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INBAR Publications - Bamboo and Rattan Update

‘Conservation and Communities’: Bamboo and Rattan Update Volume 1 Issue 2

Volume 1 Issue 2: Conservation and Communities The second issue of Bamboo and Rattan Update explores the complex, interwoven relationships between bamboo, rattan, and the species which depend on these plants, including humans.  Dr. Jake Owens, Director of Conservation at Los Angeles Zoo, reflects on his experiences working with giant pandas, and on the intimate, evolving relationship between […]

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INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Development and Submission of Life Cycle Inventory Data for Bamboo-Based Construction Materials

This publication is the result of a project carried out by INBAR’s Bamboo Construction Task Force, in collaboration with Ecoinvent Association and the University of Zurich. It provides datasets for the life cycle of various bamboo-based construction materials.

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Farmer Field Schools on Sustainable Management of Clumping Bamboo Facilitators Manual: Part 1

This manual provides guidelines for initiation of bamboo Farmers Field School (FFS) groups, and for facilitation of these groups. The manual is intended for both FFS facilitators, who are charged with the day-to-day responsibilities to facilitate the FFS groups, and for the FFS coordinators, who are charged with selection and supervision of the FFS facilitators.

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Análisis de Políticas para el Desarrollo del Bambú en las Provincias de Napo, Pastaza y Morona Santiago, Ecuador

El presente estudio busca aportar a la dinamización del sector bambú, a partir de un análisis de los aspectos normativos internacionales, regionales y nacionales que lo rigen, con un enfoque específico en las provincias amazónicas de Napo, Pastaza y Morona Santiago.

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Identificación y Diseño de Incentivos Financieros y No Financieros para el Uso del Bambú en la Construcción

El presente estudio se realizó con el objetivo de identificar y diseñar servicios e instrumentos financieros y no financieros que incentiven la adquisición y construcción de viviendas e infraestructuras de bambú, así como la provisión de materia prima y acabados, considerando las normativas nacionales y arreglos institucionales necesarios para su implementación.

Políticas que promueven el desarrollo del bambú en las provincias de Chanchamayo, Oxapampa, Satipo y Rioja, Perú

El propósito del presente documento es analizar los avances que ha tenido la legislación peruana en la promoción del bambú, así como, la composición y desarrollo de la cadena de valor.

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Análisis de los Marcos Regulatorios y de las Políticas para el Desarrollo del Bambú-Guadua en Colombia

Este informe presenta el análisis de las principales brechas, pero también las oportunidades, del marco normativo y de política pública que regula la guadua o bambú en Colombia. Su objetivo es ofrecer un conjunto de recomendaciones concretas para la generación de las condiciones jurídicas y de políticas públicas adecuadas para el desarrollo y el uso […]

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Ecosystem Services and Cost-Benefit Analysis of Natural Forests and Mixed Bamboo Systems in Peru

Two studies on ecosystem services were conducted in the northern and central jungle regions of Peru to better understand the ecosystem services that are provided by different land uses in the region. Through surveys conducted with the participation of local and regional actors, three types of land use (bamboo forest/plantation, natural forest and farm) were […]

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Integration of Bamboo Forestry into Carbon Markets

This policy brief provides an introduction to how bamboo forestry projects can be integrated into carbon markets. By explaining how to develop and register bamboo forestry projects for certification in carbon markets, this policy brief aims to support project developers and government actors to gain additional incomes from these projects and integrate bamboo more into national […]

Manual for Sustainable Management of Clumping Bamboo Forest

Many countries are aware of the socio-economic and environmental benefits of bamboo; however, due to a lack of knowledge for establishment and management of bamboo, especially for clumping bamboo, this plant’s potential is still untapped in many countries.This manual aims to support people who work in the field for the establishment and management of bamboo […]

INBAR Publications - National plans and policies

2019-2030 Ethiopian Bamboo Development Strategy and Action Plan

This report was commissioned, developed and written by the Environment, Forest and Climate Change Commission of Ethiopia. It was produced by INBAR as part of its series on national bamboo plans and policies.