DesertTimber Consulting offers a broad range of services for land use projects in arid areas. A brief overview is given below. Please refer to our Factsheet and the service descriptions for project developers and investors for more information.

Design & Feasibility

  • Selection of suitable sites
  • Feasibility assessments
  • Design of site-adapted land use concepts including reforestation, agricultural and oil plant (e.g. Castor and Jatropha) components

Implementation & Operation

  • Development of land use management plans
  • Establishment of irrigation systems
  • Capacity building & training


  • Inclusion of alternative benfefits such as non-timber forest products or biofuel into the projects
  • Certifications and tracibility systems
  • Impact assessments