CNN, 04.07.2016 – Video considering the potential of bamboo in Ethiopia.
COVID-19 has made bamboo sector development a more pressing concern in a number of INBAR’s project countries. Of the many communities impacted by COVID-19, people living in rural areas have been hit particularly hard. In parts of Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda – all countries which are part of INBAR’s ongoing Dutch-Sino-East Africa Bamboo Development Programme […]
A new technical report provides guidelines on how to establish and maintain a sustainable rattan plantation. Rattans are among the most important non-wood forest products of tropical forests. They provide a substantial source of income for many people in rural communities, and are a high-quality material for use in furniture and handicrafts. Because rattans grow […]
Biodiversity loss is one of the most pressing issues of our time. For the next issue of Bamboo and Rattan Update, the editors are looking for articles which explore how these plants can help. The next decade will be a crucial one for the world’s ecosystems. 2020 marks the end of the United Nations’ ‘Decade […]