International Bamboo and Rattan Organization

International Bamboo and Rattan Organization


Webinar: Anji Bamboo Study Virtual Tour (Part I): Supply Chain Integration for Maximum Utilisation and Value Addition

Webinar: Anji Bamboo Study Virtual Tour (Part I): Supply Chain Integration for Maximum Utilisation and Value Addition

INBAR is presenting a series of virtual study tours to Anji, to showcasing key links of the Anji bamboo supply chain,  providing an opportunity for other bamboo producing and consuming countries, to learn major experiences and lessons of bamboo development in Anji.


Through presenting a series of virtual study tours to Anji, the top bamboo producing area in China which has the most developed bamboo supply chain in China, the tour tries to demonstrate the development history and mechanisms of the Anji bamboo supply chain to developing countries, through a series of tours to key link factories and interviews of stakeholders.  Help participants to understand main experiences and lessons learnt in local landscape governance, bamboo value-addition and supply chain development, new technology and innovative products/marketing, bamboo entrepreneurship, harmonious development of the primary, secondary and tertiary industries to achieve multi-win situation, etc.


Mr. Xuan Taotao – Bamboo Industry Officer in Anji

Mr. Taotao graduated with a Master in Bamboo Industry from Zhejiang A & F University in 1988. He has been taking a leading role in the research and development works for the industrialization of the Anji Bamboo Sector, he has participated in or led several pieces of research including, the Moso bamboo harvesting cycle, Moso bamboo plantation high-yielding technology pilot, development of strand-woven bamboo technologies, Anji bamboo product patent rights protection, bamboo briquette charcoal processing technologies, bamboo activated carbon products, bamboo furniture panel products and veneer products, bamboo biomass fuel production, among others.  He had also been providing consultancy service in Fujian and Jiang Xi Province domestically, and in Mekong Region internationally. He has been receiving international delegations studying the Anji bamboo sector sent from China Bamboo Research and Development Center and INBAR since the 1990s.


Part I

  • Virtual tour I: Moso bamboo forest, villages and bamboo eco-tourism sites to study local bamboo forest management
  • Virtual tour II: Bamboo pre-processing factory
  • Virtual tour III: Bamboo furniture panel manufacturer
  • Virtual tour IV: Bamboo chopstick, toothpick and barbecue skewer manufacturer
  • Virtual tour V: Bamboo plaited products (curtain, mat, carpet) manufacturer
  • Virtual tour VI: Bamboo briquette charcoal manufacturer


Part II

  • Virtual tour VII: Bamboo-based activated carbon manufacturer
  • Virtual tour VIII: Bamboo handicraft products manufacturer
  • Virtual tour IX: Bamboo inner and outer decoration materials manufacturer
  • Virtual tour X: Bamboo round pole structure manufacturer
  • Virtual tour XI: Anji International Bamboo Trade Center


The tours will be introduced by Anji local consultants, each tour will mainly contain an introduction, the virtual tour and a Q&A.

Application Process:

For the selection process INBAR will give priority to people who are undertaking bamboo related production, processing, product development, sales and marketing, territorial and natural resources planning, investment, finance and green technology transfer, etc., and are interested in learning and exchanging bamboo production processes, relative technologies and innovation, product quality control and market status, may apply to attend this study tour.

Submit the online application form before 17 August 2021. INBAR  will review all applications and selected participants will be sent an invitation on 20 August 2021.


Part I: 24-26 August 2021

  • 20:00-22:00 (Beijing, GMT+8)
  • 17:30-19:30 (New Delhi GMT +5.5)
  • 15:00-17:00 (Addis Ababa GMT+3)
  • 14:00-16:00 (Rome GMT +2)
  • 13:00-15:00 (Yaounde GMT+1)
  • 07:00-09:00 (Quito GMT-5)


Note: Only participants that complete both parts will receive a certificate. However, participants can enrol on either of the sessions. It is recommended, but not mandatory, that participants join Part I before attending Part II.