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Kathleen Buckingham


INBAR Publications - Proceedings

Certification of Commodities: Opportunities and Challenges for the Rural Poor

In recent years, increased consumer interest in corporate social accountability and environmental standards has encouraged the development of certification schemes for commodities, reassuring consumers and offering potential price premiums to commodity producers. On April 2, 2009, an international workshop on the Opportunities and Challenges of Certification for Commodities Harvested/Extracted by the Rural Poor was held. […]

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Bamboo and Climate Change Mitigation

Bamboo’s fast growth is one of its many attributes which make it a useful resource for mankind. It is also commonly seen as an indication of a high ability to capture and sequester atmospheric carbon and consequently mitigate climate change, in a similar way that trees do. This report analyses the work carried out to […]