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Roots to Prosperity is a blueprint to unlock the potential of the forestry and forest products sector across the north of England to maximise its economic potential. The sector offers great opportunity for the north of England, with its potential as a driver of employment and sustainable economic growth whilst providing significant social and environmental benefits.


The partnership that commissioned Roots to Prosperity is a wide ranging one consisting of organisations representing timber processors, woodland owners, the supply chain and both local and central government. The original Partners who came together in early 2014 to instigate this initiative and who make up the leadership Group that manages Roots to Prosperity are: