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INBAR Publications - Bamboo and Rattan Update

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 […]

INBAR Publications - General Information

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 […]

INBAR Publications - General Information

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 - Proceedings

Modern Engineered Bamboo Structures (ICBS 2018)

Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Modern Bamboo Structures (ICBS 2018), June 25-27, 2018, Beijing, China. The overarching theme of the book is ‘Enhancing Cooperation for Green Development through Bamboo’s Contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals’. The contributions focus on how to realise bamboo’s huge potential in a number of areas: sustainable commodity production, […]

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Assessment of Ecosystem Services from Bamboo-dominated Natural Forests in the Coffee Region, Colombia

This Working Paper looks to understand the importance of ecosystem services from bamboo-dominated forests in Colombia’s coffee region, and how they might be affected by different land uses and management.

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Bamboo Policy Integration Analysis: Ethiopia

This report analyses relevant complementary policies in Ethiopia to assess their potential for integration with bamboo development, and lays out opportunities and challenges for the sector. [July – This report has been temporarily removed pending ongoing revisions.]

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Bamboo Policy Integration Analysis: Ghana

This study critically analyses policies and programmes of Ghana’s forestry, environment, agriculture, energy, trade and employment sectors, to establish their links or potential links with the bamboo sector.

INBAR Publications - National plans and policies

2019-2029 Uganda National Bamboo Strategy and Action Plan

This report was commissioned, developed and written by the Ministry of Water and Environment of Uganda. It was produced by INBAR as part of its series on national bamboo plans and policies.

INBAR Publications - General Information

INBAR 20th Anniversary Album

An album charting INBAR’s progress and achievements since its establishment in 1997.