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The rapid rise of farmland prices and the potential for timber investment

Farmland around the world is proving to be an excellent investment, with impressive and steady increases in value. Looking at UK farm land, Knight Frank revealed in their 2014 Agricultural Investment Overview that “in 2013, the average value of English farmland hit a record high of £6,882/acre,…. taking 10-year capital growth to an impressive 210%.”…
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Why Eucalyptus?

Eucalyptus is a great species for the forestry investor for a number of important reasons - Eucalyptus trees are the world’s most widely planted hardwood species, with dense wood, quick growth and a long lifespan The Eucalyptus tree is prized globally for excellence in paper and energy production Eucalyptus trees will grow on upland landscapes…
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How can forestry investments benefit the environment?

Investing in forestry is an investment that will benefit not simply your future, but the planet, making it a better place for future generations by neutralising C02, providing clean water, reducing soil erosion, providing crucial habitat for animals and jobs for people. "The importance of forests cannot be underestimated." The World Wildlife Fund explains; “The…
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Safeguarding your wealth in a time of turmoil

First Brexit, then Trump, what’s next? How will the markets cope? Is your money secure where it is? Unfortunately, we are living in a time of political and economic turmoil and we have to think, how safe is our future? Having seen banks collapse and the world’s economy spiral in 2008 and now witnessing elections…
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