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Análisis de los Marcos Regulatorios y de las Políticas para el Desarrollo del Bambú-Guadua en Colombia

Este informe presenta el análisis de las principales brechas, pero también las oportunidades, del marco normativo y de política pública que regula la guadua o bambú en Colombia. Su objetivo es ofrecer un conjunto de recomendaciones concretas para la generación de las condiciones jurídicas y de políticas públicas adecuadas para el desarrollo y el uso […]

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Identificación y Diseño de Incentivos Financieros y No Financieros para el Uso del Bambú en la Construcción

El presente estudio se realizó con el objetivo de identificar y diseñar servicios e instrumentos financieros y no financieros que incentiven la adquisición y construcción de viviendas e infraestructuras de bambú, así como la provisión de materia prima y acabados, considerando las normativas nacionales y arreglos institucionales necesarios para su implementación.

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Análisis de Políticas para el Desarrollo del Bambú en las Provincias de Napo, Pastaza y Morona Santiago, Ecuador

El presente estudio busca aportar a la dinamización del sector bambú, a partir de un análisis de los aspectos normativos internacionales, regionales y nacionales que lo rigen, con un enfoque específico en las provincias amazónicas de Napo, Pastaza y Morona Santiago.

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Farmer Field Schools on Sustainable Management of Clumping Bamboo Facilitators Manual: Part 1

This manual provides guidelines for initiation of bamboo Farmers Field School (FFS) groups, and for facilitation of these groups. The manual is intended for both FFS facilitators, who are charged with the day-to-day responsibilities to facilitate the FFS groups, and for the FFS coordinators, who are charged with selection and supervision of the FFS facilitators.

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Assessment of Bamboo Forest Ecosystem Services in Thanh Hoa Province, Viet Nam

Thanh Hoa is a province in the north-central region of Viet Nam. The bamboo forest area covers 180,786 ha, accounting for 16.3% of the total natural land area. There have been few attempts to assess the type and extent of ecosystem services (ES) provided by the bamboo forests in Thanh Hoa province. This study attempts […]

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The Use of Bamboo for Landscape Restoration in Central and West Africa

Africa is one of the most ecologically vulnerable continents in the world, with over 700 million hectares of degraded land and degradation progressing at a rate of 3% per year. However, evidence points to historical efforts for landscape restoration. Among the options for responding to key challenges is the use of species with considerable potential […]

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Bamboo Resource Assessment in Five Regions of Ghana

This study reviews existing literature on bamboo resource assessment and obtains field-based measurements of sampled bamboo stands to determine the structural characteristics and ecological variation of bamboo in five regions of Ghana, namely the Ashanti, Central, Eastern, Western and Western North regions. The aim is to enable proper planning to inform decision-making and policies for […]

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Manual for Bamboo Agroforestry Systems in Ghana

This manual provides basic information about the development of bamboo resources through agroforestry systems in Ghana. The manual seeks to increase public awareness of how this important natural resource can be integrated easily and successfully with food crops. Practical guidelines for cultivating and sustainably managing bamboo species are offered to help farmers derive maximum outputs […]

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Bamboo Value Chain Study: Ghana

This paper provides an analysis of the bamboo value chain (BVC) in Ghana and its potential to contribute to the transformation of the economy. Data were collected from resource owners, managers, collectors, processors, marketers and users of bamboo and institutions associated with bamboo in five regions of Ghana (Ashanti, Eastern, Greater Accra, Central and Western). […]

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Bamboo Policy Integration Analysis: Cameroon

Although the bamboo sector can contribute enormously towards ensuring sustainable development in Cameroon, information on the policy and legal framework governing the bamboo sector are limited. This paper analyses the current policies and/or programmes on thematic areas such as forestry, environment, landscape restoration, bio-energy, and rural employment, relevant to the development of the bamboo sector […]