• Investment in African Forests – The Importance of Value Chain Information

    9th September 2021

    There is currently renewed interest amongst investors in forestry projects in Africa.  Several existing forestry enterprises such as KOMAZA in Kenya have succeeded in raising new capital investments in 2020, while development finance institutions and other investment funds are looking for new investment opportunities.  Carbon projects and timber processing seem particularly attractive.  

  • Growing the Plantation Estate

    19th March 2021

    The virtual Outlook 2021 conference took a place on 2-5 March and explored Growing Australian agriculture in an uncertain world with insights on the opportunities and challenges ahead.
    Rob de Fégely was the speaker at Growing the Plantation Estate session.

  • Indigenous Forest Management in Australia

    2nd February 2021

    Before I commence this article it is important for me to recognise the Djiringanj people of the Yuin nation the traditional owners of the land upon which we farm and I sit to write this article and pay my respects to their elders past, present and emerging.

  • Eucalyptus Trees Abound But A Shortage Of Face Masks

    8th April 2020

    The ongoing Corona virus pandemic and a desperate scramble to procure personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline medical staff is leaving many countries exposed and is putting lives at risk. Australia is a leading exporter of eucalyptus wood fibre which can be a major component of face masks, but they cannot be produced locally because […]