and services related... Read More >

September 30, 2021

Jarno Seppälä Nominated as the Managing Director of Indufor Oy

The Board of Directors of Indufor, a leading consulting company specializing in forestry and wood industry,... Read More >

May 25, 2021

Mapping Native Forest using Deep Learning Image Segmentation

In this article, Indufor Asia Pacific introduces a deep learning pipeline that extracts information from high-resolution aerial data. The solution... Read More >

April 22, 2021

Donor Climate Funding and Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities’ Rights

There is well-established and Read More >

April 16, 2021

China and Finland to Find Alternative Sources for Russia’s Wood Raw Material

Russia has been one of the largest roundwood traders globally for many years by exporting roughly 15-20 million m3 per year between... Read More >

March 12, 2021

Tracking Regional Harvest Levels – Indufor’s Monitoring System Presents a Rapid, Scalable Approach

In this article Indufor Asia Pacific introduces their scaleable solution designed to track and report regional-scale forest harvesting. The spatial... Read More >

March 1, 2021

United States Raises Ambition on Forest and Climate Action

During his first month as president, Joe Biden set a new path for the United States’ approach to forest and agriculture landscapes by... Read More >

February 25, 2021

Implications of the Possible Roundwood Export Ban in 2022 on the Russian Forest Industry

Russia has been one of the largest roundwood traders globally for many years by its roughly 10-20% share of the market between 2010-2020. Based on... Read More >

February 23, 2021

Восстановление европейского рынка хвойных пиломатериалов после обвала в марте 2020 года, вызванного пандемией Covid-19

Каковы основные движущие силы и события на европейском рынке хвойных... Read More >

December 9, 2020

European Sawn Softwood Market Recovering After the Covid-19 Crash in March 2020

What are the key drivers and developments in the European sawn softwood market? How did the Covid-19 pandemic impact the market? How attractive is... Read More >

December 8, 2020

Upcoming Webinar: Finland and U.S. Cooperation in Bioeconomy, Featuring Work in Maine

Indufor North America has been working on a project to advance Maine's forest bioeconomy. FOR/Maine (Forest Opportunity Roadmap) is a cross-sectoral... Read More >

December 7, 2020

Bushfires in Australia 2019-2020 – Recovery will Take Years

Some 10 months ago, Australia was reeling from a devastating series of bushfires along the eastern seaboard and parts of Tasmania and South... Read More >

November 9, 2020

Indufor North America is Supporting Growth of the Forest Products Sector in Maine

Indufor North America recently visited four communities in Maine as part of our ongoing work with Forest Opportunity Roadmap (FOR/Maine), a... Read More >

October 27, 2020

Jarno Seppälä Appointed as the Interim Managing Director of Indufor Oy

Silja Siitonen, who has been the Managing Director of Indufor Oy since February 2018, has left the company. She will continue her career outside... Read More >

October 23, 2020

lndufor Awarded Best Green Project Verifier Nordics 2020 by

The (Capital Finance International) has awarded Indufor the Best Green Project Verifier Nordics 2020. The judging panel recognises... Read More >

July 30, 2020

Indufor’s 40th Anniversary Celebrations: a New Neon Sign in Helsinki

To celebrate our company’s 40th anniversary, we had an Indufor neon sign put up on the outside wall of our headquarters in Pasila,... Read More >

March 20, 2020

Forest Law Amendment to Transform China’s Forest Sector

China’s forest landscapes, forest-dependent communities, and industry face massive transformation following key legislative and institutional... Read More >

February 12, 2020

Bushfires in Australia: Impacts and Implications for Forest Management

The recent bushfires in Australia have captured worldwide attention, and further elevated the level of concerns and debate about impacts of climate... Read More >

January 28, 2020

Indufor Engages in the Development of Livelihoods Around Community Forests in Liberia

The Liberia Forest Sector Project (LFSP), is a comprehensive undertaking to support the country’s fight against deforestation and forest... Read More >

December 5, 2019

Contract Award: New EU ‘Forests For the Future Facility’ – F4

Indufor, in a consortium led by Particip GmbH, Germany, will be starting the implementation of the EU technical assistance Facility for... Read More >

December 4, 2019

From Plantation Establishment to Management and Market-Oriented Processing – Tanzania PFP 2 Started

Indufor, together with Niras, started the implementation of the Participatory Plantation Forestry Programme Phase II (PFP 2) in Tanzania on November... Read More >

November 28, 2019

Indufor Signed the Contract for the Participatory Plantation Forestry Programme Phase II (PFP 2) implementation in Tanzania

Indufor and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland signed today the contract for the Participatory Plantation Forestry Programme Phase II (PFP... Read More >

October 29, 2019

Russian Forestry in the Global Timberland Space

The Russian forest sector is an important player in global timberland space and continues to offer opportunities for further development. Russia has... Read More >

September 23, 2019

Indufor Completes an Independent Review of APRIL’s Long Range Wood Supply Forecast

APRIL’s wood fibre supply forecast is on a solid basis, based on Indufor’s independent review. The company represents an encouraging example of... Read More >

September 20, 2019

Wooden Home Residents Enjoy Living while Combatting Climate Change

Wooden multi-story construction is gaining more and more interest in the world. Dr Silja Siitonen spoke at the 7th China Wooden... Read More >

June 17, 2019

Indufor is Assessing Impacts of Finnfund Investments in Sustainable Forestry in Eastern Africa

To understand the development impacts of its forestry portfolio better, Finnfund, the Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation Ltd., has commissioned... Read More >

June 14, 2019

Russian Wood Industry Has Potential – but also Challenges

The Russian wood product industry is one of the world’s most dynamic ones thanks to its increasing domestic processing of roundwood and production... Read More >

June 6, 2019

Plywood Industry in Russia

Global plywood production has reached a level of about 160 million m3 in the recent years. China accounts for over 70% of this.... Read More >

May 27, 2019

Sawmills in Russia – Factors Influencing Investments and Business Outlook

The Russian sawmilling industry is characterized by fragmentation, a division between large export-oriented companies and smaller companies relying... Read More >

May 21, 2019

Russian Wood Pellet Trade Opportunities in Asia

Mr Matias Pekkanen from Indufor Oy gave a presentation on the topic "Russian Wood Pellet Trade Opportunities in Asia" in the 4th Bioenergy Congress... Read More >

March 25, 2019

Climate Bonds Annual Conference Exploring Ways to Scale-up the Green Bonds Market

Green bonds and climate bonds have become an important part of the climate finance response to meet the low carbon transition and climate resilient... Read More >

March 6, 2019

Impact Investment Tracking Tool for UNDP’s BIOFIN Program and the Government of Belize

The Indufor North America team is currently developing a biodiversity/ environmental impact investment tracking application tool for public and... Read More >

February 13, 2019

Indufor Expands Further Its Operations in China with A New Country Representative

We are expanding our services to new geographic areas taking on more work in China. To strengthen our presence there, Ms. Gao Ya has been recruited... Read More >

January 9, 2019

Final Joint Evaluation of Two Forestry Projects in Vietnam

Indufor is finalizing the final evaluation of two forestry projects in Vietnam. These are “Development of Management Information System for the... Read More >

December 13, 2018

Continuous Forest Monitoring Using Daily Satellite Imagery

In the recent years there has been a marked increase and uptake of remote sensing technologies – drones, LiDAR and satellite imagery. In a sense... Read More >

December 11, 2018

First Evaluation of Finnfund Carried out by Particip and Indufor for Ministry for Foreign Affairs

The final report of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs’ evaluation of Finnfund was published today. Development financier Finnfund has succeeded in... Read More >

December 10, 2018

Indufor Gauging Carbon Potential in Southern Laos

Indufor will expand its assistance to the Government of Lao PDR in their efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation and/or forest degradation.... Read More >

December 7, 2018

The Private Forestry Programme: Indufor-Led Flagship Programme on Transformation of the Forest Sector in Tanzania

The core idea of the Private Forestry Programme (PFP) is to capture the opportunities for the forest sector to become an important actor in economic... Read More >

December 6, 2018

Спрос на Березовый Кряж в России в Резком Подъеме

С 2010 увеличилось потребление березового кряжа российскими производителями... Read More >

November 26, 2018

Birch Peeler Log Demand in Sharp Rise in Russia

Since 2010, the consumption of birch peeler logs has increased by about 3 million m3 by the Russian birch plywood producers, and it will... Read More >

November 21, 2018

The Traditional Forest Industry Forms the Core of Finnish Bioeconomy, Safeguarding Biodiversity and Supplying Sustainable Feedstocks and Services

Finland’s development during the last 100 years from a poor agricultural country with mainly manual work in the deteriorating forests, to one of... Read More >

November 7, 2018

Global Markets for Forest Industry – Benchmarking Study

Indufor carried out a market and benchmarking study for a consortium of forest industry organizations in the United States. The objective of the... Read More >

November 1, 2018

Indufor Prepared a Conceptual Business Plan for CLT Manufacturing in Finland

Indufor prepared a conceptual business plan for CLT manufacturing in Finland. The Client was a public sector actor aiming to attract investment in... Read More >

October 31, 2018

The Sustainability Risk Assessment of Agricultural Biomass

Indufor has experience of doing agricultural feedstock sustainability risk assessment and recent examples include sunflower and bagasse. Risk... Read More >

October 31, 2018

Indufor is now Approved Climate Bond Verifier, Certified by CBI – Climate Bonds Initiative

Indufor has been approved as Certified Green Bonds Verifier by CBI as one of the first forest industry consulting companies globally. We will now be... Read More >

October 19, 2018

Finland Praised for Contribution to Good Practices in Gender Equality in Development Aid

Indufor has been working on a project "Evaluation on Improvement of Women’s and Girls' Rights in Finland’s Development Policy and... Read More >

September 6, 2018

Now official: Birch Log Exports Regulations to Change in Russia from the beginning of next year

Following the poor log availability, rapidly increasing export volumes and prices together with fierce competition for premium quality logs Russian... Read More >

August 3, 2018

Indufor Presents Initial Findings from the USAID Investor Survey on Land Rights at 2018 World Bank Land and Poverty Conference

On March 20, 2018, Jeffrey Hatcher, Managing Director of Indufor North America, presented initial findings of the USAID Investor Survey on Land... Read More >

March 28, 2018

Eliminate, Delegate or Automate? – Results from a Recent Meta-evaluation Carried out for the MFA of Finland

CEval and Indufor presented the results of the recent meta-evaluation on Finland’s development cooperation on Thursday 15th March 2018.... Read More >

March 22, 2018

Feedback and Grievance Redress Mechanisms can help communities, companies and nations resolve concerns in development projects

Throughout a nations’ and/or company’s development operations, some of its activities may pose risks or create adverse impacts on the surrounding... Read More >

February 27, 2018

Tanzania Private Forestry Project is Organising a Trade Fair for the Tanzanian Forest and Wood Industries

The Tanzania Private Forestry Project (PFP) is organising a trade fair for the Tanzanian forest and wood industries. The trade fair will take place... Read More >

February 14, 2018

News from MFA Finland: With aid provided by Finland in Laos, illegal logging and illegal export of timber have substantially decreased over the past couple of years

In Laos, illegal logging and illegal export of timber have substantially decreased over the past couple of years. The credit for this goes to a... Read More >

January 24, 2018

Silja Siitonen Nominated as the Managing Director of Indufor

The Board of Directors of Indufor, a leading consulting company specializing in forestry and wood industry, has nominated Dr Silja Siitonen as the... Read More >

January 22, 2018

Continuous Monitoring of Your Forest with Indufor’s New System

Indufor’s resource monitoring team have finished developing a Continuous Plantation Monitoring System (CPMS) that leverages off both free and... Read More >

December 15, 2017

Valuing Rural Lands: A Tool to Strengthen Property Rights?

On December 1, Indufor North America presented its newly developed Rural Valuation Tool to specialists spanning the land tenure, natural resource... Read More >

December 8, 2017

Birch Log Export Regulations to Change in Russia – Talks Are Over, Time for Action

Scarcity of birch logs in Russia, mainly driven by the country’s rapid birch plywood capacity expansion and significant birch log export growth,... Read More >

December 7, 2017

The Usual Pattern of Tendering and Implementation of Evaluations Has Finally Been Broken

The Evaluation Unit of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA) decided in 2016 to pilot a new approach to managing evaluations. Read along... Read More >

December 1, 2017

Investor Survey on Land Rights

We invite you to participate in the first biennial Investor Survey on Land Rights. The survey will track investor and operator perceptions and... Read More >

November 13, 2017

Rural Valuation Tool Helps Communities Determine Land Value on Their Own Terms

Indufor North America has released initial findings from piloting the Rural Valuation Tool, developed in collaboration with the Foundation for... Read More >

November 8, 2017

Evaluation and Learning for International Sustainable Forest Initiatives

The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) promoted a two-day workshop in Oslo where international agencies and evaluation... Read More >

October 17, 2017

How do we Deliver Zero-Deforestation Supply Chain Commitments?

In 2014, governments, civil society and private sector companies gathered in New York and agreed to halve deforestation by 2030 and to restore... Read More >

August 24, 2017

How Will Africa Satisfy its Growing Demand for Forest Products?

Africa is experiencing an accelerating increase in its regional demand for forest products. Forest plantations will play a crucial role in increasing... Read More >

August 22, 2017

Restoring Extensive Areas of Degraded Land in the Peruvian Amazon is Possible – Now It Is Demonstrated

This finding was confirmed by the evaluation of Finland’s Sustainable Forest Management Programme in the Andes (Manejo Forestal Sostenible; MFS), a... Read More >

August 21, 2017

Roger Naylor, a Seasoned International Timberland Investment Professional Joins Indufor

Roger Naylor, a seasoned international timberland investment professional joined Indufor in June 2017 Roger Naylor joined... Read More >

July 19, 2017

Pathways to Sustainability: How to Effectively Address the Drivers of Deforestation

Climate change and deforestation are among the greatest challenges of this century. In order to contribute to addressing this problem, Indufor has... Read More >

July 7, 2017

No hay desperdicio en los bosques – video

¿Por qué no utlizar y reutilizar la madera para producir productos y energía? Nosotros explicamos cómo. Conoszca nuestro... Read More >

June 5, 2017

Over 8 million Tree Seedlings Delivered by the Private Forestry Programme for Tanzanian Smallholders and Rural Organizations This Planting Season

The Private Forestry Programme is a Finnish government-funded development programme designed to run from 2014 to 2030. It has been designed to... Read More >

May 23, 2017

There is No Waste in Forest – New Video

There is no waste in forests. Wood can be used and reused for products and energy. We can tell you how. Indufor prepared a... Read More >

May 10, 2017

Rien ne se perd dans la forêt.

Le bois peut être utilisé et réutilisé pour créer des produits et de l'énergie. Notre nouveau video vous explique comment nous pouvons... Read More >

May 6, 2017

Competitiveness of the Russian Sawmilling Industry

Indufor was present at the “Russia’s Market of Timber and Sawnwood 2017 Conference” held in Moscow, Russia on April 21, 2017. At the... Read More >

April 25, 2017

Zambia is Moving Ahead in Implementing the New Forest Act and Community Forestry

Decentralized Forestry and Other Natural Resources Programme (DFNRMP) in Zambia has been working to support the government and communities in... Read More >

April 11, 2017

Pellet Trade Opportunities – Russian Spring Bioenergy Congress

Already a tradition, Indufor participated again in the Spring Bioenergy Congress held in Mid-March in St. Petersburg, Russia. This two-day event... Read More >

March 31, 2017

Возможности торговли пеллетами – Российский весенний биотопливный конгресс

По уже сложившейся традиции Indufor вновь принял участие в Весеннем биотопливном... Read More >

March 31, 2017

Benchmarking Supply Chains Provide Tools and Information for Biomass Market Development and Transparency

Indufor was present at the Nordic Baltic Bioenergy Conference 2017 held in Helsinki on 29-30 March. At the conference Matias Pekkanen, Senior... Read More >

March 30, 2017

New Era of Investment in Timberland and Forest Industry in Brazil

Since last September, President Temer and Minister of Finance have been taking several measures to improve economic conditions, aiming to regain... Read More >

February 28, 2017

Sahateollisuus ry:n agenttipäivät – The Finnish Sawmills Association, The Agents’ Day 16.2.2017

Jyrki Salmi, Managing Director of Indufor, gave a presentation on Forest-based Bioeconomy Outlook in the Agents’ Day of the Finnish Sawmills... Read More >

February 16, 2017

Indufor and CHIP Training and Consulting Start Working on Pakistan’s REDD+ Strategy and Implementation Framework

Majella Clarke from Indufor and Muhammad Tayyab from CHIP Training and Consulting (CTC) met with the Chief Minister from Giligit Baltistan, Mr Hafiz... Read More >

February 10, 2017

Indufor in Partnership with Moringa Partnership, Illovo Sugar and USAID to Promote Responsible Land-Based Investments

Indufor North America will provide investment advisory on land tenure to Moringa Partnership and Illovo Sugar Limited in partnership with USAID. The... Read More >

December 22, 2016

Rising Interest Towards Investments into Tanzanian Plantation Forestry Scene

The crowds gathered with excitement in Dar es Salaam, the commercial capital of Tanzania, as the first ever Tanzanian plantation forestry conference... Read More >

November 28, 2016

Industrial Infrastructure as a Key Driver for Long-term Timberland Value

In his presentation at Arena Alternative Investment Forum in London on October 19th, Indufor’s Senior Partner Petri Lehtonen described the key... Read More >

October 20, 2016

Russian Birch Plywood Producers Take the Lead on the Global Market

The 18th International Forestry Forum was hosted in St. Petersburg from September 27th to 28th. The event was attended by more than 600 delegates... Read More >

October 5, 2016

100 Climate Solutions for 100-year-old Finland

We need to tackle the changing climate with creative solutions. Indufor teamed up with Tyrsky Consulting and other consulting and research... Read More >

August 17, 2016

Presentation of the Evaluation of Finland’s Development Cooperation Country Strategies and the Country Strategy Modality

On June 21st, 2016 the results of the Evaluation of Finland's Development Cooperation Country Strategies and the Country Strategy Modality for the... Read More >

June 22, 2016

Indufor kertoi puunkäytön globaaleista tulevaisuudennäkymistä Keitele 35 vuotta -juhlaseminaarissa

Puunkäytön globaalit tulevaisuudennäkymät, Keitele 35 vuotta-juhlaseminaari Induforin metsäteollisuus ja biotalous-yksikön johtaja, Jarno... Read More >

June 21, 2016

Indufor Signs Contract for the ”Formulation of the Future Cooperation in the Kenyan Forestry Sector” with the Finnish Government

Indufor, in cooperation with LTS International Ltd. (UK), won the tender for the Formulation of the Future Cooperation in the Kenyan Forestry Sector.... Read More >

May 10, 2016

Contemporary Landscape Approach Model – How to Address and Reconcile Competing Land Uses

Indufor’s Blair Freeman was selected to participate in the Southeast Asian Studies Symposium held in Oxford in April 2016 and it’s panel... Read More >

April 27, 2016

Indufor Developing Benefit Sharing Arrangements for Uganda’s National REDD+ Strategy

Indufor has signed a contract with the Ministry of Water & Environment, Uganda, for the Development of Benefit Sharing Arrangements for... Read More >

April 11, 2016

Indufor Sharing Expertise in the Role of Wood Biomass in Bioenergy Business in Russia and Globally

This year’s Annual Spring Biocongress was held on 22-23d of March in Saint Petersburg, Russia and gathered more than 100 participants from 7... Read More >

March 22, 2016

Indufor Presentation at the Conference of the Initiative/Movement Forests for the Future, New Forests for Africa in Ghana – March 2016

Indufor gave a presentation at the conference of the initiative/movement Forests for the Future, New Forests for Africa in Ghana 16-17 March... Read More >

March 18, 2016

ICT for Forest Law Enforcement and Governance in Lao PDR – A New World Bank/PROFOR Working Paper

The Program on Forests (PROFOR) of the World Bank has published a working paper on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Forest Law... Read More >

March 16, 2016

Forest Resource Assessment Results Launched in Nepal

The four-year work on the Forest Resource Assessment (FRA) carried out together with the Nepalese government and technical support team of Indufor... Read More >

March 9, 2016

Indufor Present at the Conference of the Changing Dynamics of the Asia-Pacific Wood Trade in Portland, Oregon, USA, March 1-2, 2016

Jaakko Rantanen, Senior Consultant, presented Softwood supplies from Europe to Asia-Pacific, Will European Lumber Exports Flood China like it has... Read More >

March 3, 2016

Report: Results of the Paris COP21 Climate Negotiations

Indufor teamed up with partners Greenstream, CC Law Climate Change Consulting and the Finnish Institute for International Affairs to produce the... Read More >

March 1, 2016

Resettlement of People is No Longer the Last Resort

Indufor's Majella Clarke was talking about adaptation in coastal zones and the priorities thereof at COP21 in Paris: "Resettlement of people is no... Read More >

December 14, 2015

Indufor Speaker at GRI Expert Corner Webinar

Jeffrey Hatcher from Indufor North America,  was a featured speaker on the Global Reporting Initiative’s Expert Corner webinar series on 10... Read More >

December 11, 2015

Indufor at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP 21 in Paris December 2015

Indufor is at the  climate change talks in Paris this week, advising a delegation covering Forests and Land Use; Adaptation; and Loss and... Read More >

December 2, 2015

Indufor Present at Bioenergy Days in Helsinki on 26 November 2015

Indufor participated at the Bioenergy Days organized in Helsinki at the end of November. Matias Pekkanen, Consultant - Wood Products, gave a... Read More >

December 1, 2015

Indufor Organized a Bankers’ Breakfast Seminar on 19.11.2015

Indufor organized a Bankers’ Breakfast seminar on 19.11.2015 with two presentations: Future of Forest and Forest Industry Investments,... Read More >

November 19, 2015

Indufor Present at ARENA Alternative Investment Forum 2015 on 20 – 21 October 2015 in London

Indufor partipated at the ARENA Alternative Investment Forum 2015 on 20 – 21 October 2015 in London. Petri Lehtonen, Senior Partner, Head of... Read More >

November 10, 2015

Indufor Present at China Association of Consulting Engineers (CAPEC) 2015 International Consulting Engineers Forum in Beijing

Indufor's Managing Director Jyrki Salmi participated and gave a presentation at China Association of Consulting Engineers (CAPEC) 2015 International... Read More >

November 10, 2015

Responsible Forest Investment to meet the Sustainable Development Goals – Indufor panel discussions & Indufor North America Establishment

Indufor Group held a panel discussions “Responsible Forest Investment to meet the Sustainable Development Goals”, followed by a reception marking... Read More >

September 18, 2015

Indufor Present at Word Forest Institute’s Who Will Own the Forests Conference in Portland, Oregon, US

Petri Lehtonen, Senior Partner, Head of Strategy and Sustainability Consulting, presented European Perspectives in Global Woody Biomass Markets at... Read More >

September 18, 2015

Indufor Present at DANA African Continent Timberland Investment Conference in Durban, South Africa

Petri Lehtonen, Senior Partner, Head of Strategy and Sustainability Consulting, presented Read More >

September 9, 2015

Indufor in Forest Industry Forum in Melbourne

Indufor in Forest Industry Forum in Melbourne, Australia Indufor organized jointly with Forest and Wood Products Australia (FWPA)... Read More >

August 21, 2015

Indufor’s Article on the Long-term Wood Supply Planning in Russia Has Been Recently Published in “LesPromInform”

Indufor’s article on the long-term planning of wood supply in the Russian forest industry has been recently published in “LesPromInform”... Read More >

July 7, 2015

Indufor Present at Garnica Plywood 75th Anniversary Celebration

Garnica Plywood (La Rioja, Spain), the leading poplar plywood producer, celebrated its 75th anniversary on 17-18 June in Logroño. Around 25 top... Read More >

June 25, 2015

Indufor perustaa uuden yhtiön Pohjois-Amerikkaan

Indufor perustaa uuden yhtiön Pohjois-Amerikkaan Indufor Group ilmoittaa perustaneensa uuden yhtiön palvelemaan Pohjois-Amerikan markkinoita.... Read More >

May 18, 2015

Indufor Establishes Operations in North America

Indufor Group is proud to announce that it has established a new affiliate to serve North American markets. Indufor North America will be... Read More >

May 18, 2015

Webinar Now Available: Evaluation of Finland’s Development Policy Programmes from a Results-based Management Point of View 2003–2013

The Evaluation Unit of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland has now published a webinar on the Evaluation of Finland’s Development Policy... Read More >

April 15, 2015

The Tanzania Private Forestry Programme – Panda Miti Kibiashara – Project Website Launched

The Private Forestry Programme – PFP (Panda Miti Kibiashara) is a bilateral Programme between the governments of Tanzania and Finland, implemented... Read More >

April 9, 2015

New SUFORD Website

A new website for the SUFORD SCALING UP project has been published. The SUFORD SCALING UP project will build and expand on progress achieved... Read More >

April 7, 2015

International Day of Forests

Tomorrow, Saturday 21 March, is the International Day of Forests. We at Indufor celebrate forests of the world! There is a list of... Read More >

March 20, 2015

Indufor Management Met with the General Director of CONAFOR, Mexico

Indufor management met with the General Director of CONAFOR, Mexico on February 20, 2015. Link to the Read More >

March 6, 2015

Sustainable Forestry Brings More Income – Kestävät metsät tuovat enemmän tuloja

An article on our participatory sustainable forestry project in Tanzania appeared in the Finnish Environment Institute's newsletter - in Finnish... Read More >

March 2, 2015

Tulosperustainen lähestymistapa Suomen kehityspolitiikassa

Indufor arvioi ulkoasiainministeriön toimeksiannosta tulosperustaisen lähestymistavan toteutumista Suomen kehityspolitiikassa vuosien 2004, 2007 ja... Read More >

February 9, 2015

Indufor to Carry Out the Final Evaluation of the Biodiversity Programme for the Amazon Region of the Andean Community – BioCAN

The programme engaged a large variety of stakeholders from grassroots level to the Ministries of Environment and civil society in Bolivia, Colombia,... Read More >

January 30, 2015

Indufor to Provide Technical Assistance to the Integrated Forestry and Natural Resource Management Programme in Zambia

Indufor will be providing technical assistance to Decentralised Forest and Other Natural Resource Management Programme in Zambia. Indufor, together... Read More >

January 26, 2015

Marisa Camargo’s Presentation on Sustainable Supply Chains

One of our staff members, Marisa Camilher Camargo, is currently pursuing her PhD in association with the International Institute for Environment and... Read More >

December 19, 2014

Indufor Newsletter No 21 now Published

You can find it Read More >

December 12, 2014

Indufor Continues to Support the Development of the International Land and Forest Tenure Facility

Indufor continues to provide services for the Rights and Resources Group (RRG) in the development of the International Land and Forest Tenure... Read More >

November 24, 2014

Two PROFOR Publications Launched at the International Finance Corporation

Two new Program on Forests (PROFOR) publications were launched in Washington D.C.. These are Private Forest Financing for Sustainable Forest... Read More >

November 20, 2014

Trends, Drivers, and Tools for Private Investment in Forests – the World Bank, IFC and PROFOR Invitation for a Publication Launch Event, 18 November, 2014

The World Bank, Program on Forests (PROFOR) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) have the pleasure to invite you to join us for the launch of... Read More >

November 7, 2014

Indufor at the 16th St. Petersburg International Forestry Forum – Russian Forest Week

Jarno Seppälä, Head of Forest Industry & Bio Solutions Consulting from Indufor Helsinki, gave a presentation at the 16th St. Petersburg... Read More >

October 23, 2014

Компания Indufor на XVI Петербургском Международном Лесопромышленном Форуме – Российская неделя леса

Ярно Сеппяля, Начальник отдела консалтинга по вопросам лесной промышленности и... Read More >

October 21, 2014

Indufor Commences its First Large Climate Change Adaptation Project in Mauritius

The Government of Mauritius has secured a grant from the Adaptation Fund for the implementation of the project “Climate Change Adaptation Programme... Read More >

October 13, 2014

Indufor Group laajenee Australiaan

Indufor Group on perustanut uuden yhtiön Melbourneen Australiaan. Uusi yhtiö, nimeltään Indufor Asia Pacific (Australia) Pty Ltd, aloittaa... Read More >

October 9, 2014

Indufor Establishes Consulting Operations in Australia

Indufor Group is expanding its Asia Pacific operations through the establishment of an Australian office based in Melbourne. The Australian office... Read More >

September 22, 2014

Indufor to Study Cross-border Timber Trade in the SAARC Area

Indufor started implementing the SAARC Area Cross-border Timber Trade Study, Including Regional Institutional Mechanisms and Trade Links with... Read More >

August 27, 2014

Indufor Supports the Andean Renewable Energy Programme

Energy and Environment Partnership (EEP) Programme with the Andean region has been running in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru from 2011 with... Read More >

July 8, 2014

Nordic Forestry May Not Have Lost the Battle After All ….

Indufor’s Petri Lehtonen made a presentation in the prestigious Forest Forum for Decision-Makers in Espoo, Finland, on 7 May 2014 on the rising... Read More >

April 16, 2014

Indufor to Support the European Commission in the Implementation of the EU Timber Regulation

Indufor will support the European Commission in the implementation of the EU Timber Regulation. The work will concentrate mainly on the assessment of... Read More >

January 15, 2014

The Role of Forests in Climate Change: The Nordic Experience

Indufor recently carried out a study for the Nordic Council of Ministers which discusses the role of forests in the Nordic region in climate change... Read More >

November 18, 2013

Anders Portin Nominated as New Fellow of the Royal Academy of Agriculture and Forestry, Sweden

The Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry, Kungliga Skogs- och Lantbruksakademien, accepted 10 new fellows in the Forestry section on the... Read More >

November 17, 2013

Indufor to Support Ghana Forestry Commission in Development of REDD+ Reference Emission Levels and MRV Systems

Indufor will support the Forestry Commission in the development of its Reference Emissions Levels and Measurement, Reporting and Verification System... Read More >

November 14, 2013

Indufor Developing a Roadmap for Sustainable Forestry Investments in the Russian Far East

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations have jointly... Read More >

October 29, 2013

Indufor Vision & Mission

Indufor has refined the company's vision and mission that emphasise our commitment to be in the forefront in shaping the greener future, both for our... Read More >

October 8, 2013

Community-based Forest Management Going Business in Tanzania

Indufor will carry out Support to the National Forest and Beekeeping Programme in Tanzania (NFBKP II) to increase income and employment from savanna... Read More >

September 17, 2013

Indufor is Carrying out the Preparation for the Environmental Services Project (ESP) in Albania

The ESP would be jointly financed by the World Bank, the Government of Sweden and the GEF. The currently prepared project aims to address major... Read More >

September 4, 2013

Indufor Recruits New Forest Resource Assessment Specialist

Mr. Lauri Tamminen joined Indufor’s Forest Resource Assessment Team in August 2013. He holds a master’s degree in Forest Management (MSc For)... Read More >

August 28, 2013

Sawmills in Russia

Sawmills in Russia have a clear log cost and labour price advantage but both of these are eroding fast. Labour productivity in particular offers... Read More >

August 9, 2013

Jyrki Salmi Nominated Managing Director of Indufor

The Board of Directors of Indufor, one of the world’s leading consulting companies in the field of sustainable forest management,... Read More >

June 19, 2013

Jyrki Salmi nimitetty Induforin toimitusjohtajaksi

Induforin hallitus on nimittänyt Jyrki Salmin toimitusjohtajaksi. Indufor on johtava vastuullisen metsätalouden,... Read More >

June 18, 2013

Indufor Staff Marisa Camargo Publishes Policy Brief on Private Sector and REDD+

The challenges of engaging the private sector into REDD+ are manifold. To contribute to potential solutions, our staff member Marisa Camargo is... Read More >

March 13, 2013

Indufor Started Biomass Inventory on Zanzibar

Indufor has been awarded a contract by NORAD to provide services for Zanzibar Woody Biomass Survey: Preparedness for REDD+ Readiness Phase. The... Read More >

November 2, 2012

Indufor Carries out a Study on Forest Financing in African Countries and in Least Developed Countries

Indufor is carrying out an assessment on forest financing in Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and in African countries, contracted by the United... Read More >

August 23, 2012

New Staff Members at Indufor Asia Pacific

Indufor Asia Pacific has recruited two new consultants.   Rosa Rivas Palma, Consultant – Forestry and Climate Change,... Read More >

February 19, 2012

Indufor’s new recruitments

Indufor has recruited the following new staff. Kaisu Annala, Senior Consultant, holds a master´s degree in wood chemistry... Read More >

January 16, 2012

Minister Hautala Visited Nepal

Finland’s Minister for International Development Heidi Hautala visited the National Forest Resource Assessment project in Nepal on 3 December. ... Read More >

December 8, 2011

Indufor Strengthens Private Sector Services

Indufor has recruited new staff for the forest industry and natural resources management teams, as well as for the administration. ... Read More >

November 25, 2011

Tanzania Forest Industries Federation (SHIVIMITA) visited Finland

The Embassy of Finland in Dar es Salaam funded the study tour of the Tanzania Forest Industries Federation (SHIVIMITA) members to Finland. The study... Read More >

November 11, 2011

Indufor Supported Mozambique in REDD+

Indufor has been assisting the government of Mozambique in developing its national REDD+ strategy since 2008. Indufor helped Mozambique to become... Read More >

October 21, 2011

Indufor in a Winning Consortium for Implementing Climate Protection through Avoided Deforestation (CliPAD) Programme – Financial Cooperation Module, Lao PDR (2011-2018)

The financial cooperation (FC) module of the Lao-German Protection through Avoided Deforestation Project is funded by the German Government through... Read More >

May 5, 2011

Evaluation of Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative – NICFI

Indufor and partners are currently conducting a real-time evaluation of Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative - NICFI. First reports... Read More >

May 5, 2011

Review of Fiscal Framework for Forestry in Liberia

Indufor, in cooperation with LTS International, has been contracted by the European Forest Institute to review the current fiscal framework for... Read More >

April 28, 2011

Indufor Recruits Anders Portin as Senior Consultant

Indufor has brought Mr Anders Portin (M.Sc. For.) on board as Senior Consultant. He will begin on 2 May 2011. Mr Portin joins Indufor from the... Read More >

April 20, 2011

Anders Portin on nimitetty Induforin johtavaksi asiantuntijaksi 2.5.2011 alkaen

Indufor Oy on nimittänyt Anders Portinin johtavaksi asiantuntijaksi 2.5.2011 alkaen. Portin on koulutukseltaan metsänhoitaja. Hän on aikaisemmin... Read More >

April 20, 2011

Indufor Asia Pacific Established – Auckland Office Has Recruited a Staff of 10 Already

Indufor Oy, one of the world’s leading companies in the fields of forestry and forest industry consulting, today announced the establishment of... Read More >

April 5, 2011

Study on the Development of Non-legislative Acts as Provided for in the EU Timber Regulation

Given the major scale and urgency of the problem of deforestation, it was necessary to complement and reinforce the EU FLEGT Action Plan with... Read More >

February 9, 2011

Indufor Recruits New Environmental Policy Specialist

Mr. Jussi Viding (born 1980) joined Indufor’s Forest Policy Team in January 2011. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in biology (BSc) from the Imperial... Read More >

January 25, 2011

Indufor to Review DFID’s Forest Governance and Trade Programme

Indufor will carry out the review of the UK Government, Department for International Development (DFID), Forest Governance and Trade... Read More >

January 17, 2011

Indufor is Studying Certification and Verification Schemes as a Tool for Sustainable Forest Management, Law Enforcement and Good Governance in South East Asia

Indufor is carrying out a study in South East Asia on feasibility of voluntary forest certification systems and procedures in verification of... Read More >

December 8, 2010

“Forest Investments – Land Grabbing or Wealth Creation?” – Indufor’s 30th Anniversary (Photos)

Indufor's 30th anniversary celebration was held on 24 November 2010 in Helsinki under this year's first snowstorm. Managing Director Suvi Anttila... Read More >

November 30, 2010

Indufor Will Participate in Planning and Implementing a Large Scale Joint SFM Experiment in the Republic of Karelia

Indufor participates in a project that aims at implementing a scientific selective cutting experiment in Karelian Republic of Russia in 2011-2012.... Read More >

October 16, 2010

Indufor Awarded Several Framework Contracts by European Forest Institute, EU FLEGT Facility

Indufor has been awarded five framework contracts with the European Forest Institute EFI, to provide services related to the implementation of the EU... Read More >

October 11, 2010

Key Drivers and Challenges in Timberland Investments in Emerging Markets in the World Forestry Center Conference – Who will own the forests?

The... Read More >

October 6, 2010

Farm Income Enhancement and Forest Conservation Project, Uganda

Indufor has been contracted to provide technical assistance services in the Farm Income Enhancement and Forest Conservation Project (FIEFOC) for the... Read More >

October 4, 2010

Suvi Anttila on kutsuttu Induforin osakkaaksi ja toimitusjohtajaksi

Indufor, johtava metsätalouden ja – teollisuuden asiantuntijapalveluja tarjoava yritys, on kutsunut Suvi Anttilan osakkaaksi ja... Read More >

August 16, 2010

Suvi Anttila Invited as Partner and Managing Director of Indufor

Indufor, one of the world’s leading consulting companies in the fields of forestry and forest industry, today announced the inviting of Ms.... Read More >

August 16, 2010

Real-time Evaluation of Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative NICFI

Indufor has been selected to provide real-time evaluation services to the Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative NICFI as a member of... Read More >

August 10, 2010

Indufor and Partners Launch WoodFront

Indufor and partners launch WoodFront as a leading advisory services’ provider in wood products consulting Increased use of wood as building... Read More >

June 8, 2010

Indufor and the Finnish Forest Research Institute (Metla) Agreed to Collaborate

Indufor and Metla will pursue jointly selected opportunities in projects financed by governments, international agencies, development banks and... Read More >

May 10, 2010

United Nations Study on Forest Financing

Indufor carries out a study for the United Nations on forest financing in Small Island Developing States and Low Forest Cover Countries. Indufor... Read More >

April 14, 2010

New Wood Product Specialist Strengthens Industry Team

Jarno Seppälä (born 1974) joined Indufor’s Forest Industry Consulting team in March 2010 as Wood Product Specialist. He has... Read More >

March 16, 2010

Indufor to Carry out Forest Resource Assessment in Nepal

Indufor will provide technical assistance services to the Forest Resource Assessment in Nepal. The project will be implemented over a five-year... Read More >

November 23, 2009

Tapani Pahkasalo Nominated as Regional Manager, China and Southeast Asia

Indufor sees strong growth potential in Asia and strengthens its presence in the markets through nominating a Regional Manager for the China and... Read More >

September 10, 2009

Indufor Awarded Forestry Framework Contract by the Finnish Government

Indufor signed a contract with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland for the provision of short-term technical assistance in the forest sector... Read More >

May 14, 2009

Indufor Awarded Contract on Supporting National Forestry Program in Mozambique

Indufor signed a contract worth EUR 4.85 million with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland for the provision of technical assistance services... Read More >

May 8, 2009

Finnish Society of Forest Science Medal to Indufor

Indufor has been awarded the medal of the Finnish Society of Forest Science for the honorable work carried out for the promotion of the goals and... Read More >

May 7, 2009

Indufor Lecture 2009: Professor Jeffrey R. Vincent on Possibilities to Combine Different Forest Uses

The Finnish Forest Economics Forum, operating under The Finnish Society of Forest Science, organised the 20th anniversary jubilee seminar ”Future... Read More >

April 29, 2009

Professor Jeffrey Vincent to Finland

Indufor and Finnish Forest Economics Forum invite Professor Jeffrey Vincent to Finland Finnish Forest Economics Forum organises 20 years... Read More >

March 30, 2009

Indufor Recruits New Staff

Ms. Marjo Maidell, M.Sc. in Forest Sciences from the University of Helsinki, Faculty of Agriculture and... Read More >

March 12, 2009

Indufor to Support Sustainable Forest Management and Biodiversity Conservation in Northwestern Russia

The Finnish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry selected the consortium led by Indufor to carry out the “Finnish-Russian Development Programme on... Read More >

February 20, 2009

Indufor Wins Tendering on Forestry and Rural Development Project in Lao PDR

Indufor Oy was awarded a contract worth EUR 9 million to support the implementation of the project “Sustainable Forestry Development for Rural... Read More >

January 20, 2009