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INBAR Publications

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Comparative Analysis and Policy Recommendations on Developing Bamboo Resource Tenure Systems in Asia and Africa

This report explores bamboo sector challenges and forest tenure issues in seven developing countries. Forest tenure is explored because in most countries there are no specific tenure systems for bamboo, which despite its importance to local livelihoods, has long been seen as a less important species than timber, which generates more revenue. The report finds […]

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Bamboo Product Commercialization in the European Union

Despite the potential of bamboo as a fast growing renewable resource, the market for bamboo products in the West is still relatively small. There has hardly been any research on the commercialization of bamboo products from the perspective of consuming regions in the West, such as the European Union. Literature search and qualitative analysis of […]

INBAR Publications - Annual Highlights

INBAR Annual Report 2006

The 2006 Annual Report outlines INBAR’s activities including programmes and publications.

INBAR Publications - Annual Highlights

INBAR Annual Report 2005

The 2005 Annual Report outlines INBAR’s activities including programmes and publications.

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

A Gender Assessment Study on Bamboo-based Rural Development and Utilization Activities – a Case Study in Yunnan, China

As the main output of a gender-specific field case study conducted in Yunan province, China, this paper provides a preliminary review and analysis of bamboo as both a forest resource and a livelihood means for rural people from the perspective of gender.

INBAR Publications - Technology Transfer Models

Tropical Bamboos Propagation Manual

This manual describes seven methods of propagating tropical bamboo species.

INBAR Publications - General Information

Bamboo Biodiversity: Africa, Madagascar and the Americas

Very little is known about the distribution and ecological roles of bamboo, particularly outside of Asia. This report is a first step towards quantifying existing resources of bamboo and their ecological importance in Africa, Madagascar and the Americas. Knowledge of the magnitude and distribution of these resources is a necessary precursor to planning and implementing […]