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INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Cross-Border Value Chains for Non-Timber Forest Products in Four Different Asian Countries

Non-timber forest products (NTFPs) are important in many ways for food security, livelihoods, and health of small farmers and forest dwellers in the developing world. Often they are traded internationally and in some cases the majority of a given product crosses international borders.Given the importance of NTFPs for many vulnerable groups, and the knowledge gap […]

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Market Potential of Bamboo and Rattan Products

Over the past decade since INBAR became the International Commodity Body for Bamboo and Rattan of the Common Fund for Commodities (CFC), INBAR has pioneered the establishment of a number of CFC-funded value chain projects in bamboo and rattan in Asia and Africa that show real improvements in the incomes generated by the producers within […]

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Review of Traditional Designs and Technologies of Bamboo and Rattan Products in Nepal

With the financial assistance from the Common Fund for Commodities, through the execution of INBAR and the technical support of the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), Nepal’s Department of Forest Research and Survey has been implementing the Market Development of Bamboo and Rattan Products with Potential (MDBRPP) Project since 2005, with the overall objective of […]

INBAR Publications - Annual Highlights

INBAR Annual Report 2011

The 2011 Annual Report outlines INBAR’s activities including programmes and publications.

INBAR Publications - Newsletters

South Asia Regional Newsletter No.5

The fifth edition of INBAR’s South Asia Regional Newsletter.

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 […]

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

China’s Bamboo: Culture, Resources, Cultivation and Utilization 中国竹类

This is a book about the culture, resouces, cultivation and utilization of China’s bamboo. It draws relevant knowledge from historical works on bamboos, absorbs recent achievements of bamboo research in China and other countries, and is bases on first-hand data from the editors’ own research and exploitation. This book is applicable to students of agriculture […]

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Biodiversity in Bamboo Forests: A Policy Perspective for Long Term Sustainability

This report examines in depth the situation China is facing through the loss of biodiversity in commercial bamboo forests in China.

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Review of Developed Western Markets for Bamboo and Rattan Commodities of Nepal

This report was produced as part of the Market Development of Bamboo and Rattan Products with Potential (MDBRPP) Project to explore the market opportunities for bamboo and rattan products in Nepal.

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Bamboo in Sustainable Contemporary Design

This book explores contemporary design of bamboo products, and their relation to sustainability. It outlines the concept of sustainability and the basics of the bamboo plant, before delving into processing resources, infrastructure, and the various products bamboo is used to make.