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Greening Red Earth Restoring Landscapes, Rebuilding Lives

In 2003, INBAR and Utthan took the initiative to review progress of a project which used bamboo for the environmental and socio-economic rehabilitation of villages devastated by brick mining, and presented it in a report entitled “Greening Red Earth”. Ten years on, and with land degradation seemingly an even more pressing concern, INBAR and Utthan […]

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Carbon Off-­Setting with Bamboo

Until recently, quantification methodologies and bamboo-specific examples in climate change mitigation were limited. To harness the untapped potential of bamboo for mitigation, INBAR and partners have made significant progress in developing methodologies for bamboo carbon accounting in an afforestation projects. In this publication, INBAR builds on previous work by introducing some of the latest developments […]

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The Bamboo Production to Consumption System in Cameroon

This study forms part of INBAR’s efforts to develop the bamboo sector in Africa and the Central African subregion in particular, in partnership with the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and local partners. The study’s main objective is to conduct and analyse the production to consumption system of Cameroon’s bamboo sector and identify potential […]

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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

Farm and Forestry Production and Marketing Profile for Bamboo

This profile on bamboo, created as a part of the “Specialty Crops for Pacific Island Agroforestry”, describes bamboo’s uses, characteristics, propagation, cultivation, pests, disadvantages, commercial and small-scale production, yields, and markets.

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

A Pathway Out of Poverty

This publication examines the effect that the introduction of bamboo incense stick production as a livelihood option has had in the employment and income levels of women in the rural subsistence economy of Tripura, India. The interventions by TRIBAC have resulted in: employment generation, enhanced income, increased production, and growths in opportunity.