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INBAR Publications - Proceedings

Nouvelles Recherches Sur Les Rotins Africains

        Le métier de la production et de la commercialisation du rotin est bien établi en Asie. Il demeure un métier vibrant bien que très affecte par une sur exploitation de la ressource, un manque de disponibilité de la ressource, ainsi que par les coûts relatifs de la main d’œuvre entre les pays. Beaucoup moins est […]

INBAR Publications - Proceedings

New Research on African Rattans

The business of rattan production and trade is well established in Asia. It remains a vibrant business although one greatly affected by over-exploitation of the resource, resource scarcity and relative labour costs between countries. Far less is known about rattans in Africa, yet there is a potential to emulate the better aspects of Asian experience […]

INBAR Publications - Annual Highlights

INBAR Annual Report 1999

The 1999 Annual Report outlines INBAR’s activities including programmes and publications.

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Bamboo Panel Boards: A State-of-the-Art Review

Bamboo in panel form is well suited to substitute wood and therefore, development/refinement of cost-effective technologies to produce bamboo-based panels is an important area of research. In 1990, the International Development Research Centre of Canada commissioned an evaluation on past research and research needs for bamboo and rattan. The report issued in 1991 indicated the […]

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Considerations in Rattan Inventory Practices in the Tropics

Rattan – an economically and socially important plant to the rural population in many tropical developing countries and is in need of sustainable management initiatives. As inventories provide data crucial to management decisions, rattan inventories and research on inventory methods are important for sustainable management of the plant. This technical report is an outcome of the […]

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

The Bamboo and Rattan Sectors in Asia: an Analysis of Production-to-Consumption Systems

The Socio-economics and Policy Programme of INBAR was guided by a Working Group made up of senior social and natural scientists from government agencies and universities in Asia. The Group worked in coordination with Mr. Brian Belcher, then principal economist of INBAR, to set the research priorities and plans for the programme. For the initial […]

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Socio-economic Issues and Constraints in the Bamboo and Rattan Sectors: INBAR’s Assessment

This document highlights the emerging issues in bamboo and rattan that have relevance to INBAR’s programmatic approach to socio-economic development of rural and marginalized resource-poor communities. Using information from INBAR’s 11 production-to-consumption studies from South and Southeast Asia (6 bamboo studies from China, India, Nepal and the Philippines, and 5 rattan studies from Indonesia, Laos […]

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Uncovering the Green Gold of Indonesia: A Design Research on Bamboo’s Potential

In this research three discrete factors were explored in order to discover possible approaches to the development of this abundant natural resource. The three factors were: the contribution of advanced technology and improved treatment methods to improve bamboo’s material performance; the appropriate use of human resources through the application of appropriate technology; and the introduction […]

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Bamboos of India

Within Asia, India is second only to China in terms of the quantities and varieties of bamboo species found in the country. However, as in many other countries, information on this subject is generally inadequate and inaccessible. This compilation seeks to fulfil this need. Based primarily on a literature survey, it provides a comprehensive and holistic […]

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Priority Species of Bamboo and Rattan

An exercise to select bamboo and rattan species for further research was completed in 1993. This collaboration resulted in the first joint publication, between INBAR and IBPGR issued in 1994. The INBAR Bamboo Rattan Working Group on Genetic Diversity and Conservation decided last year to bring out a second edition of Priority Species of Bamboo […]