This book contains a global atlas of all known species of bamboos and rattans. It has been produced to accompany the World Checklist of Bamboos and Rattan (Vorontsova et al. 2016) and should be used in conjunction with that volume. For general information about bamboos and rattans, please see the introductory section of the World […]
The Sarawak Timber Industry Development Corporation (STIDC) commissioned INBAR to conduct a feasibility assessment of the opportunities for bamboo and its utilisation in Sarawak. This study presents the findings of the assessment. The report also assesses the feasibility of developing carbon credit trading for the proposed plantations as an additional source of financing. Finally, the study […]
In Ecuador bamboo is an abundant material that has traditionally been used over the centuries in both formal and informal housing in the coastal regions. Bamboo can be used to build very sustainable, low-cost structures for formal housing. When bamboo structures are well designed and well built, they can be used as earthquake-resistant housing, as […]
Report of the international trade in bamboo and rattan products for 2016, based on analysis of UN COMTRADE statistics.
The book tells stories of bamboo industry development in China focusing on 100 people who define China’s booming bamboo industry. From the perspectives of economic development, improvement of people’s living standards, environmental protection, technological innovation and the bamboo culture, the book tells unique, fresh and lively stories about the processing and utilization of bamboo resources, […]