The multilateral development organization
of 41 Member States.
For the promotion of bamboo and rattan.
Bamboo & rattan for inclusive and green development
  • Bamboo pioneers

    A furniture company in Bangladesh shifts to bamboo - initiating a new 'green' industry and more income and jobs for rural communities.

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  • Climate-smart communities

    A new initiative in China's Guizhou Province is harnessing bamboo to shield communities from the negative effects of climate change.

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  • Energy for remote communities

    An initiative in Indonesia has identified bamboo as the ideal biomass resource to generate electricity for remote communities.

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  • Supply & demand

    The global market value of bamboo and rattan products (domestic and international) is holding steady, according to recent statistics.   

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  • How 'green' is bamboo?

    New scientific ‘lifecycle assessment’ reveals that many bamboo products and their processes are carbon-neutral.

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