in eastern Paraguay

Sustainable forest plantations

and livestock production

Commercial forestry

in Paraguay

Sustainable charcoal production

management projects

Sustainable natural forest

Unique forest investment

develops and manages sustainable forest investments for institutional and private investors. We develop ready to invest projects; act as a trustee for the investor and provide the full range of property management services together with our local sister company unique wood paraguay S.A. We combine local intelligence with international know-how and have more than 20 years of commercial forestry experience. We benchmark our forest operations against international best practice. Our forest management is FSC® certified and guided by IFC performance standards.

Assets under Management

We manage assets worth more than USD 50 million and a forest production area of almost 20,000 ha. Recently we introduced the most economically and environmentally advanced green charcoal production facility. With a team of more than 20 professionals, our partner Unique wood paraguay is managing a work force of more than 400 people .

Unique forest investment is a shareholder of

  • Arbaro Advisors GmbH, advising the Arbaro Fund, investing in sustainable forestry in selected countries in Latin America and Africa (joint venture with the Frankfurt based fund manager Finance in Motion);
  • Forestal Azul, an innovative forestry company in Paraguay;
  • UNIQUE forest services, producing FSC® certified, high quality green charcoal for industrial user.

Our team

Our international team combines expertise in forestry; timber market; forest logistics and primary wood processing; administration & finance; environmental & social management and governance. Based in Freiburg, Germany we mainly operate in Paraguay.