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INBAR Publications - Bamboo and Rattan Update

‘Asia and the Pacific’: Reflections on 25 Years – Volume 3 Issue 2

From the rattan furniture markets of Indonesia to the soaring bamboo scaffolding of southern China, bamboo and rattan are embedded in countries and cultures across Asia and the Pacific. These non-timber forest plants play a critical role in economies and ecosystems alike. This special issue of INBAR’s magazine, Bamboo and Rattan Update, examines bamboo and […]

Trade Overview 2019: Bamboo and Rattan Commodities in the International Market

The report of international trade in bamboo and rattan products for 2019, based on an analysis of UN Comtrade data. This report was produced by INBAR in its role as the International Commodity Body for bamboo and rattan.

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INBAR Publications - National plans and policies

2018-2022 Ecuador National Bamboo Strategy Guidelines for Inclusive and Green Development

‘National Bamboo Strategy 2018-2022: Guidelines for a Green and Inclusive Development’ is an open and participatory document providing a roadmap. It identifies all of the elements, actors, dynamics, processes, competitors, territories, and related knowledge with the emerging bamboo sector in Ecuador, and sets this information out in the clearest way possble. The Strategy recommends a […]

INBAR Publications - General Information

Identification of Bamboo and Rattan in the Harmonized System

A summary of INBAR’s work with Harmonized System (HS) Codes, and the work of INBAR, the World Customs Organization and China Customs to improve how trade in bamboo and rattan products is represented and monitored around the world.

INBAR Publications - General Information

Bamboo Biodiversity: Africa, Madagascar and the Americas

Very little is known about the distribution and ecological roles of bamboo, particularly outside of Asia. This report is a first step towards quantifying existing resources of bamboo and their ecological importance in Africa, Madagascar and the Americas. Knowledge of the magnitude and distribution of these resources is a necessary precursor to planning and implementing […]

INBAR Publications - Annual Highlights

INBAR Annual Highlights 2018

The 2018 Annual Report outlines INBAR’s activities including programmes and publications.

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Integrated Advanced Remote Sensing GIS Study for Bamboo-based Livelihood Analysis and Rural Development Planning in Nhamatanda, Dondo districts of Sofala province, Mozambique

A report written by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), INBAR and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The study broadly aims at establishing a pilot model for an integrated approach of remote sensing and GIS, and tests its utility in Mozambique for livelihoods development. The information from this report can be […]

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Manual técnico de la Caña de Guayaquil – Sistematización Piura

El “Manual técnico de la caña guayaquil: sistematización de experiencias en la región Piura”, dividido en 7 secciones que recoge las experiencias, vivencias y lecciones aprendidas en sus distintas fases de producción iniciando desde la propagación, manejo silvicultural, aprovechamiento, preservado y usos de la especie más utilizada en la Región de Piura que es la […]

INBAR Publications - BARC 2018

BARC Innovation and Industry Development Plenary Session Speech: Robert Nasi, CIFOR

A speech given by Robert Nasi, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), at the Global Bamboo and Rattan Congress (BARC 2018) in the plenary session on innovation and industry development within the bamboo and rattan sectors.

INBAR Publications - BARC 2018

BARC Innovation and Industry Development Plenary Session Speech: Jiang Zehui, INBAR Board of Trustees co-Chair

A speech given by Jiang Zehui, INBAR Board of Trustees co-Chair, at the Global Bamboo and Rattan Congress (BARC 2018) in the plenary session on innovation and industry development within the bamboo and rattan sectors.

INBAR Publications - BARC 2018

BARC Innovation and Industry Development Plenary Session Speech: Jan van Dam, Wageningen University

A speech given by Jan van Dam, Wageningen University, at the Global Bamboo and Rattan Congress (BARC 2018) in the plenary session on innovation and industry development within the bamboo and rattan sectors.

INBAR Publications - BARC 2018

BARC Innovation and Industry Development Plenary Session Speech: Ye Lin, ERCBWC

A speech given by Ye Lin, Engineering Research Centre for Bamboo Winding Composites (ERCBWC), at the Global Bamboo and Rattan Congress (BARC 2018) in the plenary session on innovation and industry development within the bamboo and rattan sectors.