This manual explains the various post-harvest treatment and preservation methods that can be applied to bamboo culms to increase their lifespan and durability. The manual serves as a guide to assist artisans, harvesters, bamboo retailers and other actors in the bamboo value chain in preparing and treating bamboo culms for product development.
This study assesses the overall feeding value of bamboo fodder as a substitute for natural pasture hay from the basal diet of lactating high-grade cows following experimental trials conducted between November and February 2020 in Ethiopia.
This manual provides basic information and knowledge about bamboo production and availability in Ethiopia, nutritive values of bamboo fodder species, bamboo fodder best bet management practices, improved bamboo fodder feeding packages for ruminant livestock, health management of animals feeding on bamboo fodder species and research gaps of bamboo fodder production.
China is the world’s largest producer and exporter, as well as a key consumer, of bamboo products, and an important player in the global rattan trade. This report analyses China’s trade in bamboo and rattan products for 2020, based on analysis of statistics from China Customs.