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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 […]

INBAR Publications - Policy Reports

Bamboo and Sustainable Development: A Briefing Note for the CCICED

Why is bamboo so important for sustainable development, and what can other countries learn from China’s management of the bamboo sector? This short briefing note introduces bamboo’s potential for environmental protection, and the development of the sector in China to date. It was prepared by INBAR for the China Council for the 2019 Annual General Meeting […]

INBAR Publications - Policy Reports



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.

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Remote Sensing-Based Regional Bamboo Resource Assessment: Vietnam

This Working Paper analyses the bamboo stocks present in Vietnam, using remote-sensing methodology. The assessment finds that there are 1.5 million hectares of pure and mixed bamboo forest in Vietnam, accounting for over 10% of the country’s total forest area and 5% of the total country area. This assessment was conducted as part of the Global Assessment […]