The multilateral development organization
of 41 Member States.
For the promotion of bamboo and rattan.
Bamboo & rattan for inclusive and green development
  • UN General Assembly President Visits INBAR Bamboo House

    UN General Assembly (UNGA) President Peter Thomson of Fiji visited the International Network of Bamboo and Rattan’s (INBAR) bamboo demonstration house at the HABITAT III

  • Habitat III: Bamboo - for post-­disaster reconstruction

    Bamboo is a strong, practical and affordable building material that has the potential to deliver safe housing for the world’s poor

  • Bamboo for Landscape Restoration

    A greener tomorrow – bamboo for land restoration in Chishui, China

  • Celebrating World Bamboo Day

    Countdown to 2017 INBAR Congress with Bamboo Bicycles

  • INBAR Regional Conference in Cameroon

    On August 11th and 12th, 216 participants representing 13 countries from Africa met in Yaoundé

  • IUFRO Regional Congress 2016

    The Congress aims at reaching a common understanding about the status and trends of forests. 

  • Sino-Dutch agreement for Bamboo in Africa

    Formal signing of an agreement between INBAR (International Network for Bamboo and Rattan) and the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, aimed at developing the bamboo sector in East Africa, over the next three years.

  • New standards for bamboo and rattan

    New standards for bamboo, rattan and derived products will boost international trade and improve quality for consumers.

  • A 21st century building material

    Bamboo has a critical role to play in the provision of safe, sustainable and affordable housing, according to leading construction experts. 

  • Earthquake-resilient buildings

    In Nepal and Ecuador, many are recognising the benefits of harnessing bamboo for post-earthquake recovery efforts.



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