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INBAR Publications - Bamboo and Rattan Update

The Future of Rattan: Bamboo and Rattan Update Volume 2 Issue 2

Volume 2 Issue 2: Out of the Woods? The Future of Rattan Soane Britain’s Lulu Lytle traces the journey of rattan from tropical forests to Titanic furniture, as it becomes a sought-after material for furniture in western markets; GreenBone CEO Lorenzo Pradella analyses how rattan bone replacement could reshape the future of bone surgeries; and Professor Terry Sunderland considers […]

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

A Review of International Bamboo and Timber Trade Regulations: A Multijurisdictional Study

The report aims to present and summarise the timber regulations applicable in different jurisdictions, analyse their impact on the trade of bamboo and bamboo products, and identify possible opportunities for facilitating the commercialisation of bamboo and its derived products.

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Análisis costo-beneficio de la incorporación del bambú en sistemas ganaderos y lineamientos de política para su uso en Colombia

El objetivo del presente estudio es contribuir a la incorporación y uso del bambú en sistemas silvopastoriles en Colombia a partir de un análisis costo-beneficio de los sistemas ganaderos y el desarrollo de lineamientos de política. Esto permitirá una mejor gestión del recurso bambú y del manejo de los sistemas ganaderos buscando siempre la sostenibilidad […]

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Country Profile of Climate Change Mitigation Potential of Implementing Sustainable Management for Bamboo Forests in Kenya

The purpose of this report is to assess the climate change mitigation potential of implementing sustainable forest management in the indigenous bamboo forests in Kenya. It was carried out by the International Bamboo and Rattan Organization (INBAR) as part of the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA).



INBAR Publications - General Information

Bamboo as a Plastic Alternative: Fact Sheet

This fact sheet provides a brief introduction to the ways in which bamboo can replace everything from single-use plastic to durable materials such as PVC. Part of INBAR’s series of fact sheets.

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Potential of Bamboo for Renewable Energy: Main Issues and Technology Options

This Working Paper provides an overview of the bioeconomic potential, technology options and opportunities of bamboo for bioenergy production. As such, this report aims to support relevant decision-makers and the bamboo sector stakeholders in their understanding of the potential and challenges of bamboo to meet key requirements towards the development of sustainable bioenergy supply chains. […]

INBAR Publications - Bamboo and Rattan Update

Fibre of the Future: Bamboo and Rattan Update Volume 2 Issue 3

Volume 2 Issue 3: ‘Bamboo: Fibre of the Future’ From plastic cups to PVC, straws to wind turbine blades… bamboo is fast becoming a feasible replacement for a number of materials. This issue of Bamboo and Rattan Update explores some of the latest bamboo innovations, and how countries can do more to develop this ‘fibre of […]

INBAR Publications - Bamboo and Rattan Update



INBAR Publications - Bamboo and Rattan Update