This policy brief is intended to inform a range of stakeholders, including national and regional policymakers, private sector actors and energy producers about the prospects of converting bamboo into pellets for renewable energy in West Africa.
This policy brief is intended to inform regional and national policymakers, private sector actors, and energy producers about the prospects of converting bamboo resources into charcoal for renewable energy in West Africa. It provides some successful case studies of the use of bamboo for charcoal production, and its contribution to sustainable livelihoods, in several communities […]
This paper provides information for policymakers to formulate development policies which support rattan expansion and sector development in Cameroon. The study was conducted by INBAR as part of the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA).
This technical manual is prepared to guide bamboo seed sourcing in Ethiopia, to improve the quality and quantity of bamboo planting materials. The study was conducted by INBAR as part of the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA).
This manual provides guidelines for initiation of bamboo Farmers Field School (FFS) groups, and for facilitation of these groups. The manual is intended for both FFS facilitators, who are charged with the day-to-day responsibilities to facilitate the FFS groups, and for the FFS coordinators, who are charged with selection and supervision of the FFS facilitators. […]
Se realizaron dos estudios en las regiones de selva norte y central del Perú para mejorar la comprensión sobre los servicios ecosistémicos que brindan los diferentes usos de la tierra en la región.
This policy brief provides an introduction to how bamboo forestry projects can be integrated into carbon markets. By explaining how to develop and register bamboo forestry projects for certification in carbon markets, this policy brief aims to support project developers and government actors to gain additional incomes from these projects and integrate bamboo more into national […]
Two studies on ecosystem services were conducted in the northern and central jungle regions of Peru to better understand the ecosystem services that are provided by different land uses in the region. Through surveys conducted with the participation of local and regional actors, three types of land use (bamboo forest/plantation, natural forest and farm) were […]