The International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR) is an intergovernmental organisation dedicated to improving the livelihoods of the poor producers and users of bamboo and rattan, within the context of a sustainable natural environment.

  • INBAR connects a global network of partners from the government, private and non-profit sectors in over 50 countries.
  • INBAR promotes sustainable development with bamboo and rattan by consolidating, coordinating and supporting strategic and adaptive research and development.

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.