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INBAR Publications - Annual Highlights

INBAR Annual Highlights 2019

The 2019 Annual Highlights outlines INBAR’s activities including programmes and publications.

INBAR Publications - Trade Reports

Trade Overview 2017: Bamboo and Rattan Commodities in the International Market

Report of the international trade in bamboo and rattan products for 2016, based on analysis of UN COMTRADE statistics. This report was produced by INBAR as part of its role as the International Commodity Body for bamboo and rattan.

INBAR publications

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.

INBAR Publications - National plans and policies

2019-2029 Uganda National Bamboo Strategy and Action Plan

This report was commissioned, developed and written by the Ministry of Water and Environment of Uganda. It was produced by INBAR as part of its series on national bamboo plans and policies.

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Bamboo Policy Integration Analysis: Ghana

This study critically analyses policies and programmes of Ghana’s forestry, environment, agriculture, energy, trade and employment sectors, to establish their links or potential links with the bamboo sector.

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Bamboo Policy Integration Analysis: Ethiopia

This report analyses relevant complementary policies in Ethiopia to assess their potential for integration with bamboo development, and lays out opportunities and challenges for the sector.

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Assessment of Ecosystem Services from Bamboo-dominated Natural Forests in the Coffee Region, Colombia

This Working Paper looks to understand the importance of ecosystem services from bamboo-dominated forests in Colombia’s coffee region, and how they might be affected by different land uses and management.

INBAR Publications - Annual Highlights

INBAR Annual Highlights 2019

The 2019 Annual Highlights outlines INBAR’s activities including programmes and publications.

INBAR Publications - Annual Highlights

INBAR Annual Highlights 2018

The 2018 Annual Report outlines INBAR’s activities including programmes and publications.

INBAR Publications - Annual Highlights

Resumen anual de INBAR 2018

El resumen anual 2018 describe las actividades, programas y publicaciones de INBAR.

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

A Manual for Bamboo Forest Biomass and Carbon Assessment

While there are many international guidelines for forest carbon assessment, very little information exists on measuring the carbon sequestration potential of bamboo. Fast growing, with a high rate of carbon storage and a wide spread across the tropics and subtropics, understanding the dynamics of carbon cycle in the bamboo forest ecosystem is critically important for […]