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Publicaciones de INBAR - Documentos de trabajo

The role of rattan in the socioeconomic development of Indonesia

Government policies in Indonesia regarding the regulation of the rattan market have been inconsistent since the 1970s, seriously affecting farmers, traders and exporters. Despite difficulties, price, trade and export values have been increasing since 2017. The growing export trend, followed by the increase in production and in the farm or forest gate price, is indicating […]

Report of the Africa Bamboo and Rattan Congress 2022

Under the theme «Making Bamboo and Rattan the Engine of a Resilient and Sustainable Green Economy in Africa,» the African Bamboo and Rattan Congress (ABARC) kicked off in Yaoundé, Cameroon on April 20 2022. The report contains key moments from the Congress, such as the opening ceremony, bamboo and rattan exhibition, list of participants, recommendations […]

Publicaciones de INBAR - Bamboo and Rattan Update

Latin America and the Caribbean: Reflections on 25 Years: Bamboo and Rattan Update – Volume 3 Issue 3

From the ancient inhabitants of Machu Picchu to the Mexican emperors of Tenochtitlan, bamboo and rattan have long been indispensable to the ancient civilizations of the Latin America and Caribbean region. Bamboo in particular has played and continues to play a critical role in economies and ecosystems alike. This special issue of INBAR’s magazine, Bamboo […]

Publicaciones de INBAR - Información general

Bamboo as a Green Business Opportunity in Ethiopia

Ethiopia has the largest bamboo resources in Africa, hosting a total bamboo growing area of 1.47 million ha of two indigenous bamboo species, namely lowland and highland bamboo. Bamboo resources are concentrated in seven regions of Ethiopia, namely Amhara, Benishangul Gumuz, Gambela, Oromia, Southern Nations Nationalities Peoples, Sidama and Tigray regional states. An estimated 750,000 […]

Publicaciones de INBAR - Información general

Support bamboo industry and SME value chains in Uganda: Selected cases

Bamboo is widely used by communities across Uganda. Local communities produce and make use of bamboo for house construction and production of crafts. It is also used for the production of granaries, production of basketry, bean-stakes, and fuelwood. A study by Bitariho (2015) illustrates that in Bwindi and Mgahinga locations, local communities live in bamboo […]

Publicaciones de INBAR - Documentos de trabajo

Gender Analysis of the Bamboo Sector in Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda

The Dutch-Sino-East Africa Bamboo Development Programme is a triangular South-South cooperation with the aim of supporting livelihood development, food security and better environmental management in East Africa by developing robust bamboo value chains and a sustainable bamboo industry in Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda. As part of Phase II of the programme, a gender analysis (GA) […]