Summit Highlights: Bamboo, Rattan & the Green Economy

Watch the summary video of our summit, "Bamboo and Rattan in the Green Economy":

Message from Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary General, UNEP Executive Director:


INBAR Summit: Bamboo and Rattan in the Green Economy - International Policy Dialogue, Addis Ababa, November 2014


Our Work

Climate Change

Bamboos are versatile resources that can help us tackle and live with climate change.

Environmental Sustainability

Bamboo and rattan combine environmental sustainability with poverty reduction.

Poverty Alleviation

Bamboo and rattan help millions of poor rural and urban producers lift themselves out of poverty.

Sustainable Construction

Building with bamboo is a modern, green option.

Trade Development

Bamboo and rattan products have large and expanding markets.


Recent Publications

For complete access to all publications, please visit our Publications page.