Forestry

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the markets for teak in India, China, Vietnam and Thailand, which collectively dominate the global market for teak timber. Understanding the nature of these markets and the specific characteristics of each country, including the way timber is measured and traded, is...

Creating an effective portfolio will always stem from making assumptions about how different asset classes will behave, estimating their expected risk/return trade-offs over set periods, then evaluating how each asset class will collectively respond, relative to the other, under a mélange of different...

Forests have been an essential part of human survival for as long as we can recall. Today, what grows in our forests is used for building homes, making paper, burnt for fuel, used in medical research and used in cosmetic and fragrance manufacturing amongst many other uses. Source: Sustainable Asset Management Release...

The Teak Resources and Market Assessment 2010 (TRMA 2010) is a special study of the Global Forest Resources Assessment 2010 (FRA2010). It aims to present updated country level information on teak (Tectona grandis), which is one of the emerging hardwood resources in the world. The assessment was conducted through a...

This report gives an overview of the forestry activities related to Gliricidia, Eucalyptus, Bamboo and Robinia, including their current demand and potential in the supply of Biomass fuel pellets, in addition to other commercial uses. Each crop needs to be evaluated based on Mean Annual Increment (MAI) combined with...

Trees provide farmers with a range of goods and services, from fruit to livestock fodder, fuelwood to green fertilizers. But how much land is devoted to agroforestry? Until recently, we could only guess. However, a new study provides some solid figures – and a clear message about the importance of...

Teak is one of the most well-known timbers in the world. Because of its various favourable characteristics and properties, such as fine grain, beautiful golden colour and durability with respect to weather, insects (termites) and fungi, teak is suitable for multiple utilizations. Source: University of Copenhagen,...