Using Bamboo for a Sustainable Bioeconomy in Africa Contributing to food security in Sub-Saharan Africa through harnessing productivity and efficiency gains in the whole biomass-producing, processing, and trading system. The film below offers an insight into the diverse research activities of BiomassWeb in Ghana, Nigeria, and Ethiopia.
INBAR Director-General, Dr. Hans Friederich: explorer and bamboo enthusiast Read the full story here
At INBAR, every day is ‘bamboo day’. Today (18 September) marks World Bamboo Day, and provides us with a chance to reflect on bamboo’s importance. As well as being an integral, ancient part of cultures around the world, bamboo is also a very strategic tool for rural development. This has been INBAR’s focus since our […]
18th September is World Bamboo Day. This versatile plant with its numerous uses supports livelihoods, biodiversity and climate change action. Did you know
Kenya is the latest INBAR Member State to take more action in bamboo and rattan standardisation INBAR Member state Kenya, represented by the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), has officially joined ISO/TC 296 as a Participating member. ISO/TC 296 is a Technical Committee established under the International Standardization Organization (ISO). It works to standardise the terminology, specifications […]
Second Plenary Meeting of ISO Technical Committee 296—Bamboo and Rattan launched on 22 August 2017 in Jakarta. The second Plenary Meeting of the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) Technical Committee (TC) 296—Bamboo and Rattan (ISO/TC 296 PM) was launched on 22 August 2017 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Hosted by the National Standardisation Agency of Indonesia (BSN), […]
Acting Director of Forestry in the Federal Ministry of Environment, Mr Osakuade Tolu Michael made this known at a scoping Mission by International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation (INBAR) on implementation of institutional agreement between Nigeria and INBAR organized by the Forestry Department at the ministry’s conference hall, Abuja. Read here
December 21, 2016 – INBAR and the African Women’s Network for Sustainable Development (REFADD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding committing them to closer collaboration in developing regional women and bamboo initiatives across Central Africa. Read the full release at: Press release_REFADD