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.
In 2003, INBAR and Utthan took the initiative to review progress of a project which used bamboo for the environmental and socio-economic rehabilitation of villages devastated by brick mining, and presented it in a report entitled “Greening Red Earth”. Ten years on, and with land degradation seemingly an even more pressing concern, INBAR and Utthan […]
Bamboos are widely distributed in Nepal and can be an important source of income for rural livelihoods. This publication reviews an INBAR- and ITTO-led project which showed women how to plant and manage bamboo resources, as well as create value-added products. The project resulted in women’s enhanced capacity to manufacture bamboo products, which in turn […]
A report of the China Sustainable Bamboo Enterprise Programme, which ran from 2009 to 2017 in response to the Wenchuan earthquake of 2008 in Sichuan province, China.
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.
An INBAR newsletter from Winter 2013. In this issue of our quarterly newsletter you can read about how we are partnering with and encouraging collaboration between communities, governments, academic institutions, and the private sector – from working with partners to launch a new center for China-Africa collaboration in the fields of forestry and agriculture to […]