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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 - General Information

The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation: An Introduction

This detailed brochure introduces the work, mission, scope and goals of the International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation, an intergovernmental organisation that exists to promote the use of bamboo and rattan for sustainable development.

INBAR Publications - General Information

Dutch-Sino East Africa Development Programme Phase II – Brochure

This brochure introduces the second phase of the Dutch-Sino East Africa Development Programme, which will leverage Chinese and Dutch expertise in bamboo value chain development, product design, marketing and standardisation to help develop East Africa’s bamboo sector for green economic growth, trade and poverty reduction.  

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Establishment of Rattan Plantations

This publication, which was written by INBAR’s Task Force on Rattan Uses and Development, provides guidelines on the sustainable establishment and management of rattan plantations.

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Guidelines for Lung Bamboo (Bambusa longissima sp. nov.) Propagation by Offsets and Planting

This manual aims to support people who work in bamboo forestry with the propagation of Lung bamboo using offset planting. The manual offers step-by-step guidelines for the selection of sites for Lung clump mother plants, techniques for detaching offset planting, planting, maintenance and protection. This research was carried out by the International Bamboo and Rattan […]

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Life Cycle Assessment for Key Bamboo Products in Viet Nam

This report’s objective is to implement live cycle analyses (LCA) for selected bamboo-based products from cradle to gate in Viet Nam to unlock bamboo’s potential as a key resource against climate change. It analyses material flows, carbon emissions and storage in bamboo-based production. The results will contribute to policy development by providing policy options for […]

INBAR Publications - Newsletters

INBAR Newsletter 2020 Q2

The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation’s (INBAR) quarterly newsletter is published in March, June, September and October every year. To sign up for the newsletter and to browse previous issues, see here. The 2020 Q2 newsletter can be accessed here.

INBAR Publications - Newsletters

INBAR Newsletter 2019 Q2

The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation’s (INBAR) quarterly newsletter is published in March, June, September and October every year. To sign up for the newsletter and to browse previous issues, see here. The 2019 Q2 newsletter can be accessed here.

INBAR Publications - Newsletters

INBAR Newsletter 2020 Q1

The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation’s (INBAR) quarterly newsletter is published in March, June, September and October every year. To sign up for the newsletter and to browse previous issues, see here. The 2020 Q1 newsletter can be accessed here.

INBAR Publications - Newsletters

INBAR Newsletter 2020 Q3

The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation’s (INBAR) quarterly newsletter is published in March, June, September and October every year. To sign up for the newsletter and to browse previous issues, see here. The 2020 Q3 newsletter can be accessed here.

INBAR Publications - Bamboo and Rattan Update

Bamboo and Rattan Update Volume 1 Issue 1

Volume 1 Issue 1: Bamboo, Rattan and Sustainable Development The first issue of Bamboo and Rattan Update looks at bamboo and rattan for sustainable development. The issue features articles from a number of key experts in the field of bamboo’s research and use, from the 1950s onwards, including: Professor Walter Liese, ‘the grandfather of bamboo’, […]