International Bamboo and Rattan Organization

International Bamboo and Rattan Organization

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Side Event of UN Biodiversity Conference (COP 15): Bamboo Forest Biodiversity, Ecological-Economic Complex, and Carbon Sink

Side Event of UN Biodiversity Conference (COP 15): Bamboo Forest Biodiversity, Ecological-Economic Complex, and Carbon Sink

INBAR is an observer to the UN Convention on Biodiversity (UNCBD), where it promotes bamboo’s important role for biodiversity protection and healthy forests on behalf of its Member States.

INBAR will be taking part in the side event organized by the International Bamboo and Rattan Centre titled The Bamboo Forest Biodiversity, Ecological-Economic Complex, and Carbon Sink.

This side event at UNCBD COP 15 focuses on the introduction of the characteristics and main functions of bamboo forests in the ecosystem, as well as the value of bamboo forest biodiversity, increasing the awareness of the value of growth, utilization and biodiversity of bamboo forests, and expanding the influence of bamboo forest research worldwide.

Time: Saturday, 17 December 2022 –  18:15 GMT-5

Room: 513A

Topics:

  • Biodiversity, Biogeography, Conservation and Sustainable Development of Bamboos in Southeast Asia
  • The Germplasm Repository of Wild Species in Southwest China, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Bamboo ecosystem and biocentric restoration at the Amazonía bioma in Ecuador
  • Giant Panda Conservation in China
  • Bamboo-based agroforestry systems for Rural Revitalization in China
  • “Bamboo utilization for a Sustainable future
  • Bamboo forest carbon sequestration and life-cycle-assessment for product carbon footprints: practices and prospects in China