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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 - National plans and policies

2019-2030 Ethiopian Bamboo Development Strategy and Action Plan

This report was commissioned, developed and written by the Environment, Forest and Climate Change Commission of Ethiopia. It was produced by INBAR as part of its series on national bamboo plans and policies. The strategy can be accessed in Amharic here.

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Evaluación regional de recursos de bambú mediante la aplicación móvil

INBAR ha desarrollado el Sistema de Registro y Monitoreo de Bambú, que consiste en un conjunto de aplicativos móviles y en línea para facilitar la generación de información georreferenciada de la distribución de diferentes especies de bambú en un área dada.  Con el propósito de validar la herramienta en América Latina y contribuir a la […]

Manual for Sustainable Management of Clumping Bamboo Forest

Many countries are aware of the socio-economic and environmental benefits of bamboo; however, due to a lack of knowledge for establishment and management of bamboo, especially for clumping bamboo, this plant’s potential is still untapped in many countries. This manual aims to support people who work in the field for the establishment and management of […]

INBAR Publications - Trade Reports

Trade Overview 2018: Bamboo and Rattan Commodities in China

China has the world’s largest market for international bamboo and rattan products. This report analyses China’s trade in bamboo and rattan products for 2018, based on analysis of statistics from China Customs.

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 2017, 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.

Bambú, ratán y la biodiversidad – Hoja informativa

El bambú y el ratán desempeñan un papel clave en la conservación de la biodiversidad y contribuyen a la gestión de suelos. Varios bambúes y ratanes son fundamentales para la supervivencia de otras especies. Septiembre de 2019

INBAR Publications - General Information

Razones para pensar en bambú – Hoja informativa

¿Cómo puede el bambú ayudar a restaurar la tierra degradada? Con más de 30 millones de hectáreas repartidas por todo el mundo (FAO 2010), el bambú ofrece una herramienta estratégica y naturalmente abundante para el alivio de la pobreza, la protección del medio ambiente y la mitigación del cambio climático. Una hoja informativa, producida por […]