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In Konkan, Maharasthra, India an INBAR ARS programme has successfully established a bamboo construction enterprise, which targets the nearby tourism and beach resort market in Goa. In a two-year period, the enterprise has recorded sales of US$ 225,000. At the local level the project is implemented by KONBAC, a INBAR-established community-based NGO. KONBAC also works […]
In Konkan, Mahrashtra State, India, an ARS programme established by INBAR in 2002, has successfully set up a community-based furniture production unit, which makes high-quality aesthetically pleasing round-pole bamboo furniture. The furniture is currently sold to high-end hotels and resorts operating in the Goa tourist region, generating monthly incomes of US$100 for local artisans. At […]
Between 2003 and 2008, INBAR and local partners have implemented bamboo action research in several of Ecuador’s least developed areas, with the aim of promoting bamboo as an alternative source of income for poor rural households. The programme has focused on developing and validating pro-poor, bamboo technologies in Latin America, disseminating research findings and best […]
In 2004/05, as part of IFAD grant 774, INBAR began to undertake action research in Mozambique to replicate technologies and knowledge, which were developed in other countries and regions under IFAD grant 518 (2001-2004). Initial action research was focused on evaluating bamboo resources in Mozambique, providing policy recommendations, building stakeholders bamboo propogation capacity, and validating […]
The INBAR Action Research Site (ARS) programme in Kumasi, Ghana, was established in 2004 to demonstrate the potential that bamboo has to provide livelihoods for income generation. The ARS works through demonstration enterprise, which enable more effective and wider application of bamboo technologies to allow the rural poor to produce and process bamboo more effectively […]
The overall goal of INBAR’s Action Research Site programme in Bule village, Awassa, South Nations Nationalities and Peoples Regional State, Ethiopia is to develop rural community micro and small enterprises that utilise local bamboo resources for livelihood development. As the programme is still in the development phase, the main objectives have been to a) raise […]
The Community Enterprise Development Project, also known as the “Design Centre Philippines”, was set up by INBAR to develop new processes for bamboo component and product production. The project has focused on promoting village-level production and alleviating rural poverty. To achieve this, the project has veered away from heavy capital investment in machinery. This has […]
The overall goal of INBAR’s Tamenglong ARS programme in Manipur, India is to develop village cluster-based enterprises that utilise local bamboo and rattan resources for livelihood development. The specific objectives of the programme are to a) develop pro-poor bamboo and rattan processing and production technology, b) create community institutional systems to manage and protect local […]
This manual describes seven methods of propagating tropical bamboo species.
This manual explains how to construct an emergency shelter using locally-available bamboo.