Alternative business models

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The presentation of Duncan Macqueen, principal researcher in IIED’s Natural Resources Group, to the Chatham House event ‘Small scale and community forest producers: the challenges and opportunities of legality verification’ held at the British Academy, London, 19-20 May 2014.

The presentation focuses on alternative business models that enable local forest farm producers to demonstrate legality and access the market.

More information on Duncan Macqueen’s work: http://tinyurl.com/DuncanMacqueen.

Further details of the workshop: http://tinyurl.com/mkmol9c.

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    1. 1. 1 Duncan Macqueen Challenges of legality verification for locally controlled forestry Author name Date Duncan Macqueen Duncan Macqueen Alternative business models ● Are there innovative business models enabling local forest farm producers to demonstrate legality and access the market? ● Are there organisational approaches through which these models might be scaled up? ● What are the risks for producers?
    2. 2. 2 Duncan Macqueen Challenges of legality verification for locally controlled forestry Macro-level observations • Forest cover change • Areas gaining forest: China, Norway, Sweden, US have shared enabling conditions • Tenure reform in favour of local control • Local organisation for business (various models) • Technical extension and business support for market access • Sweden since 1906 • China since 1980s – 2002 • Much messy middle!
    3. 3. 3 Duncan Macqueen Challenges of legality verification for locally controlled forestry Prioritising support for locally controlled forest enterprises Launched
    4. 4. 4 Duncan Macqueen Challenges of legality verification for locally controlled forestry Aggregation quantity, quality, time Marketing advertising / retailing The Market Secure legal rights Market access & business capacity Technical extension Groups to defend interests 1. Rights-based advocacy 3. Technical extension 2.Enterprisesupport 4.Organisationbuilding Right-holders manage Natural resources and need Capital Alternative business models Capital seeks Natural resources and needs Labour
    5. 5. 5 Duncan Macqueen Challenges of legality verification for locally controlled forestry Right-holder viewpointSource – Peter deMarsh IFFA 1. When the crop is ready to harvest, will I own it? (The tenure question) 2. Will I be able to sell it on reasonable terms? (The business support / market access question) 3. Will I have access to the information to properly plant it, keep it free from disease, and process / package it to buyer specification? (The technical extension / investment question) 4. Do I have a business association to represent me to ensure that the first three are strengthened? (The organisation question) 5. Will FLEGT help with the above? (THE question)
    6. 6. 6 Duncan Macqueen Challenges of legality verification for locally controlled forestry Organisation The critical enabling condition to pursue all others National / regional federation (lobbying) Regional (marketing, services, value addition) Local (production)
    7. 7. 7 Duncan Macqueen Challenges of legality verification for locally controlled forestry This session… Ghana timber milling - Kwabena Nketiah Honduran timber value chain alliances - Edgar Maravi Honduran business intermediaries - Yadira Cruz

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