India Today, 11.7.2016 – Bamboo can be used to help ‘green’ highways across India.
As 2017 draws to a close, we consider the work of the South-South Knowledge Transfer Strategies project. For millions of disadvantaged people in Eastern and Southern Africa, bamboo has high potential for contributing to poverty alleviation, environmental protection and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. Bamboo can be easily integrated into agriculture – including wastelands, […]
In response to a succession of ecological crises – the Yangtze floods (1998) and a severe drought in the Yellow River basin (1997) – in 1999 the Chinese government launched the world’s largest landscape restoration programme. The Conversion of Cropland into Forest Programme aimed to restore degraded farmland into forests and provide a number of […]
19 September 2017 – INBAR is delighted to announce the appointment of Director General Dr Hans Friederich as a Member of the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED). This announcement heralds bamboo and rattan’s greater involvement in high-level discussions about climate change, environmental protection and rural development in China. The CCICED […]