UNIQUE is a leading consulting firm in the land use sector, focusing on forestry, agriculture, rural development and natural resource management. It provides comprehensive support in addressing technical, political and economic challenges in the land use sector - from project planning through implementation to evaluation. UNIQUE was established in 1998 and is headquartered in Freiburg, Germany with subsidiary companies in Paraguay and Uganda.
UNIQUE cooperates closely with a worldwide network of associated experts and partners. The international orientation of UNIQUE ensures the permanent exchange of knowledge, methodologies, techniques and experiences across borders and continents. Since the company was founded, UNIQUE has successfully completed over 800 projects in 75 countries.
Their team consists of forestry and agricultural engineers, economists and political scientists. With more than 60 employees, they offer a unique pool of competence to swiftly, efficiently and professionally respond to clients’ demands. In order to design and implement sustainable and economically competitive land use systems while maintaining their ecosystem services, reliable and forward-looking analyses are required to derive realistic strategies and options. UNIQUE support its partners and clients in managing these dynamic changes and achieving their goals for sustainable land and forest management - science-based, with long-term experience and creativity.
UNIQUE assist the forest and land use sector to prepare for future challenges through implementing sustainable and climate-smart land use practices. Since the company was founded, UNIQUE has successfully completed over 800 projects in 75 countries. A strong emphasis of UNIQUE’s work is in East Africa.