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BARC in Beijing: Reflections on 25 Years: Bamboo and Rattan Update – Volume 3 Issue 4

2022 was a banner year for bamboo and rattan. On 7 November 2022, the 25th anniversary of INBAR and the Second Global Bamboo and Rattan Congress (BARC 2022) convened in Beijing, elevating bamboo and rattan to the global stage. This special issue of BRU commemorates the event, highlighting major moments from the Congress while summarizing […]

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INBAR 25th Anniversary Album

The INBAR 25th Anniversary Album was written to commemorate INBAR turning 25. Inside, you will find an introduction and history of the organization, along with how INBAR’s work contributes to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. The Album also covers highlights from 10 major areas over the years. Colorful pictures can be found accompanying the […]

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Bamboo as a Substitute for Plastic Initiative

The Bamboo as a Substitute for Plastic Initiative, initially proposed by China and INBAR at the High-level Dialogue on Global Development in June 2022, is now building serious momentum. In November 2022, at the Opening Ceremony of the Second Bamboo and Rattan Congress (BARC 2022) as well as INBAR’s 25th anniversary celebration, INBAR and the Government […]

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INBAR Publications - Bamboo and Rattan Update

Conservation and Communities: Bamboo and Rattan Update Volume 1 Issue 2

Volume 1 Issue 2: Conservation and Communities The second issue of Bamboo and Rattan Update explores the complex, interwoven relationships between bamboo, rattan, and the species which depend on these plants, including humans.  Dr. Jake Owens, Director of Conservation at Los Angeles Zoo, reflects on his experiences working with giant pandas, and on the intimate, evolving relationship between […]

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

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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À PROPOS DE L’INBAR

L’Organisation internationale pour le bambou et le rotin (INBAR) est une organisation intergouvernementale qui promeut un développement écologiquement durable en s’appuyant sur l’utilisation du bambou et du rotin.

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Acerca de INBAR

La Organización internacional del bambú y el ratán (INBAR, por sus siglas en inglés) es una organización de desarrollo intergubernamental que promueve el desarrollo ecológicamente sostenible utilizando el bambú y el ratán.

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关于INBAR

国际竹藤组织是一个政府间国际组织,致力于竹藤资源价值推广和开发利用,助力全球可持续发展。

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About INBAR

The International Bamboo and Rattan Organization (INBAR) is an intergovernmental organization that promotes environmentally sustainable development using bamboo and rattan.

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

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). […]