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INBAR Publications - Annual Highlights

INBAR Annual Highlights 2019

The 2019 Annual Highlights outlines INBAR’s activities including programmes and publications. The Annual Highlights can be read in French (here) and Spanish (here).

INBAR Publications - Trade Reports

Trade Overview 2017: Bamboo and Rattan Commodities in the International Market

Report of the international trade in bamboo and rattan products for 2016, based on analysis of UN COMTRADE statistics. This report was produced by INBAR as part of its role as the International Commodity Body for bamboo and rattan.

INBAR publications

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Bamboo in Homestead Farming System Development

The technical manual on “Bamboo in Homestead Farming System Development” is an outcome of INBAR’s IFAD-EU-funded South-South knowledge transfer strategies for scaling up pro-poor bamboo livelihoods, income generation and employment creation, and environmentatl management in Africa (Phase II) Project in Tanzania, Madagascar and Ethiopia.

INBAR Publications - Technology Transfer Models

Bamboo Micro-propagation (Tissue Culture) Planting Material Production

        The technical manual, 'Handbook on Bamboo Micrco-propagation (Tissue Culture) Planting Material Production' will be used as a ready reckoner. It will help to establish, operate and manage microscale bamboo tissue culture production unit for bare-footed community lab technicians in Africa and elsewhere.

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Biophysical Assessment of Rattan in Cameroon

This study provides robust data of rattan resources in Cameroon, enabling the development of appropriate policy and strategy for rattan development and management in Cameroon. The specific objectives were: To understand current rattan distribution and stocks; to assess current rattan status and management practice; and to provide recommendations for sustainable rattan management in Cameroon.

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Rattan Value Chain Analysis in Cameroon

The overall objective of this study was to idenfity opportunities for the development of the rattan industry in Cameroon through the analysis of the rattan value chain. The specific objectives are: To carry out an analysis of the rattan value chain; and to identify interventions that make best use of rattan for socio-economic development and […]

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Remote Sensing-Based Regional Bamboo Assessment Report of Madagascar

Mapping the spatial distribution of bamboo is necessary for biodiversity conservation, resource evaluation and ecosystem service management. This study produced a contemporary bamboo map of Madagascar for the year 2017, using 30m spatial resolution imagery. This is the first remote sensing-based bamboo resources map of its kind for Madagascar, which possesses the richest bamboo species […]

INBAR Publications - General Information

Bamboo for Land Restoration: Fact Sheet

How can bamboo help restore degraded land? With over 30 million hectares spread across the world, bamboo offers a naturally abundant, strategic tool for poverty alleviation, environmental protection and climate change mitigation. A fact sheet, produced by INBAR and the Global Landscapes Forum.

INBAR Publications - Policy Reports



INBAR Publications - General Information

Inter-Africa Bamboo Smallholder Farmers Livelihood Development Programme

A brochure on the Inter-Africa Bamboo Smallholder Farmers Livelihood Development Programme which has the goals of: enhancing incomes and livelihoods of women and youth; strengthening climate change adaptive capacities; and developing climate-smart bamboo value chains.

INBAR Publications - General Information



INBAR Publications - General Information