INBAR’s diplomatic dialogue included a visit to a bamboo and rattan product show room, speeches, videos, and a panel discussion about bamboo’s potential in the region.
25 March 2020 – INBAR’s Bamboozonia Project, supported by IFAD in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru, is just getting started, with its second launch event held in Colombia on March 13 2020. The project promises to promote climatesmart agriculture using bamboo in Latin America using a multi-level, community centric approach drawing on INBAR’s extensive experience in […]
INBAR is working on a new project to promote bamboo use across Ecuador and Peru. Guadua angustifolia Kunth, commonly known as ‘Guayaquil cane’ and ‘bamboo cane’, grows abundantly in Ecuador and Peru. Fast growing and tall – reaching a height of 30 metres – Guadua fulfils a substantial ecological role in both countries, and is […]
Bamboo provides a strong, practical and cost-effective building material that can help deliver secure and affordable housing to the world’s poor. It should be a key input to one of the UN’s Global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – Sustainable Development Goal 11. The world faces an acute housing crisis with millions of poor families forced […]
[The below is a statement given at COP 21. INBAR participated in the South-South Climate Change Collaboration Forum on December 6.] The mutual exchange of knowledge, innovations and technologies among partners across the Global South are key to the wider development of bamboo and rattan. The recent rise of China, India, and Brazil on the […]
Happy World Bamboo Day! INBAR celebrated this, the sixth, World Bamboo Day with a seminar on Bamboo Sector Development Initiatives in the Latin America and Caribbean region (LAC), at its Secretariat in Beijing. The seminar was attended by representatives of many of INBAR’s LAC member countries (Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, Suriname and […]
INBAR and partners to launch three publications this Week at COP 19, on the role of bamboo, NTFPs and landscapes, in adapting to and mitigating the effects of Climate Change. Nov. 16, 2013, Warsaw – The International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR) is participating in the UNFCCC Conference of the Parties this week, Nov. […]