Posts Tagged FRA

  • UN Forestry Report says Forestry could Revolutionise Economy

    Posted By : Daniel Kiernan on June 22nd, 2012

    Location : forestry

    UN Forestry Report says Forestry could Revolutionise Economy

    FRA is welcoming a report from the UN, which says that countries need to introduce the right policies to ensure that their forestry assets fulfil their potential.

    The report claims that if the world’s forests were managed properly and sustainable, they could create a solid green economy. The report also includes the UN pledge to replant 18 million hectares of forests – a move that has been welcomed by FRA, a research and analysis consultancy specialising in forestry investment and sustainability.

    UN Food and Agriculture Organization (…

  • Finnish timber export demand set to grow

    Posted By : Daniel Kiernan on February 24th, 2012

    Location : forestry

    Finnish timber export demand set to grow

    Finland’s increased timber products expert figures show that demand for timber is set to grow, according to Forestry Research Associates (FRA).

    The research and analysis consultancy was responding to figures showing that Finland’s forestry industry exports rose by 4 per cent last year, and the value of the industry increased to EUR 20.8 billion.

    FRA added that the increase reflects analysts’ views that the demand for timber in China, India and other growing economies, is huge and will continue to grow. Indeed, demand will start to e…