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FORTIP Improvement Programme

Working Papers
FORTIP Improvement Programme

Publisher:

INBAR

Pages:

55

Keywords:

bamboo, forestry, sustainable, biodiversity, strategy

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) ‘and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have jointly developed a project on “Improved Productivity of Man-made Forests Through Application of Technological Advances in Tree Breeding and Propagation (RAS/91/004)” for the Asia-Pacific region. Countries participate in the project, known as FORTIP, as constituents of a regional network. Bamboo has been prioritized as one of the top three species in the region for the project’s intervention. This Working Paper, specifically prepared for that project, attempts to provide suitable strategies to improve the productivity of bamboo.

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