Many forested countries in the world have undertaken the development of National Forest Inventories (NFI). Carbon stocks and environmental considerations, as well as socio-economic use of forests, are being added as objectives.
In mid-November 2018, Brian Johnson, a Director of Margules Groome, collaborated with Cori Ham from the University of Stellenbosch in the presentation of a two-day advanced course on forest valuation in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.
2018 proved to be another booming year for the global wood pellet market with a 26% growth rate compared to 2017. Reported global pellet trade reached a significant 23.8 million tonnes in 2018 (compared with 18.9 million tonnes in 2017).