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Remote Sensing-Based Regional Bamboo Resource Assessment: Vietnam

Working Papers
Remote Sensing-Based Regional Bamboo Resource Assessment: Vietnam

Author:

Nguyen Quoc Dung; Nguyen Nghia Bien; Pham Tuan Anh; Nguyen Thi Thanh Hai; Vu Ngoc Sinh; Dinh Van De; Nguyen Quang Vinh

Publisher:

INBAR

Year:

2019

Pages:

80

Keywords:

Vietnam, bamboo, GABAR, resource assessment

This Working Paper analyses the bamboo stocks present in Vietnam, using remote-sensing methodology. The assessment finds that there are 1.5 million hectares of pure and mixed bamboo forest in Vietnam, accounting for over 10% of the country’s total forest area and 5% of the total country area. This assessment was conducted as part of the Global Assessment of Bamboo and Rattan for green development (GABAR).

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