International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation

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Wang Hankun

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INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Properties of East African Bamboo

East Africa has abundant bamboo resources. Understanding the physical and mechanical properties of these bamboos is crucial for developing appropriate value chains. Under the Dutch-Sino-East Africa Bamboo Development Programme, bamboo resource assessments were undertaken in Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda, using remote sensing technology and market and value-chain studies.