• Investor makes a profit,
• New jobs are created,
• Land is reclaimed,
• There are long-lasting environmental benefits from tropical wood binding of carbon dioxide.
Teak cultivation has been researched in Brazil since 1960 and best-practice techniques for producing high-quality plantation teak are well documented. Teak is relatively easy to cultivate, has excellent growth rates, and provides a lucrative return, it is very suitable as a plantation timber species in areas with appropriate ecological conditions.