This Working Paper provides an overview of the bioeconomic potential, technology options and opportunities of bamboo for bioenergy production. As such, this report aims to support relevant decision-makers and the bamboo sector stakeholders in their understanding of the potential and challenges of bamboo to meet key requirements towards the development of sustainable bioenergy supply chains. […]
The purpose of this report is to assess the climate change mitigation potential of implementing sustainable forest management in the indigenous bamboo forests in Kenya. It was carried out by the International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation (INBAR) as part of the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA).
El objetivo del presente estudio es contribuir a la incorporación y uso del bambú en sistemas silvopastoriles en Colombia a partir de un análisis costo-beneficio de los sistemas ganaderos y el desarrollo de lineamientos de política. Esto permitirá una mejor gestión del recurso bambú y del manejo de los sistemas ganaderos buscando siempre la sostenibilidad […]
The report aims to present and summarise the timber regulations applicable in different jurisdictions, analyse their impact on the trade of bamboo and bamboo products, and identify possible opportunities for facilitating the commercialisation of bamboo and its derived products.
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.