PÖYRY POINT OF VIEW ARTICLE / 6 Mar 2013
How must plantation forestry change to survive?
The competition for land and water is going to continue to increase over the coming years. As costs and risks will increase, companies must find new ways to succeed in the plantation forestry business. This Pöyry Point of View examines the changes required for plantation forestry operations to both survive and thrive.
There is growing global evidence that in order to survive, plantation forestry must change. Moving beyond supplying pulp and paper producers and wood products manufacturers, global forestry players must now meet increasing demands from new bioenergy producers, compete for land and water with food growers, deal with changing societal beliefs about sustainability, and comply with complex environmental regulations.
In this Point of View we explore:
- How is increasing competition for land and water impacting plantation forestry?
- How can forestry players use new models and new partners to compete and succeed?
- How can plantation forestry be part of a low carbon future?