The Republic of Argentina became a member country of INBAR on 1 October 2006
Argentina’s designated focal point with INBAR is the Ministry of Agroindustry.
It is estimated that there are around 20 bamboo species in Argentina. Among them, at least 11 are exotic
The most used species are Guadua trinii and Guadua chacoensis in the North East Region, Bambusa balcooa in the North West and Chusquea culeou in Patagonia. They are mainly used as windbreaks and to prevent washout along rivers and water ditches. [Data provided by Argentina’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries (doc.103)]