Ole C. Sand is head of GEF's Sustainable Forestry team. He has nearly 30 years of experience in international finance and investments, including multilateral development financing. From 1989 until joining GEF, he worked for the International Finance Corporation (IFC), as transaction leader for projects in many sectors and countries. He has held various positions in investment and commercial banking in his native country, Norway. He holds a PhD in International Business, an MBA in Finance, a BSc, and has studied law.
Solid biological growth rates, low establishment and maintenance costs, land availability, and demand for forestry products make Africa an attractive forestry option. Typical emerging market risks as well as Continue Reading