The timberland investment sector is showing increasing strength after a stagnant period following the global financial crisis and the collapse of the domestic housing market.
Dr Chung-Hong Fu, Managing Director of Timberland Investment Resources Europe, predicted: “The overhang of properties from 2007/2008 has been eliminated and we expect a recovery in the US property market in the next three years.
A Commentary on Unlocking Forest Bonds: A High-Level Workshop on Innovative Finance for Tropical Forests and Understanding Forest Bonds: A Guide to Raising UpFront Finance for Tropical Forests
The emergence of markets for ecosystem services is changing the timberland investment landscape – providing new and expanded opportunities to monetize the value of commercial forests.
This debate arises from the fact that one of the biggest, and largely unknown, stories of the past decade has been the rapid liquidation of the land assets of the industrial pulp, paper, and aligned forest products industry.